CCC against weakening of encryption by law: Everybody must be able to rely on the fact that the use of digital products and services meets the requirements for the protection of the data and the integrity of the systems https://www.ccc.de/en/updates/2019/encrypted-messengers
*sigh* "As an example, in our paper we demonstrate an attack against OpenSSH in which we use RAMBleed to leak a 2048 bit RSA key. However, RAMBleed can be used for reading other data as well." https://rambleed.com
Teardown & Experiments with Agilent mm-Wave W-Band (75 - 110GHz) T/R Module
GrapheneOS is an open source privacy and security focused mobile OS with Android app compatibility. https://grapheneos.org/
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
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