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1790 clicks; posted to Business » and STEM » on 19 Aug 2022 at 7:55 AM (5 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-08-19 8:02:43 AM  
Update Chrome too.

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2022-08-19 8:02:49 AM  
Still better than Android.
 
2022-08-19 8:08:46 AM  
Updated my iPhone this morning.  Fortunately, this is a quick update.
 
2022-08-19 8:14:42 AM  
Updated my phone and the kid phones yesterday. Quick updates. Not a problem.
 
2022-08-19 8:16:35 AM  
What happened to having better code than android? That get kicked in the teeth for the sake of speed?
 
2022-08-19 8:43:31 AM  

Concrete Donkey: What happened to having better code than android? That get kicked in the teeth for the sake of speed?


Here's the list of Android security updates for July 2022.

https://source.android.com/docs/security/bulletin/2022-07-01
 
2022-08-19 8:45:17 AM  

spacechecker: Still better than Android.


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2022-08-19 10:00:01 AM  
 
2022-08-19 10:04:26 AM  

spacechecker: Still better than Android.



I could never have imagined a time would come when people would actually fight and get angry with other people over what phone they use...

The manufacturers must love it....
 
2022-08-19 10:08:17 AM  
It just works.......

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2022-08-19 10:50:54 AM  

cocozilla: spacechecker: Still better than Android.


I could never have imagined a time would come when people would actually fight and get angry with other people over what phone they use...

The manufacturers must love it....


Green-bubble-like typing detected.
 
2022-08-19 11:09:21 AM  
So the problem is only if you go to a webpage that has a malicious payload? Duh, don't browse the internet on  your phone.

I think my phone is still at 13.6 or something. What are they up to now?
 
2022-08-19 11:20:55 AM  

spacechecker: cocozilla: spacechecker: Still better than Android.


I could never have imagined a time would come when people would actually fight and get angry with other people over what phone they use...

The manufacturers must love it....

Green-bubble-like typing detected.


As I said....and proving my point perfectly.
 
2022-08-19 11:28:46 AM  

cocozilla: spacechecker: cocozilla: spacechecker: Still better than Android.


I could never have imagined a time would come when people would actually fight and get angry with other people over what phone they use...

The manufacturers must love it....

Green-bubble-like typing detected.

As I said....and proving my point perfectly.


That androiders are easily triggered over their inferiority complexes?
 
2022-08-19 11:33:34 AM  

Concrete Donkey: What happened to having better code than android? That get kicked in the teeth for the sake of speed?


Also all major browsers on all major operating systems use WebKit these days, so this affects Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS.

But the WebKit bug is just escaping the sandbox that browsers run in. There is a second bug that attacks the iOS kernel and that is the real danger and specific to Apple devices.

What will really cook your noodle is this has been known for 2 years and Apple recommended journalists and statesmen update immediately because they would be targets, which REALLY means it has ALREADY been used to target journalists and statesmen, and probably with apple turning a blind eye. In the security video I always spam on fark, the Snowden leaks indicated that certain exploits are guaranteed to work on Apple devices. There is only one explanation on why that occurs.

Apple's explanation of the vulnerability means a hacker could get 'full admin access to the device' so that they can 'execute any code as if they are you, the user,' said Rachel Tobac, CEO of SocialProof Security.
Those who should be particularly attentive to updating their software are 'people who are in the public eye' such as activists or journalists who might be the targets of sophisticated nation-state spying, Tobac said.

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2022-08-19 11:46:05 AM  
The more these phones "advance" the more I want a phone that can just call, text and take a decent picture.
 
2022-08-19 11:53:20 AM  

Enigmamf: cocozilla: spacechecker: cocozilla: spacechecker: Still better than Android.


I could never have imagined a time would come when people would actually fight and get angry with other people over what phone they use...

The manufacturers must love it....

Green-bubble-like typing detected.

As I said....and proving my point perfectly.

That androiders are easily triggered over their inferiority complexes?


again...the sad state of your fragile ego that you argue over phones is a sad reflection on your life choices...lol


the corpse of Steve Jobs will still not sleep with you.
 
2022-08-19 12:38:26 PM  

cocozilla: Enigmamf: cocozilla: spacechecker: cocozilla: spacechecker: Still better than Android.


I could never have imagined a time would come when people would actually fight and get angry with other people over what phone they use...

The manufacturers must love it....

Green-bubble-like typing detected.

As I said....and proving my point perfectly.

That androiders are easily triggered over their inferiority complexes?

again...the sad state of your fragile ego that you argue over phones is a sad reflection on your life choices...lol


the corpse of Steve Jobs will still not sleep with you.


Blackberries rule!
Go away you apple and android slubs.

 
2022-08-19 12:49:13 PM  

cocozilla: Enigmamf: cocozilla: spacechecker: cocozilla: spacechecker: Still better than Android.


I could never have imagined a time would come when people would actually fight and get angry with other people over what phone they use...

The manufacturers must love it....

Green-bubble-like typing detected.

As I said....and proving my point perfectly.

That androiders are easily triggered over their inferiority complexes?

again...the sad state of your fragile ego that you argue over phones is a sad reflection on your life choices...lol


the corpse of Steve Jobs will still not sleep with you.


Dude, just get an iPhone, already. They're heavily subsidized by most carriers right now. You'll still be a sad, joyless farker but at least you'll have a phone that's worth a damn.
 
2022-08-19 3:23:14 PM  

entangl3d: The more these phones "advance" the more I want a phone that can just call, text and take a decent picture.


Get a flip phone and a camera.
 
2022-08-19 6:02:01 PM  
Google doesn't give a fark about Android phones. I say this as a disgruntled former Nexus/Pixel customer (for 8 years!)
 
2022-08-19 6:44:19 PM  
So a new jailbreak option has been published?
 
2022-08-19 7:09:37 PM  

cocozilla: spacechecker: Still better than Android.


I could never have imagined a time would come when people would actually fight and get angry with other people over what phone they use...

The manufacturers must love it....


Agreed. Usually you have to give away a product to reviewers and even PAY them to sing your product's praises. Fanboys pay for your product and then argue to the death that your product is the best, trying to convince others to buy it as well.
 
2022-08-19 9:49:11 PM  
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/28/magazine/nso-group-israel-spyware.html

Israel state funds a "company" staffed by phd level hackers from their version of the NSA that do nothing all day but look for zero day hacks to store in the repository of hacks.

Israel trades access to bad people and countries for political favors and UN votes.

But keep being mad at Apple and Google...
 
2022-08-19 9:59:54 PM  
Updates are always such a nightmare for me. It's always on the verge of bricking my phone/computer.

I am guessing people with faster internet somewhere don't have the computer/phone turn off from disuse mid-update and consequently remain frozen partway through till you undertake some elaborate fix that possibly involves wiping the hard drive?
 
2022-08-19 10:08:38 PM  

Sobekneferu: Updates are always such a nightmare for me. It's always on the verge of bricking my phone/computer.

I am guessing people with faster internet somewhere don't have the computer/phone turn off from disuse mid-update and consequently remain frozen partway through till you undertake some elaborate fix that possibly involves wiping the hard drive?


Keep a power source on your hardware when updating.
 
2022-08-19 10:10:23 PM  

Sobekneferu: Updates are always such a nightmare for me. It's always on the verge of bricking my phone/computer.

I am guessing people with faster internet somewhere don't have the computer/phone turn off from disuse mid-update and consequently remain frozen partway through till you undertake some elaborate fix that possibly involves wiping the hard drive?


I don't have any experience, first hand or second, that correlates with this. By my understanding:

1) Updates don't begin installing until they're completely downloaded to the device
2) Phones don't 'turn off', apart from turning off the display when you haven't interacted with it in a while.
3) What device lets you wipe the internal storage?
 
2022-08-19 10:36:33 PM  
This makes me want to rewatch the Zero Days  documentary.
 
2022-08-19 10:38:25 PM  
So even more marginally useful equipment is now a global security risk since there will never be updates for a bunch of old hardware.  When are US states going to start enforcing their laws where engineering defects are not limited by limited warranties?

Apple screwed up and sent bad engineering into the wild.  They need to fix that for every product that is still in use.
 
2022-08-19 11:48:16 PM  

logieal: Duh, don't browse the internet on  your phone.


59% of all web traffic is from phones.
 
2022-08-20 12:24:32 AM  

DON.MAC: there will never be updates for a bunch of old hardware.


You seem to have confused Apple for Google.

Apple has issued patches for twice as many years as Google has for it's own first party Pixel phones.
 
2022-08-20 12:51:57 AM  

DON.MAC: So even more marginally useful equipment is now a global security risk since there will never be updates for a bunch of old hardware.  When are US states going to start enforcing their laws where engineering defects are not limited by limited warranties?

Apple screwed up and sent bad engineering into the wild.  They need to fix that for every product that is still in use.


Is this what passes for 'informed discussion' these days? They're providing the update to every device that can run the affected version of iOS.

You have to be running an 8-year old phone to not get this update. Yes, the 7-year old iPhone 6S is getting an update.

Try getting Google to provide a security update for a 2-year old phone - to say nothing of the steaming pile of crap that is the rest of the Android ecosystem.

There are bugs in all software. There's nothing about these particular flaws that are more significant than the dozens of others discovered every year in any major platform. Nobody "screwed up" anything. But 'Daily Mail' puts up a panic story, and the idiots panic.
 
2022-08-20 1:51:52 AM  

Enigmamf: Is this what passes for 'informed discussion' these days? They're providing the update to every device that can run the affected version of iOS.


That is only the ones they tested it for.  Anything past a certain level of support won't ever be patched even if it has the same problem and the change to the software is exactly the same.

Microsoft and Google are the same with abandoning older stuff to landfill but millions of those devices will get used until the hardware fails.
 
2022-08-20 9:53:34 AM  

DON.MAC: So even more marginally useful equipment is now a global security risk since there will never be updates for a bunch of old hardware.  When are US states going to start enforcing their laws where engineering defects are not limited by limited warranties?

Apple screwed up and sent bad engineering into the wild.  They need to fix that for every product that is still in use.


Guess Intel should do the same for the H81 chipset.

But so far, there is not a fix.
 
2022-08-20 11:10:52 AM  

DON.MAC: Enigmamf: Is this what passes for 'informed discussion' these days? They're providing the update to every device that can run the affected version of iOS.

That is only the ones they tested it for.  Anything past a certain level of support won't ever be patched even if it has the same problem and the change to the software is exactly the same.


Monterey is not the only version of macOS currently supported. This bug was not found in Big Sur or Catalina - both of which still receive security updates - which strongly indicates that this is only in the latest version of iOS.

Anyhow, I think it's unreasonable to think that all hardware should be supported forever. I would like to see computers including smartphones supported with parts for 10 years (like automakers are required to do), but a blanket statement like "They need to fix that for every product that is still in use" would put Apple on the hook for rewriting the TLS stack for System 8 every time an old protocol is deprecated.
 
2022-08-20 7:59:35 PM  

Enigmamf: Anyhow, I think it's unreasonable to think that all hardware should be supported forever. I would like to see computers including smartphones supported with parts for 10 years (like automakers are required to do), but a blanket statement like "They need to fix that for every product that is still in use" would put Apple on the hook for rewriting the TLS stack for System 8 every time an old protocol is deprecated.


I would take Apple 3 full time engineers to provide security fixes for everything they have ever made.  That would set them back a bit more than a million dollars a year if they were expensive engineers working at Apple HQ.   That is far less than they have to pay for EU disposal fees for some of the smaller EU countries.

There is a team of 5 volunteers who are keeping a bunch of older unsupported macs running modern OS.

Car companies are on the hook for engineering safety defects for far more than 10 years.  The Microsoft's version of these types of engineering defects have taken down hospitals, steel plants and power plants with resulting loss of life.
 
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