James Wright ๐Ÿ”‘ @james@mastodon.jamesmwright.com

๐Ÿ’พ โ€ฌApple releases security white paper on 11 : details use of secure enclave to manage keys in memory. ๐Ÿ”

Rates of false acceptance: Face ID is approximately 1 in 1,000,000 versus 1 in
50,000 for Touch ID.๐Ÿ”


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๐Ÿ’พ It's time! Install this latest Apple update for your devices. Includes feature that calls emergency services while disabling biometric authentication and lots more!

๐Ÿ—ฃ Finished upgrading my instance to v1.6.1 ๐Ÿ’พ

Thank you to all who contribute to this open-source social media project! ๐Ÿ…



#Amaroq for Mastodon v1.1.5 update: mostly just preparations for iOS11, including an important fix for notification settings, which stopped working recently. Updating and relaunching Amaroq will return to honoring those settings. I apologize again for any nuisances from unwanted notifications in the last 48hrs!


๐Ÿ—ฃ Finished upgrading my instance to v1.6.0 ๐Ÿ’พ

I love the new features!

Thank you to all who contribute to this open-source social media project! ๐Ÿ…



Friday September 1st, our weekly IP Communications Conference will have as guest Eugen Rochko, aka @Gargron to talk about nothing but Mastodon! This week I will be "spamming" the instances I am on with the announcement because we want you to talk to us on IRC, on Mastodon or on your phone. Developers can join the live video panel, too. Stay tuned for the links on how to join the session.

๐Ÿ˜Ž โ€ชStay safe and have fun today watching the . โ€ฌ ๐Ÿ•ถ


๐Ÿ‘ found in digitally signed products sold to banks, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and energy companies by NetSarang, Inc. Suspicious DNS queries yielded the discovery. ๐Ÿ”

Are you watching your network traffic? ๐Ÿค”


๐Ÿ’พ arstechnica.com/information-te


๐Ÿ—ฃ Finished upgrading my instance to v1.5.1 ๐Ÿ’พ

Thank you to all who contribute to this open-source social media project! ๐Ÿ…



๐Ÿ˜Ž Finished upgrading my instance to v1.5.0 ๐Ÿ’พ

Thank you to all who contribute to this open-source social media project! ๐Ÿ…



๐Ÿค– โ€ชThis is the indictment against Marcus Hutchins of Malware Tech Blog- arrested for distributing the C&C software of a banking Trojan called . Marcus was the security researcher who discovered the kill-switch to the . โ€ฌ

โŒจ scribd.com/mobile/document/355


๐Ÿค“ FireEye releases a new tool set for Windows. FLARE VM delivers a fully configured platform with a comprehensive collection of Windows security tools such as debuggers, disassemblers, decompilers, static and dynamic analysis utilities, network analysis and manipulation, web assessment, exploitation, vulnerability assessment applications, and others.๐Ÿ’พ Check it out. ๐Ÿ˜Ž

๐Ÿ“ฒ fireeye.com/blog/threat-resear

๐ŸŽ‡AlphaBay, an anonymous dark web data marketplace, is shut down by law enforcement. The site's sales are โ‰ˆ๐Ÿ’ฐ $1MM per day! ๐Ÿ—๏ธ

In the first six months of 2017 the site sold $5MM worth of stolen credit-card numbers.


โœ๏ธApple will build a data center in China housing local customer data; while retaining keys. ๐Ÿ”