I’ve enjoyed the internet ever since the first time I got online using Netscape browser. Remember that one? Very few of you will, but it was a good time. Read this article to learn how you can contribute to a better web for all: https://www.cnet.com/news/tim-berners-lee-lays-out-plan-for-a-better-web-and-needs-your-help/?ftag=CAD090e536&bhid=28331162409715720457599490724510
Today is the day, and I’m sure a lot of you have been receiving updated privacy and cookie policies from various companies. This is good news because it shows that these companies realize that the way they were abusing our personal info will get them in serious trouble.
Are you kidding me? Now thanks to the GDPR, this type of message process is no longer legal. Any website you use MUST get your consent before they store, process, or sell your personal info.
Here are some links with more info:
Hackers who snoop on network traffic can capture the encrypted emails that you send out. They then modify this email by enclosing the encrypted code in an image tag. When the recipient then opens the email, their client automatically decrypts the message and sends it to the hacker by requesting the image from the malicious url.
Here is the link to the website created to explain everything: https://efail.de/
Here is a link to the website announcing the discovery: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44107570