Driven by #fintech and @GCHQ@twitter.com, @ETSI_STANDARDS@twitter.com tried to sneak a #backdoor into the new transport encryption standard #TLS revision 1.3, and failed because @email@example.com resisted.
#ETSI's backdoored encryption is called #eTLS or #ETS.
Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/06/google-confirms-2017-supply-chain-attack-that-sneaked-backdoor-on-android-devices/
This is probably the most open and privacy-friendly way to run a smartwatch (no Google or Samsung or Apple or ... accounts/spyware required, etc).
Bought an LG G Watch Urbane on eBay for testing.
#kdenlive 19.04.2 is out with a total of 77 fixes. Checkout what's new: https://kdenlive.org/en/2019/06/kdenlive-19-04-2-is-out/
#PeerTube 1.3 is out! And it brings a lot of new features!!! A playlist system, 3 new languages (Japanese, Dutch and European Portuguese), a new design for the player, some adjustments to the user interface and many settings for administrators! More on https://joinpeertube.org/en/news/#newsletter05-06-2019
Saw a documentary last last night how we have poisoned the earth and ourselves with #plastic. The average person already has thousands of pieces of microplastic in their body. We could very well consume ourselfes into extinction. How cynical.
Coreboot Project Is Leveraging Ghidra To Help With Firmware Reverse Engineering at https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ghidra-Coreboot-NSA-RE - discuss at https://freepo.st/freepost.cgi/post/gep35tyu2g #freepost
I wrote this short introduction to the world of Linux for smartphones to answer some common questions of both new and experienced users to this new segment of the open source world. Whether you're wondering if it's possible to install Linux on your smart device, how to choose a distribution for daily usage (if possible), or how easily the porting to a new device would be, this post might help
I'm preparing for an experiment: #Google free #Android. Only LineageOS, root and F-Droid. Possibly Amazon and Humble. I have a few apps that I'm still looking for alternatives: Titanium Backup, BP Log, HelloGuestWiFi, Screebl, DWD WarnWetter.
Probably others. Suggestions welcome!
Ten years ago this week, I started a project to free my Canon DSLR camera's firmware and there are still improvements being made today thanks to @firstname.lastname@example.org and other developers who turned my reverse engineered hack into a useful tool for film makers: https://www.magiclantern.fm/
"Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged." – https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bose-lawsuit-idUSKBN17L2BT #Privacy #Bose
a new set of side-channel attacks that allow microarchitecture data sampling Intel CPUs
Least shitty option for that seems to be to burn their DOS-based bootable CD-ROM on a disc and boot from that. Only works if you set "UEFI/Legacy Boot" to "UEFI only" in the BIOS/UEFI menu before, though.
Simply dd'ing the image to a USB drive won't work, search for "geteltorito" if you want that. It's a little more work, though.
seriously, Mifare classic in 2019? That's ~12 years after it has been broken? How clueless can a manufacturer of keys/locks be? #ABUS fail https://www.golem.de/news/abus-alarmanlage-rfid-schluessel-lassen-sich-klonen-1905-141061.html
Die Gesellschaft für Informatik #GI schliesst ihr offizielle #Facebook Präsenz. Als Begründung wird angeführt:
1. Facebook ist ein Feind des Datenschutzes.
2. Facebook vernachlässigt die Datensicherheit.
3. Facebook bedroht Demokratie und Marktwirtschaft.
Hoffentlich werden weitere Organisationen dem Beispiel folgen!
"A Conspiracy to Kill IE6", in which some rogue YouTube developers helped push a bunch of users to switch to literally anything else.
Really good talk by @tnt full of details about the ice40up5k FPGA and a bunch of very interesting usescases of that chip. Thanks for the iCEBreaker shoutout @tnt ! :D https://media.ccc.de/v/osmodevcon2019-98-the-ice40-fpga
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