Shared Links (weekly) June 12, 2022

Shared Links (weekly) June 12, 2022

How Much Trust Do You Have For Employees?

How Much Trust Do You Have For Employees?

As we continue on our long, lonely, quarantine, many organizations find themselves dealing with how to manage employees who are working from their own homes instead of the office. Naturally, this brings with it some challenges, that require some managerial skill to navigate. Or, maybe not. Maybe you could just make everyone stay logged into…

Linked: Makers of spyware deny marketing their apps to stalkers in domestic-abuse cases
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Linked: Makers of spyware deny marketing their apps to stalkers in domestic-abuse cases

I’m aware that these tools exist for monitoring kids, but yeah anyone can use them to monitor anyone: “In the report, titled The Predator in Your Pocket, researchers at The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy examined eight popular spyware apps sold as tools to keep…

Linked – The dark side of mobile tech: How spyware empowers abusers and leaves us vulnerable
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Linked – The dark side of mobile tech: How spyware empowers abusers and leaves us vulnerable

I’ve posted about this before, but it always helps to have a reminder. If you’re trying to escape an abusive situation, leave your devices behind. In these days of connected cars, maybe leave those behind too, if you can. Or, at least make sure the person you’re trying to get away from is not able…

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…