Little Brother Episode 137 2023-10-28

Using hexadecimal to obfuscate IPv4 addresses. CURL has two CVEs. WordPress covert RAT plugin masquerades as caching goody. Universal Music Group sues AI proprietor.

Proposed law in New York State would require a background check for . . . 3D printers.

Pwns: Casio, Okta. Fail: US Environmental Protection Agency.

Well, duh!

Little Brother Episode 136 2023-10-14

Fake photos of politicians and billboards. Meta trains its AI on your posts on their platforms. Norway fines Meta. ACLU is worried about school surveillance. New York is, too. Sound Thinking buys Geolitica, but neither one of them works. MGM receives an insurance payout. Netflix mails its last DVD.

Net neutrality is back. ATSC 3 loses a supporter.

Pwns of the week: Canonical, Ltd.; 23 and Me; Johnson Controls

Fail of the week: New York State’s AMBER alerts