Smashing Security podcast #052: Facebook tackles vengeful scumbags, and a sex toy privacy boob

November 16, 2017

Is your sex toy listening to you? Do you trust Facebook with your most intimate photos? And just how did a vengeful DDoSer come up with that nickname? All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are joined this week by special guest John Hawes. Source:


IDG Contributor Network: Facebook takes on non-consensual intimate images

Recently, Facebook announced a pilot program in Australia to block its users from uploading or sharing non-consensual intimate images, colloquially referred to as “revenge porn.” In conjunction with activists and the Australian eSafety Commissioner’s Office, this new program would create a digital fingerprint of these images and block matching images before they are uploaded or shared. To read this article in full, please click here Source:

November 15, 2017