Apple NeuralHash had been reverse engineered.... Didn't take long at all.
In light of the latest data breach at T-Mobile in US, may I remind everyone and their dog of this little gem from 2018:
**The U.S. Carefully Documented Its Total Failure in Afghanistan for 12 Years**
"For twelve years, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan issued grim and detailed reports about America’s failures in the country. No one listened."
Another great scoop by Kerbs.
New Anti Anti-Money Laundering Services for Crooks – Krebs on Security
People usually consider IRC an online only medium, so it's nice to see us mentioned in the Real World!
Thanks to @fsf for the mention in this months newsletter.
Amnesty International categorically stands by the findings of the Pegasus Project, and that the data is irrefutably linked to potential targets of NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.
Muse Group (Musescore, Audacity) Physically threatening FOSS dev w/ violence via Copyright Law
Copyright dispute is causing the Audacity/Musescore person to physically threaten the FOSS dev -- who is expat Chinese -- with deportation back to China plus notify Chinese authorities of anti-China repositories.
Asshole deleted their comment cause of course they realized they are an asshole.
“This page is hosted on a Casio fx-9750GII graphical calculator”
…And it loads faster than 99% of your privacy-destroying tracker-laden bullshitware.
► Cypto-Anarchist Warning :
Israeli firm Candiru is embroiled in a scandal for selling 0-day exploits to governments & helping them spy on 100s of dissidents, journalists, activists & politicians globally.
...including, 2 Windows flaws that #Microsoft patched this week.
Excellent step, now can we do the same for adults too? Police shouldn't be allowed to lie to get a confession in any case.
Illinois Bans Police Lying To Minors During Interrogations : NPR
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