Friday 7 January 2022

Facebook/Google use Dark Patterns in Cookie Consent—says France, Waving $240M Fines - Security Boulevard

Tyranny’s bloody standard is raised against us: France plans to hit Google and Facebook/Meta with $240 million in fines (€210M). French people have been complaining the tech giants’ cookie-consent popups are illegal.

Thursday 6 January 2022

Theranos’s Holmes VC Reverb | 5G C-Band Marches On | Mozilla Jumps Shark -

The Moral of the Story: What is safety to one is not always safety to another.

Tuesday 4 January 2022

Did U.S. Charge Klyushin to Reveal 2016 DNC Hack Info? - Security Boulevard

Vladislav vs. Vladimir: A Russian man, extradited from Switzerland last month, is thought to be helping U.S. authorities learn more about the 2016 Democratic Party breach. The original charge was one of insider trading, but now we might find out more about that alleged election manipulation.

Monday 3 January 2022

Apple AirTag: Absolutely Awful, Say Stalking Victims - Security Boulevard

Immoral Compass: Apple is under renewed flak for its AirTags—and how they make life easy for stalkers and carjackers. A tsunami of anecdata shows Cupertino’s location tracker toy being misused by criminals.