What’s most interesting about the Florida water system hack? That we heard about it at all.

From Krebs on Security: Stories about computer security tend to go viral when they bridge the vast divide between geeks and luddites, and this week’s news about a hacker who tried to poison a Florida town’s water supply was understandably front-page material. But for security nerds who’ve been warning about this sort of thing for …

Apple adopts new ‘BlastDoor’ security system on iOS 14 to reinforce iMessage integrity

From 9To5Mac: iOS 14 was announced with some great new features for iMessage, including more options for group conversations, inline replies, and more. However, there’s also an important change in iMessage that Apple hasn’t mentioned so far. The company has adopted a new security system called “BlastDoor,” which is basically a sandbox mode that protects …

Giggle; laughable security

It’s best not to threaten the people trying to help you: Disclosure timeline: 07/09/2020: Reached out privately via Twitter DM 09/09/2020: Publicly reached out via Twitter 09/09/2020: Continued DM with giggle owner, Sall 09/09/2020: DI_Security Twitter account blocked 09/09/2020: JayHarris_Sec Twitter account blocked 09/09/2020: Saskia asked Sall to reconsider ignoring us 09/09/2020: ms__chief account blocked …