Tag Archives: Security

Truly Braindead “smart” TV Spec and Hack

To to hack a really “smart” TV via a broadcast transmitter without being physically in the same space as the TV, and have the hack be persistent through “factory resets” and other attempts to clear it. Cost? About $200 US and a bit of time. Drone optional, and extra… Continue reading

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For deep security, use ARM, avoid Intel & AMD processors

For about a decade now, Intel chips have had a ‘computer in your processor’ subject to exploit and where you can to audit nor control the programs running on it. A great place for a Government to insert spyware, don’t you think? That’s why I am building with ARM chips. Continue reading

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Apple vs. FBI vs. Spy vs. Spy

The reasons I think Apple is right, and the FBI is wrong, in the FBI demand that Apple create a HACK to break their own security features. The risk is just too high. Continue reading

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Some Security Bits

Risks, Exposures, China, and a Nice Phone. Continue reading

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