AS AMAZON’S ALEXA PASSES 100 MILLION UNITS SOLD, IT WILL NOW BE ALWAYS-ON AND ALWAYS RECORDING AND STORING ALL CONVERSATIONS IN YOUR HOME by Geoffrey Grider for Now The End Begins We accept that our laptops and smart televisions are recording the choices we make and sending them we know not where. If you’re already freaked out by the privacy implications of smart speakers like Amazon’s Echo,” says Gizmodo, “we have some bad news.” A headline in ScienceAlert is even more direct: “Newly Released Amazon Patent Shows Just How Much Creepier…READ MORE
NSA ‘ETERNALBLUE’ TOOL FACILITATES CYBERATTACKS WORLDWIDE INCLUDING U.S.
NSA ‘ETERNALBLUE’ TOOL FACILITATES CYBERATTACKS WORLDWIDE INCLUDING U.S. BY TZVI JOFFRE for JPost Many of the targets in the US have been local governments, such as Baltimore and San Antonio, where public employees often oversee networks using outdated software. series of cyberattacks throughout the world, including attacks targeting US municipalities, have been facilitated by a hacking tool known as “EternalBlue” which was formerly used by the National Security Agency (NSA), according to The New York Times. EternalBlue was, at one time, one of the NSA’s most valuable and useful tools. Former NSA…READ MORE