Thoughts / October 20, 2023

Twitter is a mess

Reblog via Brandy Zadrozny New: A handful of influential but unreliable "breaking news" accounts, many promoted by Elon Musk, are dominating the flow of news on Twitter around the Israel-Hamas war and easily outpacing established mainstream news outlets. https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/7-accounts-warp-israel-hamas-war-news-x-musk-rcna121465

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Thoughts / October 18, 2023

The Fake Browser Update Scam Gets a Big Makeover

Reblog via BrianKrebs   One of the oldest malware tricks in the book — hacked websites claiming visitors need to update their Web browser before they can view any content — has roared back to life in the past few months. New research shows the attackers behind one such scheme have developed an ingenious way […]

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