InfoSec News Nuggets 04/15/2021

1 - DuckDuckGo can now block the Google Chrome tracking method, FLoC In an attempt to better track users and predict their search habits, Google Chrome has developed FLoC (Federated Learning of Cohorts). FLoC provides visibility into user data to any website that desires this information. In fact, FLoC places each user in an ID group to help websites recognize and target individuals. In response, the alternative search engine DuckDuckGo has come out with an extension for…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 01/20/2021

How one hacker's push to secure the internet became a crucial part of Mac, Linux, and Windows operating systems Jason A. Donenfeld is relentlessly curious about everything, from ancient cities to cutting edge cryptography. When he's not developing WireGuard, known as the most secure VPN protocol in the world, the security researcher enjoys exploring the vast network of centuries-old limestone tunnels beneath Paris. Donenfeld, who is 32, originally came to Paris in 2010, after landing…
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