Monthly Archives: August 2022

Microsoft finds TikTok vulnerability that allowed one-click account compromises

Getty Images reader comments 23 with 18 posters participating Share this story Microsoft said on Wednesday that it recently identified a vulnerability in TikTok’s Android app that could allow attackers to hijack accounts when users did nothing more than click on a single errant link. The software maker said it notified TikTok of the vulnerability… Read More »

FCC has approved $6 billion in broadband grants despite rejecting Starlink

reader comments 48 with 39 posters participating Share this story Several US government agencies are having a busy week for doling out broadband deployment funding to ISPs and state governments. Today, the FCC announced $791.6 million for six broadband providers, covering network expansions to over 350,000 homes and businesses in 19 states. The ISPs will… Read More »

AI wins state fair art contest, annoys humans

Enlarge / The winning entry, Théåtre D’opéra Spatial. Jason Allen reader comments 233 with 142 posters participating Share this story A synthetic media artist named Jason Allen entered AI-generated artwork into the Colorado State Fair fine arts competition and announced last week that he won first place in the Digital Arts/Digitally Manipulated Photography category, Vice… Read More »