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Project Zero: An iOS zero-click radio proximity exploit odyssey

Dec 1 2020 A WiFi radio proximity vulnerability in Apple iOS when exploited allows running arbitrary code on any nearby iOS device and stealing all the photos and user data. iOS update 13.5 released in May 2020 fixes it. https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2020/12/an-ios-zero-click-radio-proximity.htmlContinue reading

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Decoding the U.S. election: What data reveal about who voted for Biden and Trump

The 2020 presidential election highlighted divides in the United States that have only grown deeper since 2016, with votes split along race, gender, age, education and economic lines. Joe Friesen – Globe and Mail Published November 7, 2020 Updated 18 … Continue reading

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U.S. election results: Joe Biden elected 46th president of the United States

Nov 7 2020 U.S. election results: Joe Biden elected 46th president of the United States https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/us-politics/article-us-election-results-joe-biden-elected-46th-president-of-the-united/ Updates U.S. election updates: Biden says he ‘seeks not to divide, but to unify’ in address, plus catch up on what you may have … Continue reading

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The Psychology Behind Unwavering Supporters of Donald Trump and other recent Populists

Psychologists have researced how Donald Trump and other recent populists have gained and maintained support despite shocking behavior. The following is a copy of this Psycology Today article by Bobby Azarian Ph.D. – (Mind In The Machine) from 2016 with … Continue reading

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Facebook Services and other Apps preinstalled on many devices with option to uninstall removed

Oct 27 2020 Apple, Google, Samsung, LG and many other device makers or mobile wireless providers pre-install their own and or third party apps on devices that some users do not want and disable the option to uninstall them. Here … Continue reading

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Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect.

Zachary McCoy used an exercise-tracking app, RunKeeper, to record his rides.. image: Agnes Lopez / for NBC News Big data when used without limits or oversight often results in privacy breaches and wrongful assumptions. Police can now get personal details … Continue reading

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Monopoly on real estate listings and data being broken up

A sold sign is shown in front of west-end Toronto homes Sunday, May 14, 2017. The end might be near for a seven-year battle that has kept the public from easily finding out online what homes in the Greater Toronto … Continue reading

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Can this tech pioneer convince you to delete your social media accounts?

Oct 5 2018 – CBC The Current — Jaron Lanier says evidence shows addictive design was deliberately used for platform — We are lumped into groups of millions of like minded users based on data collected from us from many … Continue reading

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Privacy and big data

April 11 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Public Advocate —– I often use incognito mode when web browsing or disable cookies to limit data collection; price increases when searching for flights or products etc… Even so I just noticed what … Continue reading

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