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Angry Tech News #38: Iconic Faceprint

TikTok, Twitter, and Ubisoft screw their users, European government screws everyone, a way to defeat air gaps, yet another NPM supply chain attack, and a new product that will help you reach your inner cyborg!

Links:

TikTok bends over your privacy
https://www.engadget.com/fcc-commissioner-google-facebook-ban-tik-tok-064559992.html
https://www.pandasecurity.com/en/mediacenter/security/tiktok-privacy-faceprints/

Firefox starts stripping tracking tags from URLs
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-firefox-privacy-feature-strips-urls-of-tracking-parameters/

Smart contact lenses
https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2022/05/18/mojo-visions-smart-contact-lens-ready-for-real-world-testing/

Ubisoft shows who really owns your games
https://www.pcgamesn.com/assassins-creed-liberation-steam

Twitter has no ethics
https://therecord.media/twitter-apologizes-for-abusing-user-security-information-after-150-million-ftc-settlement/

Iconburst NPM supply chain attack
https://blog.reversinglabs.com/blog/iconburst-npm-software-supply-chain-attack-grabs-data-from-apps-websites

DMA, DSA pass EU parliament
https://epic.org/european-parliament-adopts-dsa-dma/

ETSC mandates black boxes
https://www.zerohedge.com/political/today-all-new-vehicles-eu-will-have-surveillance-black-boxes

Using SATA cable to defeat air gaps
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/air-gapped-systems-leak-data-via-sata-cable-wifi-antennas/

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Angry Tech News #26: Transmissible Groupthink

Silicon Valley vs Russia, Nvidia and Samsung hacks, Discord goes full Facebook, and my rants go a little bit off the rails!

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Western companies jumping on the “Hate Russia” bandwagon
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/5/22962848/paypal-pauses-service-russia-ukraine-invasion
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/04/russia-blocks-access-to-facebook.html
https://www.investopedia.com/microsoft-oracle-join-tech-exodus-from-russia-5221297
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/visa-mastercard-russia-ukraine-invasion/
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/6/22964418/tiktok-suspends-creation-new-video-content-russia-ukraine
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/5/22962822/internet-backbone-provider-cogent-shuts-off-service-russia
https://www.pcmag.com/news/nvidia-to-stop-all-product-sales-to-russia
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-suspends-shipments-phones-chips-230648742.html
https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/coinbase-blocks-25-000-crypto-wallets-linked-to-russian-users
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10579301/Social-media-platform-Reddit-block-links-coming-Russian-domain-name.html

Russia “fake news” law
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2022/03/01/russian-lawmakers-eye-15-year-prison-terms-for-fakes-about-ukraine-invasion-a76687

NVidia hacked
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/nvidia-data-breach-exposed-credentials-of-over-71-000-employees/
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/malware-now-using-nvidias-stolen-code-signing-certificates/

Samsung hacked
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/samsung-confirms-hackers-stole-galaxy-devices-source-code/

Discord joins the censorship bunch
https://discord.com/blog/addressing-health-misinformation