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US airports’ sites taken down in DDoS attacks by pro-Russian hackers

The pro-Russian hacktivist group ‘KillNet’ is claiming large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the websites of several major airports in the U.S., making them unaccessible. […]

Source: US airports’ sites taken down in DDoS attacks by pro-Russian hackers


What Do Mobile Carriers Know About You?

Well, shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone here.


One company wants to sell the feds location data from every car on Earth

Enlarge / Cars driving down I-80 in Berkeley, California, in May, 2018 when there were still places to go. There is a strange sort of symmetry in the world of personal data this week: one new report has identified a company that wants to sell the US government granular car location data from basically every vehicle in the world, while a group of privacy advocates is suing another company for providing customer data to the feds.

Source: One company wants to sell the feds location data from every car on Earth


Mullvad Creates an Open-Source USB Security Key

After soaring in popularity, Mullvad VPN is ready to dip into hardware security. Mullvad just launched a new company called Tillitis AB, which is currently showing off an all-new USB security key at the Open Source Firmware Conference.

Source: Mullvad Creates an Open-Source USB Security Key


Location Details

Rob explains how location services work.


Akamai stopped new record-breaking DDoS attack in Europe

A new distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that took place on Monday, September 12, has broken the previous record that Akamai recorded recently in July. […]

Source: Akamai stopped new record-breaking DDoS attack in Europe


Getting in the Weeds!

STIR/Shaken robocall protocols via the FCC. Chris and his host explain the finer details.


Is Quantum Hype or Not?

Steve breaks it down. He reports on the rantings of a professor that believes quantum computer is nothing but hype and fanfare.


Malware in GIFs

Nothing is safe. This article outlines Gifs are being used to smuggle malware. https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/hackers-sneak-malware-into-gifs/?fbclid=IwAR2ymBQUW_0-pPegtSmf-94RabWSgh3BElph18sqKeP4XGMXq4WahKpm9VE&utm_source=pocket_mylist


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