Linked – Apple advises immediate update to iOS 9.3.5 after discovery of targeted iPhone spyware | Macworld

Apple released an update to iOS 9 on Thursday—iOS 9.3.5—that patches multiple critical zero-day vulnerabilities that have been shown to already have been deployed, allegedly by governments to target activists and dissidents, according to a report from Citizen Lab and Lookout Security. Apple turned around an update within 10 days from when the company received…

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Linked – Your ‘Smart’ Power Outlets Are Now Botnets Thanks To The Internet Of Broken Things

“Making fun of the Internet of Things has become a sort of national pastime, made possible by a laundry list of companies jumping into the space without the remotest idea what they’re actually doing. When said companies aren’t busy promoting some of the dumbest ideas imaginable, they’re making it abundantly clear that the security of…

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Linked – I Wouldn’t Con You, But ILTACON is Just a Week Away

“Believe it or not, it’s almost time for another ILTACON! ILTACON is the annual conference for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA). This year, it is being held in the shadow of Washington, DC in Alexandria, VA at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. And, once again, eDiscovery Daily will be covering the show!…

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Linked – A Charming Alternative Universe of You, Your Friends and No News

“This might sound corny. But as more of our digital spaces become stuffed with news — and, perhaps more alarmingly, suffused with an anxiety to always put forward your best self — there seems to be a growing appetite for honest, unself-conscious personal sharing online. That is helping to fuel not only Instagram Stories but…

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Linked – Passwords Are Still King

“Naked Security reports that a new survey shows users still prefer passwords over other authentication methods such as biometrics. The survey revealed that 58% of people prefer to use passwords for accessing online services. Fingerprints were the most popular biometric method at 10% and only 9% of those survey thought that collecting biometric data was…