Newsletter 10, July 24, 2018

Some interesting stuff:

 

Have a look at our last blog post  Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) put an end to the human race?!

 

SECURITY:

IEEE Position Statement In Support of Strong Encryption – http://globalpolicy.ieee.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IEEE18006.pdf

Report shows how online players push users into accepting privacy terms – https://www.forbrukerradet.no/side/facebook-and-google-manipulate-users-into-sharing-personal-data

Well known SEXTORTION case from last week – https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/07/reasonably_clev.html

Winnti Umbrella – a new APT group allegedly sponsored by the Chinese intelligence – https://401trg.com/burning-umbrella/

Your website (mine as well), if it’s not HTTPS, will be marked as vulnerable in Chrome – https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/07/24/why-your-website-is-officially-not-secure-from-today/

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/23/https_dday_google_chrome/

 

SOCIAL:

Openbook – A social network built by privacy advocates – https://amp-dailycaller-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/amp.dailycaller.com/2018/07/16/privacy-facebook-openbook/

 

BUSINESS:

World’s biggest tech giants – https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/07/visualizing-the-world-s-20-largest-tech-giants

Google’s just been hit with a $5 billion antitrust fine, Europe’s biggest ever – https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/611667/googles-just-been-hit-with-europes-biggest-ever-antitrust-fine-of-5-billion/

 

TECHNOLOGY:

A big step forward to open-source, service-to-service data portability – https://datatransferproject.dev/

Internet neutrality initiative, done in the right way, in India – https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/611643/indias-new-net-neutrality-regime-puts-the-us-to-shame/

 

P.S.

Quote of the day:

“Digital is the main reason just over half of the companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since the year 2000.” Pierre Nanterme, CEO of Accenture

 

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