Tech News Weekly

Feb 11th 2021

Tech News Weekly 170

PS5 Scalpers Are People Too

Florida Water Hackers, "I'm Not a Cat" Filter, Slack for Android Security
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Florida water hackers, "I'm not a cat" filter, Slack for Android security.

  • A water treatment plant in Florida was hacked and was nearly poisoned as a result. Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai from VICE has the details.
  • Janhoi McGregor from Forbes talked to PlayStation 5 scalpers to understand their bot systems and found out that they feel misunderstood.
  • A lawyer went viral when his courtroom Zoom video placed a kitten in his place. Thomas Smith from Debugger found out how he did it.
  • Android users of Slack might want to change their password after login credentials were stored in plain text on device.
  • A Beverly Hills Cop played a popular Sublime song when he knew he was being live-streamed by a civilian.

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