Sonos Appears To Have Changed Its Privacy Policy To Allow It To Sell Your Data
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by itnerd
3h ago
From the “this is a new low” department comes an apparent privacy policy change by speaker maker Sonos that seems at first glance to give it the right to sell your data. This was spotted by YouTuber Louis Rossman and you can watch the video here: If you didn’t watch the video, this will act as a TL:DR. Here is the relevant section of the former privacy policy: Sonos does not and will not sell personal information about our customers. However, certain data practices described throughout this Privacy Statement may constitute a “sale” or “sharing” of data under California and/or other US state ..read more
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Microsoft Recall Has Been Recalled
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by itnerd
3h ago
Well, after coming out with a feature that everyone said was a security disaster, and trying to make it better to make their problems go away, it appears that Microsoft has thrown in the towel when it comes to Recall. At least for now. Microsoft has posted this revised blog post late yesterday: Update: June 13, 2024: Today, we are communicating an additional update on the Recall (preview) feature for Copilot+ PCs. Recall will now shift from a preview experience broadly available for Copilot+ PCs on June 18, 2024, to a preview available first in the Windows Insider Program (WIP)  ..read more
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Gradio Vulnerabilities Enable Hugging Face Theft of Secrets
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by itnerd
5h ago
Horizon3.ai Chief Architect Naveen Sunkavally has just published “Exploiting File Read Vulnerabilities in Gradio to Steal Secrets from Hugging Face Spaces”  On Friday, May 31, the AI company Hugging Face disclosed a potential breach where attackers may have gained unauthorized access to secrets stored in their Spaces platform. Naveen said: “This reminded us of a couple of high severity vulnerabilities we disclosed to Hugging Face affecting their Gradio framework last December. When we reported these vulnerabilities, we demonstrated that they could lead to the exfi ..read more
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Ascension Health Pwned Via A Malicious File Downloaded By An Employee
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by itnerd
5h ago
In an update on the recent Ascension Health care breach, officials say the breach was caused by an employee downloading “a malicious file.”  “An individual working in one of our facilities accidentally downloaded a malicious file that they thought was legitimate. We have no reason to believe this was anything but an honest mistake.” The breach caused Ascension’s EHR system to be taken offline, forcing staff to revert to manual, paper-based processes for recording patient information, ordering tests, and managing medications. Patient care was delayed for days. In the Wednesday update, Asce ..read more
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Calling all wellness enthusiasts… the Samsung Galaxy Watch FE is here
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by itnerd
19h ago
Yesterday Samsung announced the release of its new Galaxy Watch FE – the perfect watch for every health and wellness enthusiast. Equipped with Samsung’s advanced BioActive Sensor, the Galaxy Watch FE provides an array of powerful fitness and wellness functions that deliver personalized and actionable tips around the clock. From supporting better sleep to tracking workouts to sending you motivational messages throughout your wellness journey, this watch is with you every step of the way. Please see below some highlights of the Galaxy Watch FE’s capabilities: Monitors sleep ..read more
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Luma AI Launches Dream Machine
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by itnerd
1d ago
There’s yet another new AI tool out there. It’s called Dream Machine and it’s made by a company called Luma AI. Here’s what the company promises: It is a highly scalable and efficient transformer model trained directly on videos making it capable of generating physically accurate, consistent and eventful shots. Dream Machine is our first step towards building a universal imagination engine and it is available to everyone now! I experimented with it briefly by typing in the following phrase: “A Hacker dancing down the street celebrating his latest hack” This is what I got: This is kind of inte ..read more
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Horizon3.ai Has A Deep Dive & POC For Ivanti Endpoint Mgr. SQL Injection RCE Vulnerability
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by itnerd
2d ago
Horizon3ai Chief Attack Engineer Zach Hanley and the Horizon3.ai Attack Team have just published “CVE-2024-29824 Deep Dive: Ivanti EPM SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.” Their POC can be found here.  Ivanti Endpoint Manager (EPM) is an enterprise endpoint management solution that enables centralized management of devices within an organization. Ivanti is a widely deployed secure access solution across enterprise functions and divisions to reduce costs, optimize service performance, and help support a secure and  agile environment.  On May 24, 2024, the ..read more
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For The Second Day In A Row, Elon Musk Gets Trolled On Twitter
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by itnerd
2d ago
Hot on the heels of Elon Musk getting community noted and trolled on Twitter over his rants about the Apple Intelligence/OpenAI partnership, he’s getting trolled again on Twitter. This time it’s about hiding likes so that you can’t see what Twitter posts a particular user liked. I wrote about this here. Well that went into effect in the last 24 hours or so. And the backlash is epic. LIKE and repost this tweet if you think Elon Musk is a fascist asshole. — Mayo (@MayoIsSpicyy) June 12, 2024 Hey Genius @elonmusk , If I didn’t want people to know that I like something I wouldn’t have like ..read more
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AHEAD Signs Enterprise Services Master Agreement With LA County
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by itnerd
2d ago
AHEAD announced today that it has entered Los Angeles County’s Enterprise Systems Management Architecture (ESMA) program, a framework that helps manage and integrate various software applications and systems within the LA County government. This agreement means that AHEAD meets the required criteria and has been chosen to contribute Information Management, IT Transformation Services, and Privacy Consulting Services to the ESMA program in LA County. AHEAD can now help drive LA County initiatives in key areas, including infrastructure upgrades, cloud adoption, digital transformation, data manage ..read more
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Review: HyperX Cloud Stinger 2 Wireless Headphones
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by itnerd
2d ago
When you speak to competitive gamers, they will all likely say the same thing. Wired is better for winning. Wired mice, wired keyboards, wired all the things. The same is true for headsets. However HyperX is trying to change the game on that front with their HyperX Cloud Stinger 2 Wireless Headphones. Here’s what you get in the box: Let’s start with the headphones. They are light and comfortable. They didn’t put any real pressure on my head or ears. That means that I can wear them for an extended period of time comfortably. More on that in a bit. There are adjustable and removable memory foam ..read more
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