News info update on #cybersecurity and #blockchain

Six hack attacks that shook the world
https://www.dw.com/en/six-hack-attacks-that-shook-the-world/a-46963742

Apple trolls CES with a giant dig at Android and Alexa privacy
https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/5/18169781/apple-google-privacy-troll-billboard

Apple support phishing scams are getting really good
https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-support-phishing-scams-are-getting-really-good/

Major Consulting Firm McKinsey Finds Little Evidence of Practical Blockchain Use Cases
https://cointelegraph.com/news/major-consulting-firm-mckinsey-finds-little-evidence-of-practical-blockchain-use-cases

Most home routers don’t take advantage of Linux’s improved security features
https://www.zdnet.com/article/most-home-routers-dont-take-advantage-of-linuxs-improved-security-features/

Security researchers find over a dozen iPhone apps linked to Golduck malware
https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/05/dozen-iphone-apps-linked-to-golduck-malware/

Weather apps are secretly selling your location data to the highest bidder
https://thenextweb.com/apps/2019/01/05/weather-apps-are-secretly-selling-your-location-data-to-the-highest-bidder/

Marriott Concedes 5 Million Passport Numbers Lost to Hackers Were Not Encrypted

The False Promise Blockchains Will Revolutionize Real-World Assets – CoinDesk
https://www.coindesk.com/the-false-promise-blockchains-will-revolutionize-real-world-assets

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