InfoSec News Nuggets 09/01/2021

Hackers, tractors, and a few delayed actors. How hacker Sick Codes learned too much about John Deere No one ever wants a group of hackers to say about their company: “We had the keys to the kingdom.” But that’s exactly what the hacker Sick Codes said on this week’s episode of Lock and Code, in speaking with host David Ruiz, when talking about his and fellow hackers’ efforts to peer into John Deere’s data operations…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 10/08/2020

Twitter is testing how its misinformation labels can be more obvious, direct Twitter’s Yoel Roth said the company is exploring changes to the small blue notices that it attaches to certain false or misleading tweets, to make these signals more ‘overt’ and be more ‘direct’ in giving users information. But he did not say whether any new versions would be ready before the U.S. election in the next four weeks, a period that experts say…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 1/29/2020

1 - Watch out Google. You've got competition. Verizon has a new 'privacy-focused' search engine Verizon has slung out a new, privacy-focused search engine in an effort to win over customers who prefer not to have their browsing habits tracked by ad-slingers and the like. Verizon said the new search engine, named One Search, won't share user's personal information with advertisers, or store their search history. A new "Advanced Privacy Mode" will encrypt search terms…
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