Making a Twitter thread from earlier in the week a little easier to digest. There are some interesting new privacy features from Apple at their World Wide Developers Conference this week: Mail Privacy Private Relay Hide My Email On-device Siri App Privacy Report I’ve seen lots written on 1-3, less on the latter, plus the potential hidden amongst the announcements. First up, the solutions here aren’t new tech: Voice Control has been in iPhone for alarms, music, etc for… 7(?
I had a chat with Naveen Vasudeva from CyberTalks this week. We covered a lot of ground, from EasyJet and the need to ‘stop, look, listen’ during breaches to what we can all learn from athletes like Roger Federer and Lewis Hamilton. You can check out the recording of the live stream on linkedin.com.
During lockdown over the last week I’ve been working on a project with my friends @boffbowsh, @Rossehkins and @CreaFarrar. It is called TheyHelpYou and it helps put people in touch with Community Hubs. Community Hubs are being set up across the UK to deliver food to 1.5 million people with serious medical conditions who have been told to remain indoors, or ‘shield’, because of Coronavirus (COVID-19). These extremely vulnerable people need to access support hubs to help arrange for food and medicines to be delivered.
We released a resource at Cydea today that signposts vendor information for how to securely configure video conferencing, VPN and remote access tools, plus how to find security advisories so you know when to patch these systems. It’s completely open sourced under the Creative Commons Zero (CC.0) licence. Hopefully it proves useful. Please feel free to contribute, raise issues and PRs! Read more on the cydea blog, or jump straight to the remote-working-psirt repo on GitHub.
A privacy-focussed list of tracker domains that have been identified by DuckDuckGo’s Tracker Radar for use in ad blocker solutions like pi-hole. At present this is a particularly blunt tool, blocking entire domains, rather than individual trackers. This may result in ‘undesirable behaviour’, i.e. your favourite website/app may stop working. Project website: https://github.com/rto/phased-array Find out more about Tracker Radar at: https://spreadprivacy.com/duckduckgo-tracker-radar/ https://github.com/duckduckgo/tracker-radar Find out more about Pi-hole at: