Interesting Reads, August 19Just what the title says
- If you needed more reasons to move away from using SMS-based authentication, and treating phone companies as trusted, "AT&T employees took over $1 million in bribes to plant malware and unlock millions of smartphones: DOJ".
- Abuse reporting systems are being abused. You need to threat model and play the chess game. "How Flat Earthers Nearly Derailed a Space Photo Book". My conflict modeling work is a first draft of how to threat model such systems.
- Author Marko Kloos talks about Life after FaceTwitStagram: "And I have to tell you that the absence of social media has had a major positive effect in my life...It’s strange how the first few days after social media feel like kicking an addiction."