Apple is furious with Google over iPhone hacking attacks against Uyghur Muslims in China, DNS-over-HTTPS is good for privacy but makes ISPs angry, and concern over digital assistants listening to our private moments continues to rise.
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by web security journalist John Leyden.
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Special Guest: John Leyden.
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- A very deep dive into iOS Exploit chains found in the wild — Google Project Zero.
- Google finds ‘indiscriminate iPhone attack lasting years’ — BBC News.
- A message about iOS security — Apple.
- Mobile & Tablet Operating System Market Share in China — Statcounter.
- Apple Disputes Google’s Claims of a Devastating iPhone Hack — Motherboard.
- What’s next in making Encrypted DNS-over-HTTPS the Default — Mozilla.
- Firefox DNS-over-HTTPS rollout starts later this month — The Daily Swig.
- ISP trade association backtracks on Mozilla ‘internet villain’ nomination — The Daily Swig.
- Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings — The Guardian.
- Apple contractors ‘regularly hear confidential details’ on Siri recordings — The Guardian.
- Almost a quarter of Britons now own one or more smart home devices — YouGov.
- The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings — Gizmodo.
- Smart Speakers That Listen When They Shouldn’t — Consumer Reports.
- BetterTouchTool for Mac.
- The SwigCast — A security podcast from The Daily Swig, featuring John Leyden.
- The Wii — Wikipedia.
- Just Dance 4: Rock Lobster – The B-52’s — YouTube.
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