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If you are like me, with all the constant changes, it is easy to forget the functionality available, particularly if you do not use it very often.
On Cult of Mac, they had an article "All you need to know about Slide Over, Split View in iOS 11”
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It plans to present the legislation – dubbed the Telecommunication and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill – before December 7 this year.
I have heard the arguments from ordinary users stating that they have nothing to hide so why should they care? There are a number of aspects to this.
1. Whilst the government is not a corrupt totalitarian regime, you may have little to fear from them but history has shown that this is not guaranteed and can change very quickly.
2. Your communications which expose personal information such as your banking information, your username and password for the various services you access etc. should always be secure and encrypted. If the government has a backdoor then what stops criminals from exploiting this back door? Its a valid argument because trusting the custodians of the backdoor key has been proven to be folly as it will always be exploited. Just look at the leaks from supposedly secure government organisations such as the NSA, CIA and FBI in the US.
3. On another level, if your data can be decrypted in transit by third parties, what is there to stop this information from being mined and used for marketing or to profile individuals for other purposes?
4. If you are not convinced that it is a bad idea, just think about the countless millions of accounts that have been hacked due to the custodians of your personal data being hacked. This information has been used to steal money, create false identities for other criminal activities etc.
It's interesting that governments that were formerly conservative in their thinking are now on the bandwagon of trying to impose these types of laws. Historically it was always more likely to come from the left of politics that would push such ideas.
Article published on itnews site.
Although the article refers to US carriers, it is likely that it applies to most carriers.
Read the full article at Wired.com
It would appear that the middle model is better value with its 6 core i7 processor as it performs on par with the i9 because the i9 slows down due to heat issues.
See Appleinsider: Review: 2018 MacBook Pro with i9 processor
The issue does not directly affect the Android device as the malware is for Windows.
Article Source ITNEWS: Android Apps Infected