Thursday, 7 February 2019

FaceTime FauxPas: Sorry-not-sorry about the bug bounty boo-boo


Apple says sorry for the privacy-busting FaceTime bug we talked about last week.

But there’s no apology yet to the kid and his mother who tried their best to report the “FacePalm” bug to Apple, yet kept facing brick wall after brick wall. Although there is the vague suggestion the trillion-dollar company might pay him some money.

In trying to fix its PR fail, has Apple made things worse? In this week’s Security Blogwatch at TechBeacon, Richi Jennings is sorry.

Read more: techbeacon.com/security/facetime-fauxpas-sorry-not-sorry-about-bug-bounty-boo-boo

Monday, 4 February 2019

Remember me?

Hey, it's Richi. … Richi? … Jennings? … Yeah, that guy.

Thanks to the business geniuses at Surpass Hosting for quadrupling my hosting fee, and to the fine folks at Alphabet who are killing Google+, I'm resurrecting my old blog as a web presence.

Apologies in advance for dust and broken links. I'll get to fixing things up as soon as I can.

A lot's happened since my last post in 2011. Maybe I'll tell you about it sometime…