Karl Bode

Hacking

Hundreds of Thousands of People Are Using Passwords That Have Already Been Hacked, Google Says

New ‘Password Checkup’ Chrome extension found 1.5 percent of all website logins use compromised credentials, a figure that’s higher for porn websites.
Karl Bode
8.15.19
Another Day Another Hack

This Counterfeit iPhone Is Riddled With Backdoors and Malware

Fake devices look real but are rife with unpatched operated systems, outdated kernels, and a universe of dodgy backdoors and malware, researchers have found.
Karl Bode
8.14.19
Hacking

New Zine 'Paged Out!' Is a Return to the Golden Era Of Hacker Zines

From hacking Ukuleles to programming tips, this free experimental zine harkens back to the bygone era of community zines.
Karl Bode
8.14.19
Hacking

Google Hackers Found 10 Ways to Hack an iPhone Without Touching It

Many of the vulnerabilities relied on using iMessage to own the rest of the phone, Google's Project Zero said.
Karl Bode
8.12.19
Internet

This Simple Law Could Have Saved The US $126 Billion in Broadband Deployment Costs

Experts say a law requiring fiber conduit be installed in highway construction is a “no brainer,” so why hasn’t one been passed?
Karl Bode
8.9.19
Hacking

Vulnerability Exposed Microsoft Azure Users to Cyberattack

New report says flaw with common remote desktop access protocol left millions of users and researchers open to attack.
Karl Bode
8.7.19
Broadband Land

Elizabeth Warren Promises to Kill State Laws That Ban Locally-Owned ISPs

26 states have passed protectionist laws preventing your town or city from building its own broadband network.
Karl Bode
8.7.19
FTC

The FTC Should Fine Itself for False Advertising for Promising You $125 from Equifax

Consumer groups say the FTC engaged in the same false and deceptive behavior it’s supposed to police.
Karl Bode
8.6.19
Power

The Equifax Settlement Is a Cruel Joke

Experts say the FTC dramatically underestimated the public’s anger over repeated privacy violations.
Karl Bode
8.2.19
Equifax

Equifax May Not Pay You That $125 Settlement Because It Screwed Too Many People

After “overwhelming” public interest, the FTC now urges users to settle for free credit monitoring instead.
Karl Bode
7.31.19
Internet

This Is Probably Why Your AirPods Keep Losing Connection

Sometimes older, dumber technology is the smarter option.
Karl Bode
7.31.19
FCC

Experts Say the DOJ Justification for T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Approval Is a Joke

The DOJ’s proposed plan to protect competition will do nothing of the sort, industry watchers say.
Karl Bode
7.26.19
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