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Old 2020-10-24, 14:20   #342
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Why do you think I run my own firewalls?
How does that solve the Apple thing though? If you run an external firewall then it becomes impossible to know which application is accessing which IP. Plus if the machine ever gets transported to other networks, like a public (or your neighbours) Wifi, then your firewall is no longer there.
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Old 2020-10-26, 22:06   #343
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Old 2020-10-26, 22:46   #344
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And the answer is all of them, right?
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Old 2020-10-28, 08:13   #345
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Today with the new technology people want advance technology in modern era.
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Old 2020-11-09, 12:35   #346
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From the BBC : How artificial intelligence may be making you buy things

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Old 2020-11-17, 15:15   #347
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Old 2020-11-27, 01:31   #349
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Reminds me of a line in The Gripping Hand,
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On Mote Prime they've blasted themselves back to the invention of the brick.
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Old 2020-11-30, 03:50   #350
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Reminds me of a line in The Gripping Hand,
Great series, that.
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Old 2020-12-08, 21:15   #351
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Research: Millions of smart devices vulnerable to hacking
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BOSTON (AP) — Researchers at a cybersecurity firm say they have identified vulnerabilities in software widely used by millions of connected devices — flaws that could be exploited by hackers to penetrate business and home computer networks and disrupt them.

There is no evidence of any intrusions that made use of these vulnerabilities. But their existence in data-communications software central to internet-connected devices prompted the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to flag the issue in an advisory.

Potentially affected devices from an estimated 150 manufacturers range from networked thermometers to "smart" plugs and printers to office routers and healthcare appliances to components of industrial control systems, the cybersecurity firm Forescout Technologies said in a report released Tuesday. Most affected are consumer devices including remote-controlled temperature sensors and cameras, it said.
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Amazon's Halo wristband: the fitness tracker that listens to your mood
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Halo’s always-on microphones and requests for body selfies worry privacy campaigners
And if when Amazon has some new product they require you to buy then they will cut support for this little spying thing and turn it into a paper weight.

Also this:
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Meanwhile, a set of AI tools built into the accompanying service, which will cost $3.99 a month in the US (it is not currently available in the UK), will attempt to gauge information such as weight and body fat percentage by asking users to take undressed selfies with the app.

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Another new feature, Body, comes with similar promises. The feature asks users to take whole-body selfies using the app, which are analysed in the cloud to uncover metrics such as body fat percentage, before being deleted and stored locally.
I'm sure nothing can ever go wrong with uploading your nakedness to "the cloud" (i.e. someone else's computer).

Plus, all these monitoring things/apps have never shown any improvement to health. Basically they are useless (yes, they are useless, and you don't need one). But people are still duped by the marketing about how much their lives will improve. Complete nonsense.
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