Microsoft waited two years to fix 0-day it knew was being actively exploited, Canada’s COVID-19 contact tracing app now available, and why I installed it, Canada Revenue Agency shuts down online services after cyber attack..and more!
Amazon met with start-up founders, then ripped off their product ideas
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Weekly Axis Of Easy #153 Last Week’s Quote was “What is essential is to develop the will to see things, to see how human beings are manipulated, to see where there might be impulses by which people are manipulated”, was Rudolf Steiner, inventor of the Waldorf Schools (among other things). Nobody got it. This Week’s Quote: […]
Weekly Axis Of Easy #136 Last Week’s Quote was “Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle.” by Thomas Jefferson. Winner was Del Blanchard. We also awarded the previous week’s quote (Arthur Miller) to Tony King. This Week’s Quote: (Special emergency rate cut edition) “We are […]
Weekly Axis Of Easy #133 Last Week’s Quote was “The media’s so central to our lives that we believe what we see onscreen is real” …was Steve Shahbazian. I’m giving it to Gavin Jacobs who got it but pulled his punch because of a copying error. This Week’s Quote: “You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great […]
We originally reported on this back in #AxisOfEasy 58, it’s the phenomenon of getting an email spam wherein the mailer claims to have hacked or compromised your computer, and will (pick one). encrypt or corrupt your computers, files or data spread embarrassing or compromising information about you to your contacts release an unflattering video ostensibly […]