Angry Tech News #61: Brute Ford

Asus breaks the internet, hacking fingerprint sensors for fun and profit, yet another reason to fear IoT, and where to charge your Ford EV on the road


BrutePrint attack
Wemo SmartPlug buffer overflow vuln
Ford EVs to adopt Tesla charging standard
ASUS pushes bad config file to millions of routers; breaks internet for two days


Angry Tech News #27: Inexplicably Microwave

Duck Duck Go seppuku; Steps toward a new Russian internet; California’s newest grid storage scheme; Ford sells incomplete cars; UK cracks down on BCH ATMs; IoT + auto updates = hilarity; and Linux where it shouldn’t be!


DDG plays with fire

Search engines

Russia creates TLS cert authority

GM tests bidirectional charging

Ford ships incomplete vehicles

UK shuts down crypto ATMs

AEG Microwaves think they’re steam ovens

Linux on M1 chip