Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson Can Crash Laptops, Credential Phishing Attacks Skyrocket, A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track You

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Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation” has been recognized as an exploit for a vulnerability after Microsoft reported it can crash the hard drives of certain old laptop computers, phishing attacks that compromise credentials using brand impersonation are on the rise, and details about a new privacy focused phone carrier that doesn’t track your location or web browsing activity.

** Links mentioned on the show **

Microsoft: Bug in Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation” could crash a laptop
https://therecord.media/microsoft-bug-in-janet-jacksons-rhythm-nation-could-crash-a-laptop/
https://www.theregister.com/2022/08/18/janet_jackson_video_crashes_laptops/

Credential phishing attacks skyrocketing, 265 brands impersonated in H1 2022
https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2022/08/15/landscape-email-threat/

A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Your Browsing or Location
https://www.wired.com/story/pretty-good-phone-privacy-android/
https://invisv.com/articles/pretty-good-phone-privacy.html

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