Is Signal Compromised?

The Article

Is Signal Compromised?
This week in Privacy News, we look at Google and Facebook app prevalence, browser favicon tracking, and Amazon FBI agents hires. Also, we look at some evidence that Signal could be compromised. We also look at a few security articles including an M1 Mac virus and more.

Facebook Nukes Australia News
This week in Business News, we see an update to the AT&T Hollywood Internet and a new bill solidifying big ISPs, Apple car deals hit a speed bump, and Amazon has a thriving fake review business. Also we have some Microsoft updates, and get the details on Facebook nuking the news down under. We also conclude with some SillyVille.

The Articles

Privacy
https://9to5google.com/2021/02/12/google-youtube-iphone-update/

https://www.techspot.com/news/88666-facebook-google-tightening-their-grip-app-market.html

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/02/after-the-failure-of-the-facebook-phone-get-ready-for-a-facebook-watch/

https://www.vice.com/en/article/n7v5y7/browser-favicons-can-be-used-as-undeletable-supercookies-to-track-you-online

https://theintercept.com/2021/02/11/amazon-jobs-security-fbi/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2021/02/08/can-the-fbi-can-hack-into-private-signal-messages-on-a-locked-iphone-evidence-indicates-yes/
https://bigleaguepolitics.com/court-docs-show-fbi-can-intercept-encrypted-messages-from-deep-state-backed-signal-app/

Security
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/02/former-phone-carrier-employee-accused-of-accepting-bribes-in-sim-swap-scam/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/12/22281033/microsoft-edge-extensions-mario-kart-64-sonic-minecraft-games

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/02/apple-m1-native-malware-has-already-begun-to-appear/

Business
https://www.techspot.com/news/88623-att-rushes-install-fiber-after-90-year-old.html

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/02/gop-plan-for-broadband-competition-would-ban-city-run-networks-across-us/

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2021/02/report-nissan-shot-down-apple-deal-to-avoid-becoming-foxconn-of-cars/

https://www.which.co.uk/news/2021/02/how-a-thriving-fake-review-industry-is-gaming-amazon-marketplace/

https://www.techspot.com/news/88628-future-windows-10-update-reportedly-add-floating-start.html

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/02/microsoft-office-2021-is-on-its-way/

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-18/facebook-to-restrict-sharing-or-viewing-news-in-australia/13166208

Silly
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2021/2/12/22280577/mta-celebrity-psa-public-transit-celebrities-subway-bus

https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/18/22289331/panasonic-farting-cat-robot

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/02/citibank-just-got-a-500-million-lesson-in-the-importance-of-ui-design/

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