Face Recognition

Facebook Dumps Face Recognition, Social Engineering Bots, US Sanctions NSO Group

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Facebook shuts down their face recognition system and deletes more than a billion facial recognition templates, how phone bots are being used to trick victims into giving up their multi-factor authentication codes, and the US blacklists the NSO Group and 3 other companies for malicious cyber activities.

** Links mentioned on the show **

Face Recognition Is So Toxic, Facebook Is Dumping It
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/11/face-recognition-so-toxic-facebook-dumping-it
https://about.fb.com/news/2021/11/update-on-use-of-face-recognition/

Hackers Are Outsourcing Social Engineering to Bots
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hackers-are-outsourcing-social-engineering-to-bots/id1441708044?i=1000540546679
https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3vz5k/booming-underground-market-bots-2fa-otp-paypal-amazon-bank-apple-venmo

US Sanctions Pegasus-maker NSO Group and 3 Others For Selling Spyware
https://thehackernews.com/2021/11/us-sanctions-pegasus-maker-nso-group.html
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2021/11/us-blacklists-nso-group.html

Webinar with Tom Eston on November 10: What Bad Could Happen? Managing Application Risk with Threat Modeling
https://bishopfox.com/resources/manage-application-risk-with-threat-modeling-webcast

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http://clickarmor.ca/opimizer

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