“GrayKey iPhone unlocker poses serious security concerns” – Malwarebytes Labs Q: Should Cupertino start paying bounties for ZDE discoveries? In late 2017, word of a new iPhone unlocker device started to circulate: a device called GrayKey, made by a company named Grayshift. — Read on Malwarebytes I’m going back to my flip phone. 📞 “Say… Read More Rhymes with “Say Please?”
I’ll be honest, I’m really staring to like this girl. 😘 Silicon Valley is notoriously full of founders who exaggerate, dupe investors and the media, and may even outright lie to Congress, often getting away with their deceit. John Carreyrou, author of a new book on Theranos, explains why this time Holmes went 10 steps… Read More “She Absolutely Has Sociopathic Tendencies”: Elizabeth Holmes, Somehow, Is Trying to Start a New Company! | Vanity Fair
The Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City (sitting beneath the offices of both Creative Artists Agency and the Annenberg Foundation) is pairing with Craft to offer 10% off dinner to any of the exhibit’s attendees. Who Shot Rock & Roll opens on June 23 ~ October 7, 2012 and features images from over 100 iconic… Read More Stop Shooting Your Dinner
In America, we’ve seen the poor attacked following the War on Poverty; we’ve seen children jailed in the War on Drugs; and the War on Terror has ripped from us of our rights as American citizens. Now it looks like we may be headed for a War on Information. America may one day use piracy as a… Read More The War on Information
Suck it, Valenti. “This isn’t just about business. This is about overthrowing dead culture.” – Steve Jobs, from The Pirates of Silicon Valley As the concept of intellectual property fades into obscurity, the people of planet earth have reached a major milestone. I don’t think this has ever happened since the creation of that McCarthyistic… Read More AMC Theatres to MPAA: “Fuck off”
Finally, some good news. This issue affects all of us, and it relates to both intellectual property law and biomedical ethics. So, yay. Reversing a longstanding policy, the federal government said on Friday that human and other genes should not be eligible for patents because they are part of nature. via U.S. Says Genes Should… Read More U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patenting – NYTimes.com
Everything you’ve ever done on Facebook that sent a notification to someone — Facebook sent your computer’s IP address to them in the header of the notification e-mail. I just tested it on some old notification e-mails and sure enough, it’s real. It doesn’t always work — sometimes I got the “home” IP (127.0.0.1), but… Read More Facebook’s Been E-mailing Your IP Address to All Your Friends
Liberian Laws Are A Secret Due To Copyright; Even The Gov’t Doesn’t Have Them | Techdirt.
Ever seeking to reinforce their appearance of ineptitude, Time Warner Cable has stopped resolving DNS requests again today. It must be that time of the month for them. One month ago to the day Forbes ran an article about how their DNS servers are still vulnerable to attack. I’ve bypassed this by using public DNS… Read More TWC DNS Outage. Again.