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Infosec Decoded Season 4 #25: GM Stops Spying

With Doug Spindler and @sambowne@infosec.exchange

Tue, Mar 26, 2024

Doug Spindler

GM stops sharing driver data with brokers amid backlash
"As of March 20th, OnStar Smart Driver customer data is no longer being shared with LexisNexis or Verisk. Customer trust is a priority for us, and we are actively evaluating our privacy processes and policies," GM told us in a statement.

In One Key A.I. Metric, China Pulls Ahead of the U.S.: Talent
NY Times is reporting China is producing far more top AI engineers. 50% of them are being educated in China compared to US's 18%. China was at 33% and grew to 50% where the US has remained at 18%. US military is concerned as we are not educating enough AI engineers.

New Law Bans Cellphones During Instructional Time in Indiana Schools
New law takes effect in July. It covers cellphones, tablets, laptops and gaming devices. Florida passed a similar law last year Other states - Kentucky, Vermont and Kansas - are considering it.

Sam Bowne

Alex Stamos says China is preparing for war with US and it's likely to happen within ten years -- On with Kara Swisher Podcast
U.S. and Britain Accuse China of Cyberespionage Campaign

Boeing may turn to outsider CEO to tackle spiraling crisis
Boeing engineers refuse to ride on Boeing planes

One Man’s Army of Streaming Bots Reveals a Whole Industry’s Problem

New MFA-bypassing phishing kit targets Microsoft 365, Gmail accounts