Ban on Chinese drones divides US government

Not sure why the AmeriKKKan military trusts Chinese companies in this regard period. Where are the domestic drone makers? Oh yeah they outsourced everything to Asia like dummies… smmfh

The ongoing ban of Chinese drones divides the US government, reports the New York Times. Recently, the Department of the Interior grounded its entire fleet of drones out of data security concerns. Other government agencies, however, are more concerned about the impact of a possible all-out ban. Continue reading

Apple’s Mac computers now outpace Windows in malware and virus

This is because they know Mac users are trusting and generally don’t know jack about computers…

Think your Apple product is safe from malware? That only people using Windows machines have to take precautions? According to cybersecurity software company Malwarebytes’ latest State of Malware report, it’s time to think again. The amount of malware on Macs is outpacing PCs for the first time ever, and your complacency could be your worst enemy. Continue reading

How the CIA used Crypto AG encryption devices to spy on countries for decades – Washington Post

shoutout to the CIA for flimflamming “our” allies as well as most of the world…

For more than half a century, governments all over the world trusted a single company to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret. Continue reading

Facebook’s Off-Facebook Activity tool is now available to everyone


An attempt at transparency…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that a new privacy tool called Off-Facebook Activity is now available to Facebook users around the globe.

Designed to improve transparency, Off-Facebook Activity provides information about data that third-party businesses share with Facebook. Facebook uses the provided information to show advertisement to its users, for suggestions, e.g. groups or businesses, or to help organizations “understand how their website, app, or ads are performing”. Continue reading

Check Your Email: Google May Have Shared Your Videos Stored in Google Photos

Google is sending notices to some Google Photos users with alarming news. For five days late last year, the Google Takeout service, which lets you download your data, sent videos to some users that belong to somebody else. Yes, you read that right. Google already fixed the problem, but that still leaves potentially sensitive videos in the hands of strangers. Continue reading

How to Get Your $100 From Yahoo After All Those Breaches

Here we go with this bullshit again…

The folks behind the largest known hack of user data to date are finally paying up. Yahoo, now owned by Verizon, recently agreed to pay $117.5 million as part of a proposed class action settlement stemming from a series of breaches in the 2010s that affected 3 billion people—basically Yahoo’s then-entire user base. Continue reading

The Best Ways to Use Your Old Silica Gel Packets

I don’t know about putting them around food but the other uses are pretty cool…

Some hacks don’t withstand the test of time. They become victims of ever-evolving technology or simply fall out of fashion. But when it comes to silica gel packets, the hacks are still top quality. Continue reading