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Infosec Decoded Season 3 #79: We Don't Need No Education

With @sambowne@infosec.exchange

Tue, Oct 6, 2023

Sam Bowne

Using air to deflect lasers

Man Whose AI 'Girlfriend' Encouraged Him to Assassinate Queen Elizabeth II Gets Nine Years in Prison
Lemurian Labs is building a new compute paradigm to reduce cost of running AI models: log numbers
Los Angeles is using AI to predict who might become homeless and help before they do
4chan Uses Bing to Flood the Internet With Racist Images
This AI company wants to help you control your dreams

House passes bill to relax educational requirements for federal cyber workers

Thousands of GitHub Comments Leak Live API Keys
GitHub now auto-blocks token and API key leaks for all repos (May, 2023)
But it's not turned on by default

ICE, CBP, Secret Service All Illegally Used Smartphone Location Data
For years U.S. government agencies have been buying access to location data through commercial vendors, a practice which critics say skirts the Fourth Amendment requirement of a warrant. The agencies did not follow the E-Government Act of 2002, which requires that agencies receive an approved Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) before buying access to tools like this.

Another 62 ‘Girls Do Porn’ Victims Sue Pornhub for $600 Million

‘Some of You Lied About Your Gender:’ Men Swamp Tech Conference for Women

NSA and CISA Red and Blue Teams Share Top Ten Cybersecurity Misconfigurations