Monthly Archives: July 2014

Jimmy John’s Sandwich may have suffered data breach

A breach may have occurred.  If you used your credit card at JJ’s recently, you might want to call your card company to make sure all is well.

Office for iPad updated

New features such as export to PDF.

BadUSB’s debut at Blackhat

A new vulnerability will allow USB devices to impersonate other USB devices such as keyboards or networking cards, allowing covert/malicious attacks.

CIA did monitor the Senate

“The head of the Central Intelligence Agency has apologized to leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee after determining that his officers improperly accessed computers that were supposed to be available only to committee investigators”

Internet.Org’s App With Free Access

Facebook and Google “free” to 3rd world phones, but not twitter.

Android Fake ID Vulnerability

“Researchers named the flaw “Fake ID” because it allows malicious applications to pass fake credentials to Android OS, which fails to properly verify the application’s cryptographic signature.”

OKCupid’s Social Experimentations

“Guess what, everybody: If you use the Internet, you’re the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site,” site co-founder Christian Rudder wrote before unveiling three so-called experiments that he had recently conducted unbeknownst to the general public.”

Netflix caves, gives cash to AT&T

To ensure proper bandwidth over their networks.

5th Straight Win for UoMich Solar Car

They win the American Solar Car Challenge again.

8TB Hard Drives from Seagate

With 10TB on the way.