Elon Musk Buys Twitter, Forgotten BIOS Updates, T-Shirt Outwits Facial Recognition

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Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion so what does this mean for the privacy and cybersecurity of the platform? More than 100 different Lenovo laptop computers contain firmware-level vulnerabilities which is a great reminder about making sure you update the BIOS on your computer. Plus, details about researchers who have created a t-shirt that renders the wearer undetectable to facial recognition technology.

** Links mentioned on the show **

It’s not rocket science, why Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover could be bad for privacy
https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/26/elon-musk-twitter-privacy/

Millions of Lenovo Laptops Contain Firmware-Level Vulnerabilities
https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/millions-of-lenovo-laptops-contain-firmware-level-vulnerabilities

This ugly t-shirt makes you invisible to facial recognition tech
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/facial-recognition-t-shirt-block

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