When the FBI asked Apple to help crack the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, the agency was wading into dangerous waters. That's according to an essay by Susan Landau, Professor of Cybersecurity Policy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, published today in the journal Science . Landau, who worked as a privacy analyst for Google, writes that the FBI's approach was shortsighted and risked undermining smartphone protections for users across the board while inviting exploitation of the resulting security weaknesses by bad guys.
The human body is well equipped to produce a number of vital nutrients for survival but some are simply not made and are deemed essential. We can acquire these compounds, such as tryptophan, Vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids through diet. Yet some eating routines, such as the Standard American Diet, lack these vital ingredients requiring supplementation.
Cheap consumer drones are really just little computers on wings. It makes sense, then, that all it takes to disable one is another cheap computer, a wi-fi connection, and some technical know-how. Brent Chapman, an Army Cyber Warfare officer, already made a tool that remotely shuts off Parrot drones. Now, at Make, he's made a full tutorial for people to make their own anti-drone kit.
Edward Snowden is a name that should ring a bell to you, since the former NSA contractor who leaked information on the U.S. government's massive cyber and telephonic surveillance apparatus back in the halcyon days of 2013 is pretty much the most famous whistleblower in modern history. And now the Hollywood movie about his topsy-turvy life is here.