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Security

Submission + - Goodbye MacDefender, welcome MacGuard, in hours... (theregister.co.uk)

masterwit writes: From the article:
> Just hours after Apple updated a security update
> to protect Mac users against a rash of scareware
> attacks, a new variant began circulating that
> completely bypasses the malware-blocking
> measure.
I think some people predicted this in the comments of last article...this will be interesting to see how this plays out.

Privacy

Submission + - Woman arrested at ABIA after refusing enhanced pat (kvue.com) 1

masterwit writes: In the wake of recent articles involving the arguable privacy issues and constitutional rights violations involved with the new technology employed by the TSA , back scanners...this happened:
The article states: "One of the first people in line after that shutdown never made it through. She was arrested and banned from the airport.
Claire Hirschkind, 56, who says she is a rape victim and who has a pacemaker-type device implanted in her chest, says her constitutional rights were violated. She says she never broke any laws. But the Transportation Security Administration disagrees."
It will be interesting to see the fallout from this unfortunate situation.

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