Thursday, June 21, 2018

Encryption backdoors wouldn't be very bright

from here

Oh those poor FBI agents. What will they do if they can't break into everyone's cell phones?

Maybe exactly the same thing they did before everyone had cell phones?

How far do you have to go to unsubscribe?

found on Imgur

No matter where you go, the GDPR goblins will find you.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Alexa, would you please give us some privacy?

from here

Do we really want to stick these devices in hotel rooms after they were caught recording private conversations and sending them to random contacts?

If only online attribution were this easy

found on The Art of Trolling

If you could force suspects to cooperate with investigators, cybercrime and governmental cyber attacks would be a lot easier to deal with.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The 90's called and they want their phishing lure back

from here

I didn't know Rip Van Winkle was in the business of cybercrime, but apparently he woke up not too long ago.

When ennui attacks

found on LOL Super Fails

I imagine this must be the expression cybercriminals use when they don't get to use their bag of tricks.

Monday, June 18, 2018

You'd think one of the world's most powerful corporate surveillance platforms would be able to figure this out

from here

In theory they should also be able to tell if you hate your father. After all, the fact that they've performed psychological experiments to manipulate people's emotions means they must have some way of discerning what those emotions are.

However, the absence of a particular kind of connection should require a lot less analysis. It doesn't instill confidence in the efficacy of their ad targeting service if they can't even figure this much out.