Episode 142: Pay With Your Face

Grumpy Old Bens

Ryan is back and brings the rant as we discuss Brave Goggles, crypto mining, NFTs, the fire at the OVH data center, surveillance camera hacks, Bluetooth sex toys, facial recognition as a form of payment, and much more!

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NOTES / LINKS:

Biden’s Corn Pops Art on Rarible
https://rarible.com/token/0x60f80121c31a0d46b5279700f9df786054aa5ee5:365555

OVH data center fire likely caused by faulty UPS power supply
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ovh-data-center-fire-likely-caused-by-faulty-ups-power-supply/

Hackers access surveillance cameras at Tesla, Cloudflare, banks, more
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-access-surveillance-cameras-at-tesla-cloudflare-banks-more/

Russian Food Retailer Launches ‘Pay with Your Face’ Self-Checkout
https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2021/03/12/russian-food-retailer-launches-pay-with-your-face-self-checkout/

Facebook Censors Wall Street Journal Over ‘Fact Checked’ Coronavirus Op-Ed by Johns Hopkins Surgeon
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2021/03/09/facebook-censors-wall-street-journal-over-fact-checked-coronavirus-op-ed-by-johns-hopkins-surgeon/

Smart sex toys come with Bluetooth and remote hijacking weaknesses
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/smart-sex-toys-come-with-bluetooth-and-remote-hijacking-weaknesses/

nVidia RTX 3060 mining restrictions have been bypassed? Or not?
https://game-debate.com/news/30381/rtx-3060-mining-limiter-was-not-hacked-after-all-nvidia-only-limits-ethereum-mining

Brave buys Tailcat search engine
https://brave.com/brave-search/

Brave Goggles
https://brave.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/goggles.pdf

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2 Replies to “Episode 142: Pay With Your Face”

  1. Sir Gene did an episode about why biometrics are bad for security – namely, if anyone figures out how to copy your face, you’re compromised forever, unless you somehow change your face.

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