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Your phone wakes up. Its assistant starts reading out your text messages. To everyone around. You panic. How? Ultrasonic waves

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/28/smartphone_ultrasonic_hack/

a month ago

Video Not OK Google: Android, Siri sink in SurfingAttack

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Hapless AWS engineer spilled passwords, keys, confidential internal training info, customer messages on public GitHub

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/aws_engineer_credentials_github/

2 months ago

Only up for five hours, but that's plenty of time for the wrong person to spot it

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Skip sponsor messages in YouTube videos with SponsorBlock

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/03/skip-sponsor-messages-in-youtube-videos-with-sponsorblock/

3 months ago

SponsorBlock is an open source browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox (and compatible browsers) that skips sponsored messages on YouTube automatically. YouTube publishers have several monetization options at their disposal. […]

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WhatsApp chaps rapped for crap app group chat zap: Infosec bods find a way to nuke messages, fix issued

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/17/whatsapp_group_chat_wipe_vulnerability/

4 months ago

Good news for Check Point; less so for blabbermouths with regrets

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Brexit bad boy Arron Banks' Twitter account hacked: Private messages put online

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/19/arron_banks_twitter_hack/

5 months ago

And the fake news merry-go-round is already in full swing

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Radio nerd who sipped NHS pager messages then streamed them via webcam may have committed a crime

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/31/nhs_pagers_eavesdropping_law/

5 months ago

Our old friend the Investigatory Powers Act says so

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SpaceX didn't move sat out of impending space smash because it 'didn't see ESA's messages'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/04/spacex_we_didnt_get_esa_satellite_collision_messages/

7 months ago

It was a bug, I tell you! A bug!

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