Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Stuff 2/26/2013

Bypassing Google's Two factor Authentication - with cartoons even:
TL;DR – An attacker can bypass Google’s two-step login verification, reset a user’s master password, and otherwise gain full account control, simply by capturing a user’s application-specific password (ASP).
Former leader of LulzSec, "Sabu", avoids jail for another 6 months - Apparently he is still helping the FBI.  (Read about this yesterday but didn't care, now it's midnight and I need blog material.)

Good idea -
Google is working on identifying Chrome tabs that are currently playing audio (or recording it). The feature is expected to show an audio animation if a tab is broadcasting or recording sound.
An alternative idea is to hire ninjas to track down and beat anyone who puts autorun media on their website.

Well that's really all I have.


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