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In-the-wild DDoSes are abusing webcams and DVRs to amplify their crippling effects Enlarge (credit: Akamai) Hackers have found a new way to amplify the crippling effects of denial-of-service technique by abusing an improperly implemented tool found in almost 1 million network-connected cameras, DVRs, and other Internet-of-things devices. The technique abuses WS-Discovery, a protocol that a...
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Sonos Move Review: The King of Wi-Fi Speakers Adds Bluetooth Our time with the first Sonos speaker that has a battery and Bluetooth. Is Sonos ready for portability? Posted: September 18, 2019 1:00 pm
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Clever New DDoS Attack Gets a Lot of Bang for a Hacker's Buck By exploiting the WS-Discovery protocol, a new breed of DDoS attack can get a huge rate of return. Posted: September 18, 2019 1:00 pm
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The world’s best bush plane is destroyed on take off in Reno Emergency services respond to the crash at Stead Airport in Nevada. [credit: Mike Patey/Youtube ] Mike Patey, the Utah entrepreneur who transformed his Polish-built Wilga 2000 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft into a million-dollar “ultimate bush plane” called DRACO, crashed on takeoff...
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The Facebook Portal Smart Speaker Is Back, Now With More AI New models of Facebook’s smart speaker plus camera start at $129, and offer improved tech to track body movements during calls. Posted: September 18, 2019 12:00 pm
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Facebook Must Better Limit Its Face Surveillance Last week, Facebook started sending a small portion of its users a new notification about its face surveillance program, which concludes with two important buttons: “keep off” and “turn on.” This is a step in the right direction: for these users, the default will be no face surveillance,...
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Don't Let Congress Hand Patent Abusers Their Ultimate Wishlist Congress is considering a bill that would throw out the best defenses against bad patents. The Senate IP Subcommittee recently had a hearing about the Stronger Patents Act, a batch of recurring terrible ideas that has been introduced by Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) for the third...
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EFF's 2019 Pioneer Awards Winner Remarks and Speeches EFF’s annual Pioneer Awards ceremony celebrates individuals and groups who have made outstanding contributions to freedom and innovation on the electronic frontier. On Sept. 12, EFF welcomed keynote speaker Adam Savage, who spoke on the importance of storytelling, scientific exploration, and personal discovery. And each of our honorees had...
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Victory! Individuals Can Force Government to Purge Records of Their First Amendment Activity The FBI must delete its memo documenting a journalist’s First Amendment activities, a federal appellate court ruled this week in a decision that vindicates the right to be free from government surveillance. In Garris v. FBI, the United States Court of Appeals...
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Encrypted DNS could help close the biggest privacy gap on the Internet. Why are some groups fighting against it? Thanks to the success of projects like Let’s Encrypt and recent UX changes in the browsers, most page-loads are now encrypted with TLS. But DNS, the system that looks up a site’s IP address when you...
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