Computers

IoT Security

Bluetooth Covid Test Kit Gets Hacked

As he says in the video, not everything needs to be computerized. Remember, kids the “S in “IoT” stands for security.

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Java Security

Log4J & JNDI Exploit: Why So Bad? – Computerphile

By now, you have certainly heard of the Log4J exploit and that it’s been called the “most critical vulnerability of the last decade.” Dr Bagley and Dr Pound explain why it’s so pervasive.

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Security

Malware Uses Ancient Encryption to Avoid Detection

Everything old is new again. Time stamps: 0:00 The Raids 0:44 The Lure 1:38 Mekotio’s Features 3:32 Obfuscation 4:16 Super Cool BadUSBs

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Security

US Bans Sale Of Hacking Tools

Looks like things are heating up in cybersecurity, but why now? Time stamps: 0:00 Intro 0:24 Why Now? 0:56 The New Rules Are Complicated! 2:20 Why This Is Probably Pointless 3:42 Pegasus Spyware 4:36 Protect Your Passwords!

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Hardware

Secretive Giant TSMC’s $100 Billion Plan To Fix The Chip Shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company makes 24% of all the world’s chips, and 92% of the most advanced ones found in today’s iPhones, fighter jets and supercomputers. Now TSMC is building America’s first 5-nanometer fabrication plant, hoping to reverse a decades-long trend of the U.S. losing chip manufacturing to Asia. CNBC got an exclusive tour of […]

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Current Events Interesting

Why Did Facebook Fail?

Just what was it that took Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp offline on 4th October 2021? – Dr Steve Bagley investigates.

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