Leaked: The UK’s secret blueprint with telcos for mass spying on internet, phones – and backdoors

“…UK organizations will not be allowed to introduce true end-to-end encryption of their users’ data but will be legally required to introduce a backdoor to their systems so the authorities can read any and all communications.” Leaked: The UK’s secret blueprint with telcos for mass spying on internet, phones – and backdoors Real-time full-blown snooping …






Don’t panic, but a ‘computer error’ cut the brakes on a San Francisco bus this week

Yeah… that works so well because components never break between checks in the morning and “incidents” during the day… the same way that headlights and tail lights don’t break at completely random intervals… Oh, and it did break in this crash and nothing to do with a computer. Muni unexpectedly turns into self-driving ride Source: …






Samsung sued over ‘lackadaisical’ Android security updates

I prefer Samsung phones… but they have a point about slow releases of updates. Google seem to do better on Nexus devices, but they don’t have manufacturer or network added apps or interfaces to complicate the update release process. Samsung sued over ‘lackadaisical’ Android security updates Up your game, says Dutch consumer group Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2016/01/21/samsung_sued_for_lackadaisical_android_updates/  






Bye bye Flash Ad’s :-)

  Google makes it official: Chrome will freeze Flash ads on sight from Sept 1 • The Register Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2015/08/28/google_says_flash_ads_out_september/  






How to disable Windows 10’s Wi-Fi Sense password sharing

Windows 10’s new Wi-Fi Sense feature is a powerful tool that takes the headache out of managing Wi-Fi connections on the run. With Wi-Fi Sense enabled, Windows 10 will automatically sign you into open Wi-Fi networks, as well as private networks that your Outlook.com, Skype, and Facebook contacts have logged into—so you won’t have to …