There are Many Problems With Mobile Privacy but the Presidential Alert Isn’t One of Them

On Wednesday, most cell phones in the US received a jarring alert at the same time. This was a test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, also commonly known as the Presidential Alert. This is an unblockable nationwide alert system which is operated by…

Sony Finally Admits It Doesn’t Own Bach and It Only Took Public Pressure

Here’s the thing about different people playing the same piece of music: sometimes, they’re going to sound similar. And when music is by a composer who died 268 years ago, putting his music in the public domain, a bunch of people might record it and…

That British Airways breach shows hackers finetuning e-commerce attacks

… . The clues showed that the attacker was likely Magecart, the same … paying for their services. While hackers can act alone, coordinated cyberattacks … FIN7, a cybercrime group that hacked restaurants like Chipotle, Chili… VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE That British Airways breach shows…

DNS-Over-TLS Built-In & Enforced – 1.1.1.1 and the GL.iNet GL-AR750S

GL.iNet GL-AR750S in black, same form-factor as the prior white GL.iNet GL-AR750. Credit card for comparison. Back in April, I wrote about how it was possible to modify a router to encrypt DNS queries over TLS using Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS Resolver. For this, I used…

Russians posed as ISIS hackers, threatened US military wives: report

… but by the same Russian hacking group that intervened in … between CyberCaliphate and the Russian hackers — typically nicknamed Fancy Bear … of Strength, had been hacked. It was broadcasting public … about the origin of the attack,” he told French radio. “…

Blockchain and a Safer Self-Driving Future

Four self-driving cars head toward an intersection at the same time. One plans to go straight, three want to turn, and all vehicles want to get their passengers to destinations as swiftly as possible. Approaching the intersection, each autonomous vehicle is aware of the others,…