The Microsoft database hack shows that data stored in the cloud must always be encrypted end-to-end. While politicians still ask for 'legit access' to fight CSAM, the latest Microsoft hack shows that any data stored without encryption is always at risk.
Things I will be doing if Apple goes ahead with its plans to violate the sanctity of your devices:
- Remove Better Blocker from the iOS and Mac app stores.
- Stop recommending Apple as a privacy-protecting alternative outside of China (already wasn’t in China)
- Stop using an iPhone and not buy another Apple phone/computer (had already moved my daily driver dev machine to Linux three years ago).
- Not write another line of code for their platforms.
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Microsoft admits to signing rootkit malware 💣💥 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-admits-to-signing-rootkit-malware-in-supply-chain-fiasco/
G Data malware analyst Karsten Hahn found a driver signed by Microsoft, called "Netfilter," is in fact a rootkit, and was observed communicating with Chinese C2C servers. #infosec
We're bringing you an interview about first-hand school experience in Bavaria of using and implementing Nextcloud, the multiple Nextcloud benefits, and the important message to key decision-makers for collaboration solutions in schools!
READ Eben Moglen & Mishi Choudhary's piece in the @htTweets:
The strange story of “Extended Random”
Or how the NSA -surprise!- covertly weakened #crypto...
Fascinatingly, the person who introduced this is now "Director, AWS applied crypto" at #Amazon!
🇬🇧 The Commission’s #DigitalDecade 2030 targets are questionable:
Digital ID, storing all of our sensitive medical records online & pushing for EU companies to use cloud-based technologies, AI & Big Data are not a value as such.
Ad tech harms the internet, free press & our democracy. With the Digital Services Act #DSA, we have the chance to ban ad tech and get back to fair competition and free and safe communications in the digital space. Join our #MyContentMyRights campaign: https://www.greens-efa.eu/dossier/fighting-for-your-rights-online/ #DSA
🇬🇧 We seek your ideas! I can propose pilot projects on product liability or artificial intelligence for the JURI Committee and on privacy and fundamental rights for LIBE. Any ideas? Please send an e-mail to email@example.com
🇬🇧 We must not leave the dirty work to the EU Court of Justice to stop indiscriminate message and #chatcontrol which violates fundamental rights of EU citizens!
Watch my speech in the LIBE Committee: https://peertube.european-pirates.eu/videos/watch/a611f3b3-2521-4b43-bba8-de5457b5dc4e
@CPDPconferences@twitter.com 🇬🇧 In January I was invited by @CPDPconferences@twitter.com and opposed contact tracing apps. How can we face the challenge of identifying infection chains without violating our fundamental right to privacy?
🇬🇧Indiscriminate messaging and #chatcontrol: Google, Facebook and Microsoft are lobbying to remove the few remaining "safeguards" regarding error rate, suspicion requirement, professional secrecy protection and transparency. Here's their letter:
E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the EU, it's time to take action! Learn more 👉 http://greens-efa.eu/dossier/e-waste-is-just-like-love/
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