Threat models

Tom Business, IT, Reading, Tech 2 Comments

This is hilarious and so true. Security types read and learn. Basically, you’re either dealing with Mossad or not-Mossad. If your adversary is not-Mossad, then you’ll probably be fine if you pick a good password and don’t respond to emails from ChEaPestPAiNPi11s@virus-basket.biz.ru. If your adversary is the Mossad, YOU’RE GONNA DIE AND THERE’S NOTHING THAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. …

That Watch

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The Causeway Bay Apple store has two floors selling watches. Apple clearly thinks it has a winner. I enjoyed leaving it as a jellyfish watch face. Clever linked iPad which explains what’s going on and how to navigate. I can see why there is a learning curve: there’s no consistent back or home gesture. Things behave differently in different apps …

Disney’s wearable

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Great look inside a controlled sandbox of the context- and location-aware internet of things. Can this scale to all of us everywhere? I think its within our capabilities, but it won’t be simple. Disney’s $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband | WIRED.

OnePlus invites

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Hi there, if you are looking for a new phone you could do worse than the OnePlus One. They are invite only and I have some invites to give out. Let me know if you would like one.

Carrier agnostic SIM cards

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This is a massive announcement by Apple. Here’s why. Imagine being able to set up a competitive data roaming contract wherever you are with no need for a new SIM. Let’s hope others will follow.

Petcube

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Damn, this will do well. Petcube – Interactive wireless pet camera. Smart monitor for your cat or dog.