Pseudonymously yours,

Little Brother Episode 124 2023-03-25

Internet shutdown in Punjab. Russian officials told to ditch their iPhones. Twitter can’t tell you how many times they’ve answered national security letters, but they would like to. New law in Utah restricts minors’ access to social media. Knightscope K5 robots on guard duty at Lowe’s in Philadelphia.

Internet Archive loses copyright case. Women’s Health apps are too nosy and talkative.

Pwns of the week: Ferrari, Meta, General Bytes. Fails of the week: Google, Apple, Github.

Pennsylvania six five oh oh oh

Little Brother Episode 123 2023-03-18

Another mental telehealth provider is sharing data with social media. T-Mobile is poised to buy Mint Mobile. Tesla sued over right to repair. Amazon sued over biometrics.

Heads-up: dangerous bug on several phones from Samsung, Vivo and Google that can be pwnt with a phone call.

Focus: Pennsylvania 6-5000

Opsec: Protecting yourself from a bank collapse

Fail of the week: Tesla

The Kids Are Alright

Little Brother Episode 122 2023-03-11

Meta produced key evidence in abortion case. Malware installs itself in UEFI firmware. DuckDuckGo now has an AI chatbot interface. What’sApp joins Signal in promising to leave the UK. Silicon Valley Bank collapses.

If the kids aren’t alright, that’s your fault. New version of an old scam using deepfake voices.

Pwns of the week: Acer, DC Health Link. Fail of the week: Twitter.

Get better help!

Little Brother Episode 121 2023-03-04

Volkswagen demands payment to help find endangered child. GPS stalking soon to be illegal in Indiana. Russia fines Wikipedia. Biden administration cracks the whip on cybersecurity. They also ban TikTok.

BetterHelp shares intimate, confidential details with social media. How to take the airwaves.

Voices of Albany 2600 on taking over the airwaves.

Pwns of the week: Dish Network, US Marshals Service. Fails of the week: Texas Department of Public Safety, Twitter.