Android Q, Sirens, & Korean Hotels – Paul’s Security Weekly #598
In the Security News, how Android Q will come with improved privacy protections, hacked tornado sirens taken offline ahead of a major storm, and how Putty released an update that fixed 8 new security flaws!
Android Q will come with improved privacy protections The next version of Android will no longer provide contact affinity information, use randomized MAC addresses making location analytics more difficult and only on screen, in focus apps will be able to access clipboard information.
Scammers abusing Kiwis' Generosity Phishing, hacked web sites, and other scams are cropping up in the wake of the Christchurch tragedy, CERT NZ is collecting scam reports, raising awareness and providing real references.
Hacked Tornado Sirens taken offline ahead of major storm 40 Hacked tornado sirens in North Texas taken offline one day prior to expected storms, remniscent of the Dallas hack in 2017. While not connected, the Dallas hack involved radio manipulation, and reminded us to verify communication paths were secure.
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