Hey Alexa, Steal My Password!

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Hey Alexa, Steal My Password!
Today in Privacy News, Axon who brought us tazers and police body cams now wants to equip police cars with automated license plate readers, congress has another law with a cute name to make tech worse while trying to make it better, and spotify wants to give everyone a google spy! Just do not tell it your password because Google Home and Alexa can steal your personal passwords!
#Alexa #GoogleHome #Facebook

Robbed By My Phone Carrier
NordVPN keys for a server were compromised. What are the details? Also, after banning a Hong Kong app, Tim Cook is appointed to the board of a Chinese school. Pizza hut is testing pizza with fake meat, and comcast wants to charge you for a free streaming box…but at least they do not rob you for 1.8Million like AT&T does!
#ATT #Comcast #NordVPN

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https://gizmodo.com/axon-brings-license-plate-recognition-to-cop-s-dash-cam-1839293153

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/22/20926742/mark-warner-josh-hawley-facebook-access-zuckerberg-data-portability-open-api-interoperability

https://www.businessinsider.com/spotify-offers-free-google-home-mini-how-to-get-one-2019-10

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/10/alexa-and-google-home-abused-to-eavesdrop-and-phish-passwords/

Business
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/10/hackers-steal-secret-crypto-keys-for-nordvpn-heres-what-we-know-so-far/

https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/10/21/tim-cook-is-the-board-chairman-of-tsinghua-universitys-school-of-economics-and-management

https://www.businessinsider.com/pizza-hut-tests-plant-based-meat-topping-incogmeato-2019-10

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/22/20879610/comcast-flex-free-streaming-box-subscription-fee-price

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/10/att-employees-helped-sim-swap-hackers-rob-man-of-1-8-million-lawsuit-says/

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