Friday 26 March 2021

Alan Turing, WWII Cryptanalyst and Computer Pioneer, on New £50 Note - Security Boulevard

FAQ: About $69. The new 50 pound #banknote honors #AlanTuring. Breaker of Nazi #encryption, a father of computing and #AI pioneer, he’s immortalized on the latest plastic frogskin for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Scotland issues its own fiat currency).

Thursday 25 March 2021

Dark patterns outlawed in Californian data-sale opt-outs - TechBeacon

California has added new regulations to the CCPA—the state’s Consumer Privacy Act. It now prohibits dark patterns that prevent users opting out of having their personal data sold.

Tuesday 23 March 2021

Biden ‘Will Cyberattack Putin’ (Because SolarWinds) - Security Boulevard

MAD World: White House sources confirm that President Joe Biden has authorized retaliation against the Russian government for the recent hacking attributed to Russia. No word of when nor how, but it’s said to be “devastating.”