Wow this is scary! Stealing a Google master token using only an embedded webview!
Stealing Your Private YouTube Videos, One Frame at a Time
(submitted by gbrown_)
Mark Zuckerberg comments on Trump's Facebook ban
(submitted by minimaxir)
So Telegram's security team is not concerned that anyone is able to triangulate the exact location of other users? That's telling.
The Life in the Simpsons Is No Longer Attainable
(submitted by MrJagil)
**After months of negotiations, UK, EU secure Brexit trade deal**
"Anticipated announcement comes just one week before the UK exits the EU's single market."
Israeli NSO group hacks 36 Aljazeera employees with zero click iMessage exploit.
The Great iPwn: Journalists Hacked with Suspected NSO Group iMessage 'Zero-Click' Exploit - The Citizen Lab
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CISA report on the March 2020 government compromise.
Advanced Persistent Threat Compromise of Government Agencies, Critical Infrastructure, and Private Sector Organizations | CISA
Various services that decide if a web page is “safe” to show an ad on leaked their decisions, and now we have a pile of data about what is “okay” for advertisements and what not. Spoiler: the algorithms are as biased as you expected.
China's Tainted Cotton: Uighurs forced to pick cotton in Xinjiang - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/extra/nz0g306v8c/china-tainted-cotton
Here is the relevant research paper: https://cgpolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/20201214-PB-China-Zenz-1.pdf
Good follow up sources to listen to:
The Chinese Surveillance State, Part 1 - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/06/podcasts/the-daily/china-surveillance-uighurs.html
A Woman’s Journey Through China’s Detention Camps - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/09/podcasts/the-daily/a-womans-journey-through-chinas-detention-camps.html
Absolutely No Mercy - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/10/podcasts/the-daily/china-ethnic-minory-crackdown.html
The Chinese Surveillance State, Part 2 - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/07/podcasts/the-daily/china-uighurs-internment-camps-surveillance.html
Is China Really Freeing Uighurs? - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/podcasts/the-daily/china-xinjiang-uighur-detention.html
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