S2:E4 - U.S. Military Buying Location Data, GitHub Reinstating youtube-dl, Apple Server Problems, and School Ransomware Attacks
In this episode, we cover how Apple server problems caused slowdowns and crashes for app launching in all versions of MacOS, the rise of school districts being the targets of ransomware attacks, and GitHub reinstating youtube-dl, a program to download videos from YouTube and other video sites, after a Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown. And then we chat with Senior Staff Writer at Motherboard, Joseph Cox, whose piece titled, “How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps,” shines a spotlight on the location data industry, and who is being targeted.
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- Apple Addresses Privacy Concerns Surrounding App Authentication in macOS
- Schools Struggling to Stay Open Get Hit by Ransomware Attacks
- Standing up for developers: youtube-dl is back
- How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps
Joseph Cox covers privacy, hackers, and crime for Motherboard.