Liberty Technology’s Links of the Week – 08/05/2016


Hacking continues to grow more sophisticated. A proof-of-concept at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas has demonstrated that malicious ads can steal user information from HTTPS pages.

That bus concept that was tall enough to roll over two lanes of traffic? Well there’s a prototype out in China – and it is spacious.

Apple has invited only two dozen programmers to its bug bounty program – but there’s a maximum payout of $200,000 for the biggest bugs.

Public records, demographic data, and purchasing information all come together in this database to form startlingly complete profiles on every American adult. It’s legal, but it’s creepy.

Ever program a VCR clock? Well, TVs are still about that difficult to operate. They shouldn’t be.