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Parts of Manhattan had a power outage Saturday night, which happened to be the anniversary of another power outage in 1977. The power company apologized but didn't explain what happened. The hacker in me thinks this could easily be a probing shot by a sophisticated attacker, or a fun prank by amateurs. But the overwhelming odds are on simple failure. Either way, this country needs to get a whole lot more resilient to small attacks, because enough small ones can quickly become a big one. More

Zoom has had a bad week or two. Not only did it have a major vuln, but it turned out to be part of the design, and they moved relatively slowly in addressing it, and then companies started auto-uninstalling it from their OS. They had a lot of momentum going in the space, too. This will sting for sure. More

Facebook will be fined $5 billion over its various privacy catastrophes. More

Marriott is being fined $124 million over the Starwood breach. Real question: how does that compare to their coffee budget? More

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