We take a look at why you should give Firefox another try. There are a few key differences when it comes to the privacy side that Chrome doesn’t have.
We have many stories of manufacturers failing to support their smart devices.
Best buy Insignia TV’s will drop smart support.
Netflix is dropping support on old roku
Iris (Lowe’s smart hub) was stopped a few months ago
Nest Google issue
- side channel attacks – we’ve kind of covered this, but it’s probably good to revisit it a bit. Good food for thought.
- Google buying Fitbit
- Who is gathering data about you? (Loyalty cards, cable boxes, isp dns)
In today’s episode we plug Adversarialfashion.com. Clothing to thwart license plate readers.
Phishing scam: https://twitter.com/DigitalLawyer/status/1181348689756864513https://twitter.com/DigitalLawyer/status/1181348689756864513
We just fly threw the news topics this week.
WhatsApp bug: https://amp.news.com.au/technology/online/hacking/whatsapp-users-urged-to-update-as-hackers-break-into-phones-just-by-sending-them-a-gif/news-story/6fc5159ad8a406c9d7d7383067d8f645
Twitter 2FA issues: https://boingboing.net/2019/10/08/twitter-admits-two-factor-logi.html
FBI spied on citizens: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/8/20905678/fbi-violated-americans-privacy-rights-court-ruling-fisc-surveillance-nsa
No more mixed content for TLS: https://security.googleblog.com/2019/10/no-more-mixed-messages-about-https_3.html
iterm2 software issue: https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2019/10/09/iterm2-critical-issue-moss-audit/