Apollo 11 vs USB-C Chargers
Services from Google and Facebook may appear to be "free", but there's a greater cost: your personal data and privacy. Thanks to BBC News for recommending ProtonMail as an Gmail alternative which protects your personal information & respects your privacy. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-50460712
From HN discussion - "This is why I use ad blockers and a pi-hole server" (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22124929)
This is GDPR in action. Wow.
Hey https://www.websteronline.com, two things are wrong in this picture. #1 I'm using Firefox 72, not 68.0, #2 I'm pretty sure 72 > 52
https://www.punkt.ch/en/products/mp02-4g-mobile-phone/ is another one but apparently doesn't work on Verizon
I do like the idea of having a phone that can just make calls and text, but also tether a laptop. I would definitely use that feature during my commute.
I could see myself buying one of these "dumb" phones this year. I want to set a better example for my kids and not be on my phone all the time. My existing iPhone7 could be used as an iPod Touch while on wifi, which I'm sure I'd use just as much at home, or I could get an iPad which I feel is more explicit in its usage to act as a deterrent.
Each has their pros & cons unfortunately with no clear winner.
This is a very thorough analysis of the security principles and usability of various Two Factor Authentication systems: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/Two-Factor+Authentication
Really enjoying the “On The Metal” podcast by Oxide Computer. Brings back lots of good memories messing around and breaking computers back in the 90’s.
Wow, some very interesting new research here: https://tpm.fail/
Researchers published attacks that can recover encryption keys from Trusted Computing Modules (TPMs) (which isn't supposed to be possible) by timing elliptic curve signature generation. "On Intel fTPM, our key recovery succeeds after about1,300 observations and in less than two minutes."
Nearly all Windows computers store BitLocker encryption keys in TPMs.