Schneier: Don’t expect Uncle Sam to guard your web privacy – it’s Europe riding to the rescue • The Register

“The EU is the regulatory superpower on the planet,” Schneier told The Register. “We won’t be regulating surveillance capitalism in the US, it’s too profitable. If you want that done, then look to the EU.” — Read on www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/07/policy_technology_schneier/

Microsoft Outlook hack gave full access to email contents – CNET

If you use Microsoft for your personal email, change your account password IMMEDIATELY. Hackers stole login credentials for a Microsoft customer support agent and were able to read emails from people using services like Outlook, Hotmail and MSN. — Read on www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-outlook-hack-gave-full-access-to-email-contents/

This Is Why I Don’t Buy Digital Online Media

Microsoft has pulled Books from the Microsoft Store and is planning to offer customers who’ve purchased any ebooks via the Store refunds, as their books will no longer be accessible as of July, 2019. — Read on www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-removes-the-books-category-from-the-microsoft-store/

Put down the cat, coffee, beer pint, martini, whatever you’re holding, and make sure you’ve updated Chrome (unless you enjoy being hacked) • The Register

Put down the cat, coffee, beer pint, martini, whatever you’re holding, and make sure you’ve updated Chrome (unless you enjoy being hacked) • The Register — Read on www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/07/google_chrome_zero_day/

Erasing Women in Tech: How 60 Minutes Ignored Women’s Voices, Stories, and Expertise

By omitting the expertise and experience of woman-led organizations’ pioneering efforts to bring more girls into computing, 60 Minutes is contributing to a long and ugly history of media erasing women in tech. — Read on onezero.medium.com/erasing-women-in-tech-how-60-minutes-ignored-womens-voices-stories-and-expertise-7ee8e157c262

Musk is in contempt of court, screams SEC after Tesla boss brags about car production rates • The Register

Elon Musk should be held in contempt of court, the US Securities and Exchange Commission has told a New York federal court after Tesla’s mouthy CEO tweeted about the number of cars the company will roll out this year. The US watchdog said a tweet about Tesla’s plan to make 500,000 cars in 2019 was […]

iOS 12.1.4 Update Now Available

Apple has released the latest update to their iOS mobile operator system for iPhone and iPad. This update fixes the Group FaceTime bug which was discovered a couple weeks ago. Please download and install this update on your iOS devices as soon as you are able.

Google: All your leaked passwords are belong to us – here’s a Chrome extension to find them • The Register

During its incessant web crawling, Google’s search engine constantly encounters credentials dumped by hackers or left exposed by the careless. And because it can, the ad confectionery copies and encrypts these spilled usernames and passwords. Armed with this info, the Chocolate Factory directed its software engineers, in conjunction with crypto boffins from Stanford University, to […]