ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 1 minute Happy St Patricks Day, here’s the crock of gold from around the web for you. Amazon: The Making of a Giant | WSJ – Today, the AI assistant has more than 30,000 skills available on its store and can be used to control more than 4,000 smart-home devices from 1,200 different brands. (paywall) The battle … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

You are not safe

Reading Time: 2 minutes I have been catching up on Halt and Catch Fire. It is a fiction based on various aspects of Silicon Valley lore. I have enjoyed watching it immensely to a point. I was especially struck by  episode eight in the third series. One of the main characters in series three hacks his employer and releases … Read moreYou are not safe

Apple Special Event and Security

Reading Time: 2 minutes Apple’s facial recognition has spurred a number of discussions about the privacy trade-offs in the iPhone X. Experts Weigh Pros, Cons of FaceID Authentication in iPhone X | Dark Reading – One concern about FaceID is in its current implementation, only one face can be used per device, says Pepijn Bruienne, senior R&D engineer at … Read moreApple Special Event and Security

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Reading Time: 1 minute London Bridge attack: how a crippling shortage of analysts let the London attackers through | UK news | The Guardian The blockchain paradox: Why distributed ledger technologies may do little to transform the economy — Oxford Internet Institute How to prevent the UK’s self-destruction | HKEJ Insights – Jim O’Neill on the state of Britain … Read moreLinks of the day | 在网上找到

The internet of hacking or WTF is happening with my smart home?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Mirai – is a bot network that is powered by a range of devices including infected home routers and remote camera systems. It took over these systems by using their default passwords. The network of compromised machines is then targeted to overload a target network or service. Last week the Dyn DNS service was targeted … Read moreThe internet of hacking or WTF is happening with my smart home?