Yet in another Week that felt like a month, the world continues to feel again Treason attack on US Capitol Building On 6 January. Platforms like later Twitter and Facebook boot up Donald Trump Last week, Amazon draws support from the far-flung “Free Speech” platform parlor, It is knocking offline for the future of the future. Before it disappeared, however, hackers were able to Store every public post, image and video on the parlorThanks for an incredibly basic bug.
We talked Chris Krebs, former CISA director, about Trump’s dissolution blitz, And how America can get out of this mess – starting with impeachment. We explained How does law enforcement get around the encryption of your smartphone. And we first looked at public technical evidence that SolarWinds hackers are actually Russian state actors, Some of the codes as they use distinct features with a notorious Kremlin-run group known as Turla.
It is ambitious and potentially convenient, but Think twice about using Amazon Sidewalk If you value privacy. Google researchers used a campaign Several zero-day vulnerabilities to infect Android and Windows devices.. And in a timely feature, Rachel Monroe Immersed herself in America’s strategic training culture—Of which there were embarrassing demonstrations in Washington, DC, last week.
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Investigations related to the Capitol Building riots — including how officers were caught off guard from an incident planned by an online one — will last for at least months. But thanks to more than 140,000 tips and a remarkable number of attendees for filming and photographing themselves and others during the January 6 events, and then posting those videos and photos on social media, the Justice Department has already Has made more than 100 arrests. FBI director Christopher Ray said this week that the agency had more than 200 content files open, so expect this work to continue for some time.
One of the largest illegal dark web marketplaces after DarkMarket was Predecessors like alphabay, Laughed, And Wall street market Everyone was taken down. This week, however, authorities caught up with Darkmaker, seizing more than 20 servers in Moldova and Ukraine in the process. Before its demise, DarkMarket had 500,000 users, more than 2,400 vendors, and hosted $ 170 million in cryptocurrency transactions. Arming the servers can make it easier for officials to track down DarkMarket participants – or follow where they set up the next shop.
Period and menstrual-tracking app Flow reached a proposed settlement with the FTC this week over its deceptive data-handling practices. While Flo told users that it would keep sensitive health data private, it actually passed it to Facebook and Google Analytics as well as others. Flo did not admit any wrongdoing, but privacy advocates hope the case indicates that the FTC is interested in cracking down on similar data usage issues elsewhere in the health care software industry.
People using death, taxes and Elon Musk’s name Scam bitcoin From people on Twitter; At least life has its own certainty. This time hackers have broken into verified accounts to promote an old-fashioned scam that claims Tesla is turning away billionaire cryptocurrency. Catch? You must send something first. Scammers raked in about $ 600,000 as of Thursday. When in doubt, please remember that nothing is free, especially when it is bitcoin on Twitter.
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