We looked inside some of the tweets by @zackwhittaker and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
And it just started to hail.
Oh come on. I just watered the plants.
This guy I know occasionally sends me exposed devices he finds on Shodan, like remote desktops and internet webcams.
"Is that a pinhole camera? Am I about to watch a bust go down?"
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This was a really subtle neg. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/59np93/fearful-of-americas-enemies-the-nsa-refuses-to-tell-us-the-name-of-its-slack
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No criminal has ever opened anyone else's mail. Because that's illegal. https://twitter.com/virginmedia/status/1162756227132198914
New: Amazon customers have complained that they're receiving emails for other people's orders — including their names, postal address and what they ordered. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/16/amazon-customers-email-order/
No idea why @Huawei signed me up to its weekly press email newsletter — which is mostly just complaining about news articles suggesting it spies for China — without my consent.
New: Dozens of malicious Android adware apps masquerading as games and photo editing apps have been pulled from Google Play — but not after being installed more than 8 million times. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/16/android-users-tricked-adware-apps/
*reads the Greenland story*
*shuts laptop lid*
"That's enough internet for today."
Bellingcat has a great deep-dive on how those Amazon "ambassador" tweets are "orchestrated from a corporate office."https://www.bellingcat.com/news/americas/2019/08/15/amazons-online-bezos-brigade-unleashed-on-twitter/
New: U.S. Cyber Command has uploaded two new malware samples linked to a North Korean hacking group focused on stealing money from global banks. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/15/cyber-command-north-korea-malware/
In a letter, outgoing US spy chief Dan Coats confirms the long-running rumor that the NSA has suspended its call records collection program, but also calls on Congress to reauthorize the law set to expire at the end of the year. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/us/politics/trump-nsa-call-records-program.html
New: Two years ago, Cloudflare let anyone and everyone use its service. Then it cut off The Daily Stormer and more recently 8chan. Now it says cutting off customers is a risk factor for its future business. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/15/cloudflare-8chan-risk-factor/
New: [🔒] I spoke with @RachelTobac, @J0hnnyXm4s, @_sn0ww and @SecEvangelism about what security pros need to take away from Black Hat & Def Con this year. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/15/security-pros-take-away-black-hat-def-con/
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One of the very few genuinely good, thorough looks at your choices in the world of VPNs: https://twitter.com/yaelwrites/status/1161761497518751745
Sometimes I wonder if other outlets literally lift texts and links from my news stories.
Today, I included a slightly modified link in one of my stories, appended with "?=rd7f8ygiuo". Lo and behold, a couple of hours later I saw another news story with the exactly same link.