Shields up!

Little Brother Episode 74 2022-02-26

Correction: The link to the CISA page referenced in this episode is .

CISA warns everyone to bolster their cybersecurity now. New York State now has a statewide Joint Security Operations Center. 3G networks are going away. Facebook finds tracking transparency harmful. TikTok gets around attempts to maintain some privacy. We know who Q is.

Tracking in the analog world is getting worse.

Pwn of the week: Credit Suisse.

Dystopian corporate fuckery

Little Brother Episode 73 2022-02-19

MoviePass – now with 100% more evil! Finding where Telegraph users are. VMWare Horizon under attack by TunnelVision. IOI won control of the OASIS. Pegasus spyware prohibited in Europe. Expect more cyberattacks from Russia.

Cole County prosecutor declines the case against responsible disclosure. Google follows Apple’s example, but Meta doesn’t seem to mind this time. Texas sues Meta over facial recognition. Your Facebook news feed is now just a feed.

Pwn of the week: GiveSendGo. Fail of the week: Second Sight Medical Products.


Little Brother Episode 72 2022-02-12

IRS drops Ransomware demands you like and subscribe to its channel. Geofence warrant used in Seattle. Lockbit has a new version. Germany and France will be fine without Facebook.

The EARN-IT act is back. Kill it before it metastasizes.

Pwn of the week: Vodafone Portugal. Fail of the week: Mazda.

This episode is cursed.

Little Brother Episode 71 2022-02-05

State-level cybersecurity training. Phishing training leads to more phishing. Google fonts violate GDPR. US Athletes advised to bring burner phones to China. Right-to-repair bill for farm equipment introduced in Senate.

California net neutrality law can’t be preempted by the FCC; find out why.

Meta investor funds both WhatsApp and the tools to break it; Facebook loses users. iOS changes mess with Facebook’s revenue stream. Metaverse is losing a metric crapton (~1.1 imperial short craptons) of money, and parent company Meta loses two metric craptons of stock value.

Pwns of the week: BitFinEx, News Corporation; Fail of the week: Tesla