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A secret group easily bought the raw ingredients for a dirty bomb – here in America

Not exactly the best thing to read while you’re watching season 5 of 24. Then again, I’ve known about this sort of threat for years. Maybe I should be a “penetration tester” under covert authority for DHS. I know I’d be more effective in pointing out existential threats than some bureaucrats.

Source: A secret group easily bought the raw ingredients for a dirty bomb – here in America | Center for Public Integrity

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How to Baffle Web Trackers by Obfuscating Your Movements Online

Software that spits out misinformation about what you’re actually doing on the web is a fascinating development in our relationship to online surveillance.

Source: How to Baffle Web Trackers by Obfuscating Your Movements Online | WIRED

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Your Unhashable Fingerprints Secure Nothing

Remember: Your fingerprints are public record. Your fingerprints are NOT secret. Your fingerprints are easily duplicated. Do not use them to secure anything.

Source: Your Unhashable Fingerprints Secure Nothing | Hackaday

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Lenovo collects usage data on ThinkPad, ThinkCentre and ThinkStation PCs

The third incident involving factory-installed spyware on Lenovo computers this year!

Lenovo seems to be testing the boundaries of trust.

Source: Lenovo collects usage data on ThinkPad, ThinkCentre and ThinkStation PCs | Computerworld

TSA At The Movies: Theater Chain Looks To Bring Security Theater To The Movie Theater

Because the illusion of security is better than actual security. Still, if we change how we go about our daily lives by implementing overly cautious procedures, the terrorists win.

Source: TSA At The Movies: Theater Chain Looks To Bring Security Theater To The Movie Theater | Techdirt

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