This is a doozy right here…. be on your shit!
Cybersecurity is a constant battleground. In 2017, security researchers discovered some 23,000 new malware specimens per day (that’s 795 per hour).
While that headline is shocking, it turns out that the majority of these specimens are variants of the same malware type. They just have slightly different code that each creates a “new” signature.
Every now and then, though, a truly new malware strain bursts onto the scene. Mylobot is one such example: it’s new, highly sophisticated, and gathering momentum. Continue reading
The food game is a hustle ESPECIALLY in AmeriKKKa now with un-natural things even being label natural now to fool people….
In his book “The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor,” award-winning journalist and author, Mark Schatzker, investigates the introduction of flavor into the industrialized food supply. An investigative journalist by profession, Schatzker’s curiosity about flavor led him to eventually write two books addressing this issue. Continue reading
Pay attention to the permission these mobile apps want…
La Liga, an app for Spanish soccer fans, was spying on fans using otherwise unnecessary GPS and microphone permissions to identify bars showing the game without a license. Continue reading
If you didn’t already know…
Your smart speaker can hear sounds that humans can’t, meaning attackers could hypothetically trigger a command without you noticing. It’s happening in labs right now. Continue reading
FB never plays by the rules…. bitches….
GDPR, a new European privacy law, means users must explicitly give permission for most data collection. Facebook would like you to give them that permission.
Lucky for Facebook they’re very good at getting people to do what they want. We talked last week about how tech companies use Dark Patterns to trick you, designing things to subtly push people into doing what benefits them. Well take a look at this example, from a Facebook blog post announcing their new GDPR features: Continue reading