Wi-Fi hopping malware, the return of Ashley Madison extortion scams, and should social media be doing anything about cheapfakes?
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- Smashing Security #162: Robocalls, health hacks, and facial recognition fears — Carole talks about the activities of Clearview AI.
- The Daily: The End of Privacy as We Know It? — Apple Podcasts.
- Emotet Malware Advisory — US Department of Homeland Security.
- Emotet Wishes You a Merry Christmas from Greta Thunberg — Proofpoint.
- Coronavirus – hackers exploit fear of infection to spread malware — Graham Cluley.
- Emotet evolves with new Wi-Fi spreader — Binary Defense.
- Dear Ashley Madison user, I know everything about you. Pay up or else — Ars Technica.
- Here’s what an Ashley Madison blackmail letter looks like — Graham Cluley.
- Nancy Pelosi rips up Trump’s speech after divisive State of the Union address — The Guardian.
- Tweet by Dan Scavino Jr.
- Video of Pelosi brings renewed attention to ‘cheapfakes’ — AP News.
- Tool to Help Journalists Spot Doctored Images Is Unveiled by Jigsaw — The New York Times.
- Smashing Security #143: Hacking from outer space, Ukrainian cryptomining, and deepfaked Canadians.
- First survey of its kind for 50 years finds most Americans still think they have above average intelligence — Research Digest.
- Grumpy Website.
- The Courage to Be Disliked: The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness — Amazon.
- Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy — Amazon.com.
- Fake Heiress – The woman who scammed New York — BBC Radio Four.
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