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with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, and @sambowne

Aug 11, 2020

A discussion with Elizabeth Biddlecome, Irvin Lemus, Kaitlyn Handelman, and Sam Bowne.

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Popular Notepad++ text editor banned in China

Former CIA officer charged with spying for China

Please stop hard-wiring AWS credentials in your code. Looking at you, uni COVID-19 track-and-test app makers

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Microsoft will bid farewell to Internet Explorer and legacy Edge in 2021

Google Chrome will try to stop you from typing into risky text boxes

Google says Australians could lose free search services

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

How Malicious Tor Relays are Exploiting Users in 2020 (Part I)

NCC Group admits its training data was leaked online after folders full of CREST pentest certification exam notes posted to GitHub

Call Me Maybe: Ea­ves­drop­ping En­cryp­ted LTE Calls With Re­VoL­TE

Sam Bowne @sambowne

Colleges' best-laid coronavirus plans quickly come undone
COVID-19 will hit colleges when students arrive for fall semester. So why open at all? Money is a factor.

Scientists discover way to make quantum states last 10,000 times longer

Scammers Conned Diners at The Ritz So They Could Buy Stuff at Argos