Recent Security News

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

Aug 21, 2020

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

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

‘DiceKeys’ Creates a Master Password for Life With One Roll

Proctoring Apps Subject Students to Unnecessary Surveillance

Google and Amazon are Impersonated the Most in Phishing Scams

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

The Confused Mailman: Sending SPF and DMARC passing mail as any Gmail or G Suite customer


UberEats could be underpaying delivery drivers on 30% of trips, according to a programmer who reportedly built a tool that found the app was lowballing the miles that drivers traveled

Sam Bowne @sambowne

IBM hits new quantum computing milestone
New quantum paradox reveals contradiction between widely held beliefs

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Census Bureau Hiring Lags Previous Years, Threatening Count
The Trump Campaign Accepted Russian Help to Win in 2016. Case Closed.
Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon pleads not guilty in alleged border wall fundraising scheme

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Physical locks are less hackable than digital locks, right? Maybe not: Boffins break in with a microphone

Hackers eye students returning to virtual classes as easy targets

U.S. charges former Uber security chief with covering up massive 2016 hacking