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Remote code execution vulnerability in VLC remains unpatched
zdnet.com/article/remote-code-

The vulnerability is known to exist in the latest version of VLC on Windows, Linux, and Unix machines, but it is possible the bug is also present in past builds.

#privacy #security #vlc #vulnerability #infosec #unpatched #windows #linux #unix

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Windows 10 Privacy Warning As Edge Browser Data Issue Is Confirmed
forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2

TL;DR - Edge tracks and sends full URLs, user IDs, and other private info to Microsoft. Don’t use it.

#privacy #security #infosec #Microsoft #browsers #tracking #surveillance #edgebrowser

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Germany has banned its from using cloud-based productivity suites from Microsoft, Google, and Apple, because the companies weren't meeting the country's requirements. 
t.co/smlJIQ0sNA

Has anyone some experience wie or is using it and can tell me about it?

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Anyone interested in joining in my vanilla Minecraft survival world? Right now im in the iron age. Got the basics. Theres plenty of food. Found an amazing cave system plus some spawners. Got a basic smelting system down. Itll be a lot more fun playing multiplayer.

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echo $[RANDOM%9+1] > /dev/udp/lights.climagic.org/45444 # Send a random number to change the corresponding light on lights.climagic.org

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#Google to limit access to modern ad blocking extensions in #Chrome to enterprise users who pay for Chrome. Users are not pleased 9to5google.com/2019/05/29/chro

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Every bit of data that touches your Google account (including your private data on Gmail and Docs) is freely available to Google and those they work with for them to use, host, store, reproduce, modify and to create derivative works with.

policies.google.com/terms?hl=e

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"Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged." – reuters.com/article/us-bose-la

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"Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices." - reuters.com/article/us-qualcom

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Here's another reason I don't like and don't use phone number based services like WhatsApp and Signal.

"I just got a new phone number, and installed WhatsApp. The conversations of the previous owner of the number were immediately displayed." -
reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/

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I'm not sure what's worse here, that they're doing this or that they have to do it.

"Android developers can now force app updates" – techcrunch.com/2019/05/07/andr

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Google doesn't like competition.

"Google Chrome Will Soon Let You Stop Advertisers from Tracking You" – tomsguide.com/us/google-chrome

@hund Hey hund! Maybe you can help me. I am searching for a new keyboard. Right now I have a mechanical keyboard with Blue Cherry MX switches. I realised that they are too loud for my environment. I am looking for a silent alternative. Do you have any suggestions?

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