Archivi Categorie: Sicurezza e disinformazione

Sicurezza e disinformazione – 10

Links come se piovesse, quelli che non mi sono sfuggiti, eccoli.

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Huawei Is Blocked in US, But Its Chips Power Cameras Everywhere
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Online Piracy Can Be Good For Business, Researchers Find
pirateria
::: Slashdot

US Accuses Huawei of Stealing Trade Secrets, Defrauding Banks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Just confirmed this bug. Major iPhone FaceTime bug lets you hear the audio of the person you are calling … before they pick up
bug
::: malwareunicorn ::: Slashdot

Own Your DNS Data. Here @kylerankin covers a common but often overlooked source of data that is far too revealing: your DNS data.
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: linuxjournal

Thread on reporting in “China’s Surveillance State”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

#Cybercrime Could Cost Companies US$5.2 Trillion Over Next Five Years, According to New Research from @Accenture
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Prof_DavidBader

We welcome the progress made by the signatories of our code of practice against disinformation. We call on platforms to intensify their efforts in the run up to the #EUelections2019
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: EU_Commission

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Plans To Sell Location Data On Millions of Cellphones
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

So even the (alleged) 5G wireless systems lack basic privacy controls — one plausible explanation is that governments and telecoms are conspiring, as they’ve always done, to make it this way
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: dangillmor

Nate Cardozo, lawyer for @EFF, is joining @Facebook as “Privacy Policy Manager for WhatsApp” — awesome potential future for secure messaging and end-to-end encryption!
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AlecMuffett ::: dangillmor ::: hoofnagle ::: jeanqasaur

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Facebook Pays Teens To Install VPN That Spies On Them
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: slashdot ::: PeterD_Adams ::: evgenymorozov

The Internet is more centralized than we think
Google
::: Carnage4Life

The UAE used a secret, US-developed tool called ‘Karma’ to spy on people around the world through their iPhones. The victims didn’t need to click on a link; the spies just worked off the phone number
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: NickKristof

Apple Says It’s Banning Facebook’s Research App That Collects Users’ Personal Information
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: alexeheath ::: Recode ::: zackwhittaker ::: alexeheath ::: JohnPaczkowski ::: Techmeme ::: SwiftOnSecurity ::: rasmus_kleis

Hugely important point this: we are increasingly asking private corporations to take responsibility for things we previously left to the state or the individual. This has massive ramifications – for the companies of course, but also for the relationship between citizen and state
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: akrasodomski

Attackers Can Track Kids’ Locations Via Connected Watches
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

“Security” doesn’t doesn’t cover the set of all bad things that can happen anymore, not by a long stretch. “Privacy” isn’t quite the right word either. @ashk4n writes about how companies should be thinking about “abusability testing”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

How [IT employees of large corporations] Can Help Counter Misinformation and Other Social Harms
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: zacchiro

Come operano i siti xenofobi? Rubando il lavoro altrui e senza pietà per le vittime dei fatti orrendi, perché l’importante è incitare l’odio e guadagnare soldi!
media
::: DavidPuente

When your Memory Allocator hides Security Bugs
bug
::: b3h3m0th

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India’s Largest Bank SBI Leaked Account Data On Millions of Customers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

#Kremlin lies, as usual. Kremlin’s propagandists are in no way in a similar position as real German journalists
vero? conferme?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: kalenskyj

Criminals Are Tapping Into the Phone Network Backbone to Empty Bank Accounts
frodi
::: Slashdot

The NYAG just set the country’s first illegal deception & illegal impersonation precedent for the selling of fake followers (bots + impersonation of real accounts) in order to boost views, likes, & other social media interactions
frodi
::: katherineykwu

Twitter and Facebook say they removed thousands of troll accounts in run-up to 2018 midterms
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi ::: DFRLab ::: fabiochiusi ::: carljackmiller

#Firefox has introduced a new set of controls to make it easier for users to protect themselves from online ad trackers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: NakedSecurity

Ubuntu 18.04 needs to be patched to fix several security bugs
bug
::: linuxjournal

Second China-Bound Apple Car Worker Charged With Data Theft
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Facebook and Twitter step up collaboration to deal with fake news
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: rasmus_kleis

New issue alert: The annual Security issue of #Linux Journal
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: linuxjournal

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Snopes has withdrawn from its fact-checking partnership with Facebook
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: dpfunke ::: kazweida

Apple Will Store Russian User Data Locally, Possibly Decrypt on Request
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

I’ve been using these as hypothetical examples for years and it appears that they’ve come true! 😨 Hackers can now talk to your baby and crank up your @nest thermostat.
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

New website shines light on @Apple’s complicity in China censorship — blocking people’s access to western news sources, info on human rights & religion, & privacy-enhancing apps that would circumvent the country’s pervasive online surveillance regime
censura
::: rj_gallagher ::: Slashdot

The Kremlin’s Remote-Access Credentials Left Thousands Of Businesses Exposed For Years
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Does Facebook Really Know How Many Fake Accounts It Has?
Facebook
::: mante

Linux Kernel Gets Another Option To Disable Spectre Mitigations
bug
::: Slashdot

No, io spero che gli abbiamo clonato l’account
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | umorismo
::: DiegoManinetti

Good explainer about just how much companies can track us. Simply requiring these companies to get consent is not protecting anybody! This is a theme that keeps coming up these days: making people responsible for their own privacy and security is not enough
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

Il #dato può essere un bene comune?
dati, raccolta
::: IngeniumTw

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Generate enterprise-grade SSH keys and load them into an agent for control of all kinds of #Linux hosts. Script the agent with the Parallel Distributed Shell (pdsh) to effect rapid changes over your server farm
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: linuxjournal

College Student Who Stole More Than $5 Million in Cryptocurrency By SIM Swapping Gets 10 Years in Prison — First Person To Be Sentenced For the Crime
frodi
::: Slashdot

Some of these Twitter bot accounts are really obvious yet still get a ton of replies, retweets and even make it into news articles
web-bot
::: MalwareTechBlog

#FacialRecognition could be banned soon, with #SanFrancisco at the forefront of this regulatory approach
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: GianlucaSgueo

The fight against illegal #onlinehatespeech is far from over. We have no signs that such content has decreased on social media platforms. But we do have signs that that the Code of Conduct is a tool which can contribute to robust response to the challenge
social media
::: VeraJourova

Newspapers in the early republic weren’t incidentally or inadvertently partisan; they were entirely and enthusiastically partisan. They weren’t especially interested in establishing facts; they were interested in staging a battle of opinion
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | media
::: fabiochiusi

Good reminder! Since the new year I’ve dramatically restricted my social media use (by deleting everything off my phone and using a browser extension), but it seems I’ve just been using my extra pockets of free time to catch up on tech/celebrity gossip. 😬
social media | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

Governments are increasingly pulling the plug on the internet to curb dissent
censura
::: ajplus

Advertisers can identify you by the set of fonts your browser reports as installed on your computer
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: CompSciFact

Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: waltmossberg

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Sicurezza e disinformazione – 9

La vera disinformazione –cioè no, il contrario. E la sicurezza. E tutto quanto, qui.

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Online Casino Group Leaks Information on 108 Million Bets, Including User Details
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: slashdot

It is a myth that you can’t be tracked online when using Chrome’s “Incognito” mode and Do Not Track setting
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: DuckDuckGo

We’ll Likely See a Rise in Internet Blackouts in 2019
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | censura
::: Slashdot

The ‘Fortnite’ Economy Now Has Its Own Black Market
games | frodi
::: Slashdot

New Phobos Ransomware Exploits Weak Security To Hit Targets Around the World
frodi
::: Slashdot

Thoughtful look at the past, present, and future of journalism
media
::: dangillmor

Android Q Will Include More Ways For Carriers To SIM Lock Your Phone
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Google Proposes Changes To Chromium Browser That Will Break Content-Blocking Extensions, Including Various Ad Blockers
ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

Netflix ‘Would Lose 57 Percent of Their Subscribers If They Added Commercials’
ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

#CyberpunkisNow Facial recognition in a classroom in China; these systems stay on for the duration of the entire class, continually scanning students faces every 30 seconds
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: hackermaderas

A Tonga si è rotta Internet
censura
::: emenietti

Per chi come me se ne occupa per lavoro, i capitoli dell’ultimo saggio di @KelleddaMurgia sono anche un’utilissima chiave di interpretazione della comunicazione di #Salvini (e non solo…)
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fraspag

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More Than Half of PC Applications Installed Worldwide Are Out-of-Date
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Users are given an on-screen radar, which allows them to discover if there is anyone who owes money within a 500 metre radius, according to the state-owned China Daily newspaper
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

New Ransomware Strain is Locking Up Bitcoin Mining Rigs in China
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Why Free Software Evangelist Richard Stallman is Haunted by Stalin’s Dream
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

France Will Hack Its Enemies Back, Its Defense Secretary Says
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine Goes Offline In China
censura
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Says Biometrics May Defeat Bots
Twitter
::: Slashdot

How Web Apps Can Turn Browser Extensions Into Backdoors
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Social Media Stars Agree To Declare When They Post Ads For Products
ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

The EU’s controversial Copyright Directive has stalled yet again
censura
::: fabiochiusi ::: communia_eu

Millions of Computers Found Running Outdated Versions of Popular Software
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: TheHackersNews

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Reversing an MD5 hash can be trivial
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: JohnDCook

This is repeated and repeated, now there is a Science paper – from the abstract: “Only 1% of individuals accounted for 80% of fake news source exposures, and 0.1% accounted for nearly 80% of fake news sources shared”
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: acerbialberto

BuzzFeed News’ analysis shows that YouTube’s recommender system continues to promote conspiracy videos, videos produced by hate groups, and pirated videos published by accounts that YouTube itself sometime bans (despite their promises)
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: gilgul

Razy in search of cryptocurrency
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: b3h3m0th

2019 State of Malware
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: b3h3m0th

Bypassing Crowdstrike Falcon detection, from phishing email to reverse shell
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: b3h3m0th

The Messy Truth About Infiltrating Computer Supply Chains
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Millions of Bank Loan and Mortgage Documents Have Leaked Online
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Has anybody heard before about ”CPW-Consulting” or ”FlameTech”? Crazy case
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: mikko

La macchina della disinformazione
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: RadioProzac

‘Surveillance capitalism’ has gone rogue. We must curb its excesses, @shoshanazuboff writes
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: PostOpinions

Tutto si tiene. Media tradizionali e digitali, bolle informative, notizie acchiappaclick e tutto quanto, spiegato bene
media
::: cmnit

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‘This Time It’s Russia’s Emails Getting Leaked’
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Coordinated 4chan trolls flood laid off HuffPost, BuzzFeed reporters with death threats
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: oneunderscore__

This is VERY bad idea. Why should we be forced to submit to facial recognition just to buy groceries? So brands can test if their ad campaigns work? Umm no thanks. This invades your physical privacy and profiles you, for bad data
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: katecrawford

Russian YouTube-Ripping Site Wins In US Court
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

This is a positive step in the war against disinformation, and something I have called for as part of our @CommonsCMS inquiry – YouTube Moves to Make Conspiracy Videos Harder to Find
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: DamianCollins

We value your privacy now, but maybe not later
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: JohnDCook

Internet Addiction Spawns US Treatment Programs
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

South Korea Rules Pre-Installed Phone Bloatware Must Be Deletable
dispositivi mobili | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

An overview of projects like NewsGuard, and how efforts to rank the credibility of news sites can be problematic, despite good intentions
novità | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Techmeme

Even if something starts within the warm and fuzzy nest of open source, it may not stay there
open source | copyright e brevetti
::: medialab

Allarme hacker sulle elezioni europee: il pericolo non è solo informatico
l’unico modo accettabile per fare “voto elettronico” è a) locale e b) producendo una paper trail da ricontare a mano
politica | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: raistolo

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Sicurezza e disinformazione – 8

Se dico che nevica è disinformazione? le previsioni sono per la neve ma le previsioni per il futuro –si sa 😋

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GoDaddy is Injecting Site-Breaking JavaScript Into Customer Websites
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Oft-quoted paper on spread of #fakenews turns out to be…#fakenews
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: RadioProzac

The Super-Secure Quantum Cable Hiding In the Holland Tunnel
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The proposed changes to EU copyright law have some serious problems — not least of which are #Article11 making it more difficult for people licensing their work under Creative Commons to have it easily used, and #Article13 requiring pre-screening of all uploads to platforms
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: zittrain

Had some good discussions at CES with some AmEx & IBM people about the constant stream of corporate hacks. Industry doesn’t want regulation, but the current Wild West atmosphere hurts everyone but the hackers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Kasparov63

Hack Allows Escape of Play-With-Docker Containers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Surveillance capitalism is actually a “new form of colonialism”, argues prof. Nick Couldry
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dati, raccolta
::: fabiochiusi

35-year-old vulnerability discovered in scp
bug
::: binitamshah

@Mikko explains cyber sabotage, cyber war and iOT security risks very clearly using concrete examples
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: WSchwabl

Verizon Charges New ‘Spam’ Fee For Texts Sent From Teachers To Students
spam
::: Slashdot

It seems it is more than that now. VPNs no longer working either
censura
::: anriette

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The impressive list of organizations demanding Amazon stop providing face surveillance tech to the government sends a clear mandate. Acting in good conscience means being driven by fundamental values related to justice, not hiding behind compliance with an outdated privacy regime
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: EvanSelinger

Per le aziende la preoccupazione dai rischi cyber supera incendi e disastri naturali
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: lucatremolada

Debora Serracchiani afferma che Matteo Salvini ha «oltre 306mila profili falsi che lo seguono su Twitter», ma le cose non stanno così
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: DavidPuente

The US National Security Agency will release a free reverse engineering tool at the upcoming RSA security conference that will be held at the start of March, in San Francisco
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fsf

F-Secure’s Harry Sintonen has found a collection of vulnerabilities in different SCP clients, revealing that the secure copy protocol (SCP) might not be as secure as people think
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: FSecure

Project Alias Hacks Amazon Echo and Google Home To Protect Your Privacy
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Hackers Broke Into An SEC Database and Made Millions From Inside Information, Says DOJ
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Pwn2Own Contest Will Pay $900,000 For Hacks That Exploit Tesla’s Model 3
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Facebook’s ’10 Year Challenge’ Meme Could Train Facial Recognition Algorithms On Age Progression, Age Recognition
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: AntonioCasilli ::: fabiochiusi ::: eliaspallanzani ::: Lettera43

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Federal Prosecutors Pursuing Criminal Case Against Huawei for Alleged Theft of Trade Secrets: Report

copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

YouTube Cracks Down on ‘Harmful and Dangerous’ Challenges and Pranks
social media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Slashdot

Vi ricordate dell’account “Lara Pedroni”? Ce ne sono altri, simili in molti aspetti, che vanno e vengono per diffondere bufale e odio
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: DavidPuente

The Strategic Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Russia
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fbnewsroom ::: jacopo_iacoboni

News literacy, quality journalism, educating the next generation in creative thinking, and the fight against viral misinformation are crucial issues of our time. And the @NewsLitProject has thoughtful experts on these subjects
media
::: waltmossberg

There are three primary ways to deal with misinformation: censorship, content rating/curation and education
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: saltercrs

US CEOs Are More Worried About Cybersecurity Than a Possible Recession
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Some Android GPS Apps Are Just Showing Ads on Top of Google Maps
ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

“Collection #1”: 773 milioni di indirizzi email rubati dagli hacker
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: arturodicorinto

Oklahoma Government Data Leak Exposes FBI Investigation Records, Millions of Department Files
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

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Twitter Bug Exposed Some Android Users’ Protected Tweets For Years
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

You Deserve Privacy Online. Here’s How You Could Actually Get It
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: waltmossberg

Also known as a backdoor that would render communications totally insecure. UK is a surveillance state already, so this kind of proposal is to be expected
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: dangillmor

Many doubt their countries are prepared for major cyberattacks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: pewresearch

Internet-linked microphones are privacy-flawed & can collect & use data w/out consent, says @msjpauly
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: DuckDuckGo

This Politico story about how misinformed Americans are about Trump’s history should be seen, above all, as an indictment of journalism
media
::: dangillmor

Firmware Vulnerability In Popular Wi-Fi Chipset Affects Laptops, Smartphones, Routers, Gaming Devices
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Google Faces Renewed Protests and Criticism Over China Search Project
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

A Duke University team expects to have a product available for election year that will allow television networks to offer real-time fact checks onscreen when a politician makes a questionable claim during a speech or debate
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: BillAdairDuke

Brasile, Bolsonaro ha vinto grazie a ‘fake news’ e WhatsApp? Cosa possiamo imparare sulla disinformazione online
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: valigiablu

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Il lavoro del gruppo Nicoletta Bourbaki sta sulle palle alla destra veneta. Voglia di censura preventiva a #Treviso
censura
::: Wu_Ming_Foundt ::: Wu_Ming_Foundt

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privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

We seem ever more exposed to and dependent on surveillance capitalists, our benevolent info-lords, but their operations are defined by opacity, corporate secrecy and the scrim of technological authority
dati, raccolta
::: FrankPasquale

Venezuela’s Government Blocks Access To Wikipedia
censura
::: Slashdot

Bots. They’re all around us, and they serve a number of purposes, both good and bad. But just how common are they? Here’s how we identified likely bots on Twitter for our report “Bots in the Twittersphere”
web-bot
::: pewinternet

This study, reported in the ⁦⁦@nytimes, shows that reasoning can fight online hoaxes posing as news
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: waltmossberg

Popular WordPress Plugin WPML Hacked By Angry Former Employee
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Same as in India — and that was also one of the requests from fact-checkers and researchers investigating disinformation on WhatsApp in Brazil
social media | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

La credibilità di giornali e TG
media
::: ricpuglisi

Memes are modern day propaganda
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | media
::: beccalew

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Sicurezza e disinformazione – 7

Il Web, di tutto di più. Qui 🤩

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It is time to bring the surveillance economy under democratic control, giving back data control and data sovereignty to citizens. Interesting long read in @FT: Data brokers: regulators try to rein in the ‘privacy deathstars #GDPR
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: francesca_bria

Repeat after me: data that doesn’t exist can’t be abused
dati, raccolta
::: SteveBellovin

Meno male che un attacco col 50% delle risorse computazionali era considerato pressoché impossibile …
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | blockchain e crypto*
::: cmnit

Huawei Has Suspected Ties To Front Companies In Iran and Syria, New Documents Reveal
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

One of the ways companies monetize hardware outside of margins is through data exploitation, and partnering with other companies that do the same: Facebook
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: reneritchie

This is brilliant … and evil … and exciting!
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: manisha72617183

What are the chances this is piped directly into their non segmented network?
::: ablentry

Connecting Your Bank Account To an App is Now a $3-Billion Business
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Canada’s Bell Telecommunications Company Wants Permission To Gather, Track Customer Data
dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

Scoop from @KimZetter on how Kaspersky helped the NSA catch Hal Martin
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | frodi
::: sheeraf

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Cambridge Analytica’s Parent Pleads Guilty To Breaking UK Data Law
frodi
::: Slashdot

New Tool Automates Phishing Attacks That Bypass 2FA
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Google Search Results Listings Can Be Manipulated For Propaganda
bug
::: Slashdot

People Older Than 65 Share the Most Fake News
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Slashdot ::: rasmus_kleis

A lot of people are asking about the motive of the NSA releasing a free reverse engineering tool at RSA this year
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: DanielMiessler

Google Wins Round in Fight Against Global Right To Be Forgotten
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

2018 was the 8th year global internet freedom declined, @FreedomHouse reports. “Just 20% of the global internet population considered free” due to “limits on free expression, & violations of user rights & privacy”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | censura
::: DuckDuckGo

Linux systemd Affected by Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities, No Patches Yet
bug
::: Slashdot

T-Mobile Begins Verifying Calls To Protect Against Spam
spam | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

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Malware Found Preinstalled On Some Alcatel Smartphones
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Ethereum’s CREATE2 is crypto without keys. A big deal for devs?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AdrianaHamacher

Minim debuted Minim Labs at #CES2019. This free version of the Minim router security platform has an open-source Linux-based “Unum” agent for protecting home automation devices, and it runs on Raspbian and OpenWrt #Linux devices
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: linuxjournal

As the pace and magnitude of cyberattacks have increased around the world, our new survey shows that people in multiple countries think it is likely that government data, public infrastructure and elections will be targeted by future hacks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: pewresearch ::: pewresearch

Here’s a great nethack story about a tool assisted / bot speedrun. They used a rainbow table to brute force the starting seed and then used clever RNG manipulation to bot to a speedy victory
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: arkem

AT&T says it’ll stop selling your location data, amid calls for a federal investigation
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: JohnDCook

Chinese police question & detain growing number of Twitter users as President Xi Jinping’s regime ramps up efforts to suppress internet activity in the country
censura | Twitter
::: rj_gallagher

Polish Police Arrest Huawei Executive On Suspicion Of Spying For China
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

ms0

Iranian Hackers Suspected in Worldwide DNS Hijacking Campaign
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

University of California Tells Students Not To Use WeChat, WhatsApp In China
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Amazon Dash Buttons Ruled Illegal In Germany
frodi
::: Slashdot

⚠️ @Twitter is now blocking links from the Sci-hub[.]tw domain
censura | Twitter
::: mart1oeil

I didn’t immediately want to believe that the website host itself would be injecting a JavaScript script into my website without my consent! Turned out that’s exactly what GoDaddy was doing
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: mikko

La cosa che sorprende quando analizzo un milione di follower come con@matteosalvinimi, sono i 306.265 follower senza foto che seguono max 5 account!
politica
::: alex_orlowski

200 Million Chinese Resumes Leak In Huge Database Breach
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

New dossier on #disinformation Check out the resource center of #ecpmf
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: MediaEu

Fake ratings, fake users, fake news. Everything on the internet is being manipulated
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: ramonapringle

obama

Sicurezza e disinformazione – 6

La solita rassegna –quasi: ieri ho postato una serie sbagliata, oggi continuo 😋

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New surveillance practices continued to erode the privacy of people in Latin America. Yet local digital rights organizations, journalists, security researchers and local activists are working tirelessly to fight back
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: EFF

Why Huawei Gives the US and Its Allies Security Nightmares
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

I never tire of looking at videos of Chinese click farms. It’s just so surreal to see hundreds of phones playing the same video for the purposes of fake engagment
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: mbrennanchina

Always online meets AI and that means no data, and no person, is truly anonymous, at least not for long
artificial intelligence
::: Kasparov63

There is nothing in the political journalism playbook for what to do when the presidency becomes the most potent force in the culture for dis- and mis-informing the American public. For one thing, it destroys the logic of “access”
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: jayrosen_nyu

My unpopular 2019 prediction: attacks on large scale cloud providers, and maybe not using speculative execution, but vulnerabilities in the architecture and orchestrators themselves
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jessfraz

First-Ever UEFI Rootkit Tied To Sednit APT
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Democratic Republic of Congo internet shutdown shows how Chinese censorship tactics are spreading
a senior adviser to DRC President Joseph Kabila, said internet and text messaging services were shut down to preserve public order after “fictitious results” were circulated on social media
censura
::: fabiochiusi

Thread👇 – in the disinformation landscape, it’s important to trace the origin of information and how it makes its way to “reputable” outlets. Disinformation often starts as “sketchy” news on fringe websites, and gradually gains credibility by being posted by reputable sources
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: gianluca_string

Solid free guide on how to do secure product devlopment. Free, too. Published by the National Cyber Security Centre Finland aka Kyberturvallisuuskeskus (but don’t worry, the booklet is in English)
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | manuali, how to
::: mikko

Sudan has blocked Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to counter anti-govt protests
censura
::: fabiochiusi

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USB Type-C Authentication Program Launched
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Iran Extends Social Media Crackdown With Move To Bar Instagram
censura
::: Slashdot

Interesting look into China’s censorship factories — a model many in the West would love to replicate
censura
::: fabiochiusi

One year ago today security experts announced the #Spectre and #Meltdown vulnerabilities in #Intel processors. Here’s how they happened – and how they could’ve been prevented
hardware | bug
::: MIT_CSAIL ::: Slashdot

Microsoft is Privately Testing ‘Bali,’ a Way To Give Users Control of Data Collected About Them
dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

Automatic Equivalence Checking for Assembly Implementations of Cryptography Libraries
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: johnregehr

Fake news succeeds when it reinforces existing prejudices, and that goes for the prestigious Der Spiegel, not just social media memes
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Kasparov63

The Lies Comcast Allegedly Told Customers To Hide Full Cost of Service
frodi
::: Slashdot

The Cyberspace Administration of China on Thursday announced it was starting a six-month effort to eradicate “vulgar” information” from a plethora of online media, including messaging services and livestreaming platforms
define vulgar
censura
::: fabiochiusi

Internet services down, broadcasters blocked, journalist expelled. DRC’s minister of communication Lambert Mende said “cutting the signal of some media is the duty of the government” reports @mediacongo
censura
::: IFEX

alarm

Pagnoncelli sostiene ci sia una differenza enorme di percezione delle priorità da affrontare tra livello nazionale (immigrazione 37%, ambiente 8%) e locale (immigrazione 13%, ambiente 30%). Un dato interessante per capire il rapporto tra propaganda e realtà
media
::: fabiochiusi

Per @Repubblica, sulla Luna ci sono “aree piatte da abbattere”. Giornalismo fatto con Google Translate usato a neuroni spenti
media
::: disinformatico

This is an amazing piece. To censor China’s internet, the censors have to be taught the real version of Chinese history so that they know what to block
censura
::: Birdyword

“Much of the news currently published online is simply not worth paying for. Some of it is hardly worth our fleeting attention, let alone hard-earned cash.” Building a new business of news is necessary and requires fundamental change led by journalists
media
::: rasmus_kleis

Hackers Dump Data on Merkel, Hundreds of German Politicians
It’s the biggest data dump of its kind in Germany
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: business ::: fabiochiusi

Google is quietly infiltrating medicine — but what rules will it play by?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: angelasimone

Security Researcher Cracks Google’s Widevine DRM (L3 Only)
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The exponential increase in the collection and analysis of information by government and private actors has attracted critique regarding ‘bad #data’ practices. A new book proposes a move from critique to imagining an optimistic vision of a datafied future
dati, raccolta
::: GianlucaSgueo

A vision of the dark future of advertising
dati, raccolta
::: journalismfest

YouTube’s Biggest Stars Are Pushing a Shady Polish Gambling Site
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

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Integrity Initiative: 4th release of documents available to download – separately or in a folder. A lot to go through here. Many countries. More on the Skripals story. Could be a busy weekend…
CyberGuerrilla: British informational war against all
Web, Internet | dati, raccolta
::: Tim_Hayward_

Must-read essay on what privacy means and why it matters
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

Excellent piece on why privacy has become a threat on par with security in 2018. Glad to be working in this space!
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AkitaSoftware

First book I’ve read this year is The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff. Will be hard to find a more thought-provoking book to read in the rest of the year
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: johnthornhillft

Google Drive Has a Serious Spam Problem, But Google Says a Fix is Coming
spam
::: Slashdot

Internet shutdowns have spiked sharply around the world in recent years, rising from 75 in 2016 to almost 190 last year
censura
::: fabiochiusi

DuckDuckGo Denies Using Fingerprinting To Track Its Users
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Here’s a good article for the people asking me if data anonymization techniques work in preserving anonymity. Tl;dr: no, especially not when you can link different data sets together
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

Companies Are Now Offering Seven Figures For Hacks That Allow Spies, Cops To Steal Chat App Messages
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

LinkedIn Censored Another Critic Of The Chinese Government
censura
::: JohnPaczkowski

power

Sicurezza e disinformazione – 5

Come oggi, non era per domani? beh, sai le feste…
Così corto? beh, sai le feste…
Ma adesso finiscono, ah! uh! ‘guries 💥😁✨😋💥 nèh!

Nancy Grace Roman - Buzz Aldrin

Nancy Grace Roman & Buzz Aldrin

Police say it is ‘a possibility there was never a drone at Gatwick’
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: real_fabristol ::: HaworthF

Ontologia di Giuseppe Conte
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: mante

A partire da alcuni errori di @_arianna sul caso della presunta aggressione alla deputata del M5S Mara Lapia, diventati subito errori di @valigiablu, scrivo di come l’emotività nuoce gravemente al giornalismo
riguarda il Web, i Social e non solo; grave anche quando si è in buona fede
media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: PitziantiEnrico

Mathematicians Seal Back Door to Breaking RSA Encryption
non so quanto vero
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: marcoscan

The “post-Inversion” Internet, where the fake seems real and viceversa: “Fake people with fake cookies and fake social-media accounts, fake-moving their fake cursors, fake-clicking on fake websites”
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi ::: Chronotope

La disinformazione non è un problema scientifico, ma sociale
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: MauroV1968

È l’ignoranza digitale che fa perdere la guerra di disinformation
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: jacopo_iacoboni

L’industrie numérique prospère grâce à un principe presque enfantin: extraire les données personnelles et vendre aux annonceurs des prédictions sur le comportement des utilisateurs
ad, pubblicità | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: francesca_bria

Users Report Losing Bitcoin in Clever Hack of Electrum Wallets
frodi
::: Slashdot

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“‘Fake news,’ a term popularized by the president of the United States, has become a bludgeon that nations can use to silence their people”
censura
::: accessnow

Hacked, not leaked. A computer in a shelter for defectors from North Korea was hacked
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: mikko

Hacking the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: StackSmashing

Chinese Schools Are Using ‘Smart Uniforms’ To Track Their Students’ Locations
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

How Much Internet Traffic Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Slashdot

Computer Virus Hits Newspapers Coast-to-Coast, Affects Printing
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The United States is under siege from foreign governments and malicious hackers. And Silicon Valley’s products are the battlefields where the war is being fought
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: susanthesquark

nothing-to-dsee

Sicurezza e disinformazione – 4

Arriva un giorno prima, sapete le feste (uh! guries!), eccolo 😋

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Google’s Secret China Project ‘Effectively Ended’ After Internal Confrontation: Report
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot

Twitter Warns of Suspicious Traffic Coming From China and Russia
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: fabiochiusi

Germany Refuses To Ban Huawei, Citing Lack of Real Evidence
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Swedish ISP Bahnhof Fights Sci-Hub Blocking Order
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Tumblr Porn Vanishes Today
censura
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Here’s the report, breaking down the truly massive scale of Russian disinformation on social media in 2016, 2017, and ongoing
trolls, disinformazione
::: jonathonmorgan

a new @amnesty study about online harassment has found women receive an abusive tweet every 30 seconds, and that black women are 84% more likely than white women to receive abusive tweets
Twitter
::: RossalynWarren

Does this imply that, in order to “win” (at what, exactly?), the US should be controlling social media the way they are controlled in Russia?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | censura
::: fabiochiusi

Report finds Russian disinformation campaign targeted Mueller
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi ::: NateSilver538

Spam Calls Jumped Over 300% Globally in 2018
spam
::: Slashdot

UK Police Are Testing Facial Recognition on Christmas Shoppers in London this Week
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

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Remove.bg is a Website That Removes Backgrounds from Portraits in Seconds
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

For the last 6 mo, we led an investigation into Russian interference on behalf of the Senate Intelligence Committee (SSCI). That report examined the data sets provided by FB, Twitter, and Google
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: noUpside

Le falsità non sono un fenomeno nuovo. Riporto quelle che ritengo le più importanti del 2018, in ordine cronologico, con un occhio di riguardo alle prossime elezioni europee
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: DavidPuente

Want to know how researchers determined that social media was used to influence US politics? One of the authors of the reports released by the US Senate wrote for us in November about the work of The Computational Propaganda Research Project
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: IEEESpectrum

Interessante, sia per testing, sia per l’esecuzione di programmi sospetti
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | programming, codice, snippet
::: fulcorno

EU vs Fake News: The truth about Brussels’ fight against disinformation
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: RadioProzac

So a sec company found Chinese state actors had stolen classified diplomatic cables & the company decided to download all the data they knew to be stolen & send it to the press? Call me old fashioned but we used to avoid trafficking in stolen data & reported to victims, not press
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: lehtior2 ::: Slashdot

After 1,354 nights & 2,900 different visits to @Marriott hotels, our CRO @emarterella analyzes his own experience as part of a #cyber hack, and talks about how consumers must take ownership of protecting their own #digital risks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: SafeGuard_Cyber

Watch out when supporting charities & pick your payment methods carefully. Credit card thieves send small amounts to popular charities to see if the cards are valid; ergo a lot of banks will cancel your card immediately when they see funds sent to certain charities
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: 0xtosh

The techniques that the hackers deployed over a three-year period resembled those long used by an elite unit of China’s People’s Liberation Army Sembra più che altro un hacking rivolto a dire: ve lo possiamo fare in qualunque momento e dovunque
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Please take a momentary break in your outrage @facebook to consider that the claims of anti-conservative bias @google is actually part of the strategy to undermine the press. My latest from @newyorker, with h/t to @FrankPasquale and @safiyanoble.
media
::: suehalpernVT

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A top reporter on Der Spiegel has left the German weekly news magazine after committing journalistic fraud “on a grand scale” over several years, the publication has said
media
::: _arianna

What if two people share one of the primes used to create their RSA encryption keys?
Python | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AlgebraFact

Today’s #RealityCheck is on one of the most important dynamics in our divided Politics today. I looked at how Russian trolls exploited our identity politics divisions in ‘16. They understand it can be a profound source of weakness for our society
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: JohnAvlon

here’s how hackers are defeating Gmail two-factor authentication at scale
frodi
::: josephfcox

Reports of a new hardware bug in Intel CPUs, exploiting the Visualization of Internal Signals Architecture
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: _wilfredh

If your privacy is the hands of others alone, you don’t have any
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: dsearls

The Firefox Facebook Container is one example of what Mozilla is doing to fight back. It puts Facebook in a separate “container”, keeping their trackers from watching what you do when you go to other websites. For now, you have to install it yourself
non so se serve ma ce l’ho
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jensimmons

not only does amazon echo keep audio recordings forever on their servers, they also
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: internetofshit

According to Google’s Congressional testimony, after extensive investigation, they found Russian sources spent $4,700 dollars to supposedly beat Hillary’s two billion dollar campaign
ci credo?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: cybervigilante

US Slams China For Corporate Cyber Espionage, Indicts Two Spies
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

The Amazon Alexa eavesdropping nightmare came true
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Gizmodo

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Yesterday @tiffanyxjiang asked me where to read more about privacy. Here are some people I recommend following
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

FBI Shuts Down 15 DDoS-For-Hire Sites
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Now my Samsung tablet won’t read any PDF until I log in Acrobat Reader?? You read this right, my PDF reader requires an account so I can read my docs. What is wrong with the world?!
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: joehakimrahme

India To Intercept, Monitor, and Decrypt Citizens’ Computers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Google and FB also have (separate) “privacy checkups”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: sts10

ACLU To Feds: Your ‘Hacking Presents a Unique Threat To Individual Privacy’
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

YouTuber Admits Aspects of Viral HomePod Glitter Bomb Video Were Faked
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Slashdot

Matteo Pascoletti ha pazientemente messo in fila le idiozie dette impunemente in TV sui principali fatti di cronaca. Ne esce il ritratto di un luogo infido, pieno di odiatori e imbecilli a cui la terribile Internet che tanto ci preoccupa fa un baffo
media
::: mante

How Dystopian Fiction Shapes Political Attitudes
People tend to incorporate ‘facts’ they learn regardless of whether the source is labeled fiction or nonfiction, and the narrative structure typical of fiction is known to be exceptionally powerful in shaping cognition and persuasion
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: FrankPasquale

Should Parents Shun Toys That Track Their Kids?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

whoami

Sicurezza e disinformazione – 3

Ancora niente cometa –sempre nuvoloso– ma una nuova lista, qui.

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Google Will Shut Down Google+ Four Months Early After Second Data Leak
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Google
::: Slashdot ::: TonyRomm

Rust library bugs in FFI or other unsafe code blocks can have severe consequences, even remote code execution. It’s great to see that there’s now a site for announcing security bugs in the ecosystem
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Malicious Sites Abuse 11-Year-Old Firefox Bug That Mozilla Failed To Fix
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

ESET Discovers 21 New Linux Malware Families
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

YouTube is the biggest problem with radicalization and, considering how kids are almost exclusively pacified by YT videos and then rewired by its algorithm, the biggest future problem extremism problem we’ll have. And they really don’t care
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: oneunderscore__ ::: cpassariello

Huawei Executive Arrest Inspires Advance Fee Scams
frodi
::: Slashdot

China’s electric cars are government spies
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AkshatRathi

Plus de 32.000 retweets pour ces deux photos juxtaposées et cette légende selon laquelle “la perspective importe”
sì, ci sono cascato anch’io 😡
::: AfpFactuel

Privacy as commodity in AI’s colonialist value chain
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: FrankPasquale

Bloomberg hasn’t published any retraction or irrefutable proof since then. But the damage is done and Supermicro shares took a nosedive, dropping over 41 percent right after the initial report was published
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | hardware
::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot

Google CEO Admits Company Must Better Address the Spread of Conspiracy Theories on YouTube
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Slashdot

Australian police now have the legal authority to commandere employees to secretly create encryption backdoors with jail time for the employees if they notify the company they work for
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: freegnu ::: marcelsalathe

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An open letter to @Facebook, @Twitter, @Instagram and @Experian regarding algorithms and my son’s birth
ad, pubblicità | social media
::: gbrockell

The hilarity of the contemporary situation is that Russia wins the ideological battle even as its technological prowess is revealed to be fake. If America believes it was hacked by this level of tech sophistication, all the worse for America!
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: evgenymorozov

It doesn’t matter that these 2 pictures were taken on two different days in two different places. You’re missing the point! The press camera can show whatever it wants, to serve whatever narrative it wants and that’s the thing that got retweeted 35k times
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: joehakimrahme

the idea of information of russian state television
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Ships Infected With Ransomware, USB Malware, Worms
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

France is coordinating one of the world’s largest national media and internet literacy efforts to teach students, starting as early as in middle school, how to spot junk information online
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: jameskmcauley

Data-Wiping Malware Shamoon Destroys Files At Italian Oil and Gas Company; Other Energy Companies Operating in the Middle East Warned of Cyber Attacks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Email Hack Prevention Tip: Don’t click links in email or texts. Instead, open a new tab and go to the website of the company in the email to see if the information matches the official source. Here are 10 easy steps to protect yourself online
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: avast_antivirus

Sting on Amazon Booksellers Aims To Weed Out Counterfeit Textbooks, But Small Sellers Getting Hurt
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Slashdot

Google Pledges To Hold Off On Selling Facial Recognition Technology
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: Matt_Cagle

Amazon’s surveillance nightmare of a patent application, released last week, is totally bonkers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: snowjake

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Iranian Phishers Bypass 2fa Protections Offered By Yahoo Mail, Gmail
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Marshall McLuhan, 1972
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: LMSacasas

Bufala: Il Kuwait non ha messo al bando le stampanti 3D
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: real_fabristol

Chinese Hackers Breach US Navy Contractors
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Is @FSF LibrePlanet Safe? Right now, it’s not clear
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: wwahammy

Hiding in Plain Sight: The YouTubers’ Crowdfunding Piracy
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Questo uomo e’ un virus dannoso. Da 30 anni diffonde balle, follie, false cure, insulti, fantasie, assurdita’ d’ogni tipo. Sfugge da ogni responsabilita’ per le conseguenze delle idiozie che predica. A lui interessa solo una cosa: fare soldi a palate grazie alle sue menzogne
politica | frodi
::: micheleboldrin

The current state of our privacy is unacceptable
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: ACLU

German official wants to wipe out bots after ‘wave of lies’ hits social media
web-bot | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi

Modern journalism 101
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | media
::: RT_com

Active fishing is alive and well. This is pretty stunning stuff
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: martin_casado

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Bing Recommends Piracy Tutorial When Searching For Office 2019
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Nuovo report preparato per il Senato Usa da due istituti indipendenti molto noti: l’operazione della Russia sulle elezioni Usa 2016 è stata imponente. Anche se i rapporti di causa effetto sono difficili da indagare
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

New top-level domain .security is live
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: mikko

DOD reports finds no data encryption, no antivirus programs, no multifactor authentication mechanisms, and 28-year-old unpatched vulnerabilities in the US’ ballistic missile system
il mio capo di allora diceva “il VMS, loro usano quello…”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | sistemi operativi
::: campuscodi ::: mikko

Police in Spain raid newsroom and seize phones, computers & documents from journalists investigating a large-scale corruption case—with information from unnamed police sources
media
::: SomersetBean

European Council conclusions include one item on disinformation
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: mathver

Alors là, tu vois, on a un problème
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AntonioCasilli

Risk communication is today at the core of many studies in #scicomm, which increasingly needs to deal with the uncertainties related not only to natural disasters but also to new technologies. But what about the history of risk communication?
storia | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: chiara_ceci

Taylor Swift Used Facial Recognition Tech At Concerts To Spy On Stalkers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Testimone oculare smentisce Lapia sull’aggressione: “Si è inventata tutto, si è gettata a terra da sola”
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: HuffPostItalia

No place to hide: Even if you tried to hoard data about you, corporations &!governments with access to “data about other people can use that data to make inferences about you. The creation & consumption of data reflects how power is distributed in society”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dati, raccolta
::: FrankPasquale

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Sicurezza e disinformazione – 2

Ecco qua la seconda lista della nuova lista che sarebbe più bella se fosse più corta 😜

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This might be a good time to delete all those numerous (useless) accounts you’d opened long time back and forgotten about
però ogni tanto c’è qualcosa di buono
Web, Internet
::: manisha72617183 ::: fabiochiusi

This is wild: The Guardian concealed that its “report” on Manafort supposedly meeting Assange (which @WikiLeaks revealed is false) was co-written by Fernando Villavicencio, an anti-Correa opposition activist who has been repeatedly accused of fabrications
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: BenjaminNorton ::: fabiochiusi

Ma cosa hanno fatto di male i capezzoli femminili per finire paragonati a “pornografia” e dunque inaccettabili? Violenza, razzismi, estremismi invece sì, tutto ok. Quanta ipocrisia e moralismo idiota
social media | censura
::: fabiochiusi

Interesting. This “simple” Bible app on Android can access your contacts, view your photos and videos, track your real-time location, record from your microphone, and have full access to your internet connection. Turns out God does know everything
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: zackwhittaker

Marriott’s Breach Response Is So Bad, Security Experts Are Filling In the Gaps
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Very good @Poynter piece on the absurd and dangerous French law against “fake news” — of which it provides a first legal definition (instead of getting rid of the expression altogether, as many suggest)
politica | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi

Facebook, il solito
Facebook
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Kubernetes’ First Major Security Hole Discovered
bug
::: Slashdot ::: cialunet

Quora Data Breach Exposes 100 Million Users’ Personal Info
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: slashdot

Researchers Discover SplitSpectre, a New Spectre-like CPU Attack
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Being overwhelmed is not a problem particular to journalism, of course. But the ability to both stay on top of breaking news and produce content of high quality is being sorely tested
media
::: NiemanLab

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Here is the @EU_Commission’s “Action Plan against Disinformation”
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi

An Eye-Scanning Lie Detector Is Forging a Dystopian Future
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

È nato @Giorgio99144597 con 0 follower. Si unisce alla numerosa schiera non umana creata per manipolare illegalmente l’opinione pubblica nei social. Un esercito virtuale pronto a sostenere tesi assurde e attaccare in sciame il nemico, con ingiurie infamanti
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: ale_corubolo

#FreeSpeech and privacy safeguards should be in the EU #Copyright Directive, but they aren’t in the current version. Together with other #HumanRights groups, we make a final call for a law that respects people’s fundamental rights #CensorshipMachine
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: LibertiesEU ::: atarkowski ::: communia_eu ::: fabiochiusi ::: atarkowski

Questo non è l’albero di Natale di Parigi
media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: DavidPuente

Cyber-Espionage Group Uses Chrome Extension To Infect Victims
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Thieves Are Boosting the Signal From Key Fobs Inside Homes To Steal Vehicles
frodi
::: Slashdot

FCC Chairman Admits Russia Meddled In Net Neutrality Debate
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Se questo vuol dire che chi gestisce un servizio di antispam *blocca*, invece di limitarsi ad *etichettare* come tali, le email sospette rischia fino a un anno di reclusione… mi sa che ci sarà da divertirsi
spam
::: Mapio

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Hackers Behind Breach at Hotel Group Marriott Left Clues Suggesting They Were Working For Chinese Government Intelligence Gathering Operation, Report Says
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: slashdot

Eastern European Banks Were Attacked Via Backdoors Directly Connected To Local Networks, Report Finds
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

There is a lot of misplaced nerd-blaming going on these days. Most of the decisions that gave me heartburn over the last several years were made by Ivy League MBAs and JDs, not technologists. We *do* need to teach Trust and Safety Engineering to CS
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | etica
::: alexstamos

La mobilitazione di #GiletJaunes è piena di patrioti francesi con l’interfaccia dell’account creato in America, in lingua inglese
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Here’s Why People Are Seriously Worried About The New Anti-Encryption Laws #Australia #aaBill #DigitalSecurity
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: netizenrights

China now has a mysterious new body to review ethics risks of video games. And it has already killed 9 titles
censura
::: pingroma

How to keep your personal information safe from creeps on the internet
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: RadioProzac

I prevailed! Cambridge Analytica’s administrators attempting to liquidate have conceded to our concerns about my undisclosed data. They have 14 days to fully disclose. Have they misled the court? Matter referred to the High Court
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Facebook
::: profcarroll

EU Governments Agree To Tougher Stance On E-evidence
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

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Victims of identity theft know the consequences of data breaches intimately and painfully. But today, they’re so common that the #cybersecurity industry even has a phrase—“breach fatigue”—to describe the indifference
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: avast_antivirus

DECODE creates open software tools that give people the ability to control and share personal data on their terms In this new blog @theo_bass and @paulus0 give a simple overview of the different technical components of DECODE, and how they fit together
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: decodeproject

If Your Gmail Inbox Is Being Flooded With Promo Emails, You’re Not Alone
ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

Few people are actually trapped in filter bubbles. Why do they like to say that they are?
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: journalismfest

What Google, FB and ‘adtech’ firms still call ‘advertising’, has morphed into something else. …as described in this industry report on ‘experience optimization platforms’ aka personalized manipulation based on pervasive monitoring, analytics and testing
ad, pubblicità | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: WolfieChristl

Che sorpresa! 600 fake accounts twitter legati a Putin promuovono la rivolta dei #Giletsjaunes contro Macron
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: mrctrdsh

Can the US Stop China From Controlling the Next Internet Age?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

“‘It’s very scary,’ said Ms. Lee, who allowed The Times to examine her location history in the data set it reviewed. ‘It feels like someone is following me, personally.'” Great piece by @mhkeller+team about the staggering amount of data apps collect
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

“La bestia”, ovvero del come funziona la propaganda di Salvini
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: jacopo_iacoboni

This is cute, but it’s misleading
a proposito di fake: eraa fake anche l’esempio da me citato; per fortuna ho messo la nota dicendo di non leggerlo a quei pochi che a volte lo leggono
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: flashboy

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Sicurezza e disinformazione – 1

Nuovo elenco, tutto quanto concerne sicurezza, disinformazione (fake news) e argomenti collegati; tutti i martedì che verranno 😐

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Facebook contro tutti / tutti contro Facebook
raccolgo qui perché ci sono troppi link
Facebook
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La Francia esclude l’uso dell’internet voting per i suoi cittadini residenti all’estero (1.3m) per gli eccessivi rischi di cybersecurity
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Web, Internet
::: fpietrosanti

That Time The Windows Kernel Fought Gamma Rays Corrupting Its Processor Cache
sistemi operativi | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

When you cheer because someone you dislike gets banned from Twitter
social media | censura
::: mtracey

New Gmail Bug Allows Sending Messages Anonymously
bug
::: Slashdot

good explainer by @LIBEReurope how a small addition to art 6 of the proposed #copyright directive (added by @JeanMarieCAVADA) could have disastrous consequences for digital humanities work & the ability of libraries to function. This needs to be stopped!
copyright e brevetti
::: communia_eu

As promised, Russia’s media censor is suing Google for refusing to censor search results
censura
::: meduza_en

It’s six months since Europe revamped its privacy rules. The results? People’s awareness of how their data is used online is up. But (and it’s a big but) Big Tech has increased its dominance & new rules have hurt EU startups
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | economia, lavoro
::: markscott82

My op-ed in the Financial Times: We can’t allow our freedom of expression online to end up as mere collateral damage in a corporate tug of war
copyright e brevetti
::: Senficon

Germany Proposes Router Security Guidelines
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | hardware
::: Slashdot

Phishing Campaign targeting French Industr
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: FSLabs

An NPM package with 2,000,000 weekly downloads had malicious code injected into it. No one knows what the malicious code does yet
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: garybernhardt ::: mfpiccolo ::: manisha72617183 ::: WolfieChristl ::: pcwalton ::: vikkio88 ::: caspervonb ::: Slashdot

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German federal office #BSI publishes detailed analysis of Windows 10 remote data collection functionality (aka telemetry). 🎯 audience: interested users but especially administrators who want to know how telemetry works & how it can be disabled
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: certbund

The FBI Created a Fake FedEx Website To Unmask a Cybercriminal
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

German Consumer Association comes out against the idea of “data as private property,” arguing that existing laws are enough and no changes are needed. While I agree on the dangers of framing it as private property, I highly doubt that doing nothing is wise
dati, raccolta
::: evgenymorozov

Oggi su @wireditalia l’intervista di @philipdisalvo a @WikiGnom realizzata durante la #itWIkiCon 2018 su #copyright e rete aperta
copyright e brevetti
::: WikimediaItalia

the #copyright reform should benefit both users and creators. the #uploadfilters mandated by #article13 hurt both of them. if policymakers really wanted to improve the position of creators they should back article -14 on #fairrenumeration
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: communia_eu

Google Workers Sign Letter Seeking End To China Search Project
Google | censura
::: Slashdot ::: DropDragonfly ::: fabiochiusi ::: matthew_d_green ::: BlueSpaceCanary ::: lizthegrey ::: Slashdot

Google accused of GDPR privacy violations by seven countries
Google | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: JohnDCook

Con @Antivirustweet ci poniamo l’obiettivo di fare debunking e smontare le #fakenews, che spesso sono messe in giro da gruppi dichiaratamente fascisti ma che troppo facilmente entrano nei media mainstream senza accurate verifiche
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: EulaliaGrillo

Customer Service Agents Might Be Able To See What You’re Typing In Real Time
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Want election security and voter confidence? Better get yourself some human factors/cognitive engineers. Or don’t, and have the 2018 midterms all over again
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Marc_Canellas

The App Destroying Iran’s Currency
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

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The #EU Terrorist Content Regulation “will lead to more power for big tech companies to scan and delete information online without accountability”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | economia, lavoro
::: accessnow

Dire no a Facebook
Facebook
::: mante

Digital giants led by Google, Facebook and Amazon warn Australia against passing a “fundamentally flawed” law allowing security services to spy on encrypted communications among suspected criminals and terrorists
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AFP

Una vicenda da cui la credibilità del Guardian – e non solo – rischia di uscire con le ossa rotte, ottimamente riassunta con piglio critico da @_arianna
media | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

DOJ Made Secret Arguments To Break Crypto, Now ACLU Wants To Make Them Public
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

New Parents Complain Amazon Baby-Registry Ads Are Deceptive
frodi | ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

.@reddit statement on proposed EU #Copyright Directive: “sharing links to news articles, or the use of existing content for creative new purposes (r/photoshopbattles, anyone?) would suddenly become questionable under the law” #DeleteArt13
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: juanof9

More than 200 manufacturers, including Tesla, Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Nissan, Mitsubishi (…) transmit position information and dozens of other data points to government-backed monitoring centers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Most “disruptive” political organizations in the democratic West have turned out to be sponsored by the Kremlin: far-right parties, far-left parties, WikiLeaks, purveyors of fake news, etc. Standard playbook
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fchollet

Io non sono un esperto di foto e tanto meno di meteoriti ma queste foto puzzano di fake da lontano un miglio. Poi mi sbaglierò
media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: mante

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US iOS Users Targeted by Massive Malvertising Campaign
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

When the Internet Archive Forgets
censura
::: Slashdot

Starbucks Says It Will Start Blocking Porn On Its Stores’ Wi-Fi In 2019
censura
::: Slashdot

strong statement by @reddit against articles 11 & 13 of the EU #copyright directive. platforms like reddit (who are likely unknown to 98% op the policy makers involved) will be the collateral damage of #uploadfilters & the #linktax #saveyourinternet
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: communia_eu

Google Tried to Patent My Work After a Job Interview
frodi
::: Gianlucadfiore

Laura #Castelli vuole “uccidere” il fake che la sfotte
censura
::: neXtquotidiano

Marriott Says 500 million Starwood Guest Records Stolen in Massive Data Breach
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: troyhunt

Unlike fake news posted on Facebook or Twitter, WeChat fake news tends to tunnel its way to users without ever being exposed to the light of day. Links are pushed by official accounts to subscribers, shared between contacts and in closed WeChat groups
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: FrankPasquale

After Months of Heated Argument, Apple Permits Indian Telecom Regulator To Release Anti-Spam App, TRAI DND, On App Store
odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: Slashdot

Bias in algorithms can have chilling effects on individual rights, choices & the application of worker & consumer protections. Now is the time for #G20 govts to establish a set of principles to guide the adoption of #AI in the workplace, says @PaulDTwomey
algoritmi, codice | etica
::: CIGIonline

The #CopyrightDirective would hurt small-scale creatives and startups who would be unable to comply with a regulatory model designed for the era of the printing press. #EU reps must stand up for our digital future #SaveYourInternet
copyright e brevetti | economia, lavoro
::: timberners_lee

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Un ottimo Elio Truzzolillo sulle enormi responsabilita’ dei giornalisti nella diffusione dell’antiscienza
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | media
::: micheleboldrin

La cosa che sorprende quando analizzo un milione di follower come con@matteosalvinimi, sono i 306.265 follower senza foto che seguono max 5 account! Chiunque usi twitter anche da 2 giorni capisce la presa in giro,tutta Italia è con te #Capitano specialmente i fantasmi #bot
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: alex_orlowski

All the spectre/meltdown hardening techniques have a significant CPU overhead. I imagine CPU manufacturers have had to invest significantly in redesigns recently. Still, the additional overhead might force me to buy new hardware, and I guess others will too
bug
::: _wilfredh

Great to see research emerging from Africa via @hwasser demonstrating the depth, scope & spread of the #disinformation problem there, while much discussion of the problem & funding to remedy it continues to fixate on the developed West
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: julieposetti

Quando i politici populisti attaccano così volgarmente il giornalismo (nonché la lingua italiana), significa che hanno paura delle voci indipendenti e critiche. La loro paura è l’inizio della loro fine
media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: carloalberto

A message was received from an unknown person on the head computer of the Moscow Cable Car operating company requesting to transfer bitcoin in exchange for decrypting all electronic files of computer responsible for cable car ops
frodi
::: Raj_Samani

i media italiani sono in grado di seguire queste indicazioni per smentire #disinformazione, notizie false e #bufale varie, anche (e soprattutto) governative?
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | media
::: terminologia

SKY Brasil Exposes 32 Million Customer Records
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Twitter User Hacks 50,000 Printers To Tell People To Subscribe To a YouTube Channel
frodi
::: Slashdot

WhatsApp Faces Misinformation Problem in Nigeria, Reports Say
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: Slashdot

Mikko Hyppönen : « On ne peut pas attraper les cybercriminels » #cybersécurité
frodi
::: flopuyb

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