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.
Software that spits out misinformation about what you’re actually doing on the web is a fascinating development in our relationship to online surveillance.
Remember: Your fingerprints are public record. Your fingerprints are NOT secret. Your fingerprints are easily duplicated. Do not use them to secure anything.
The third incident involving factory-installed spyware on Lenovo computers this year!
Lenovo seems to be testing the boundaries of trust.
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.