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Sniffing CAN To Add New Features To A Modern Car

#arduinohacks #carhacks #backupcamera #can #chevy #obdii #pcanusb #relay #hackaday
posted by pod_feeder_v2
Sniffing CAN To Add New Features To A Modern Car

Anyone out there who knows a good #diaspora #relay server ?

Facebooks Redesign: Mehr als nur Kosmetik #Facebook #GraphQL #React #Relay #Webentwicklung


Putting some Smarts into an Electric Car Charger

#carhacks #greenhacks #charger #electriccar #ifttt #particlephoton #relay #hackaday
posted by pod_feeder_v2
Putting some Smarts into an Electric Car Charger


Which websites featured on the Federation have the worst privacy?

My last post highlighted how ticking the OEmbed box to add a website picture to a post can compromise Federation users if it contains a tracker.



I also mentioned tools, like Disconnect, we could use to detect websites which track their users. In this post I reveal some of the most popular reference websites on the Federation with low privacy and high tracking rates.

I believe Federation users should consider not embedding, or at least warning their readers about the surveillance techniques carried out by these sites.

A Princeton University study identified almost a million websites that track their users. Here are just 5 examples of websites whose stories are commonly quoted on the Federation:


Wired is a popular web... show more


How can Federation users post more safely?

You know how it goes. We find a great story online and we want to share it with our supporters or feature it in our feed with appropriate hashtags for maximum reach.

But do we check the website featuring the story for privacy before we post?

When we embed a link by selecting the OEmbed box (often ticked by default) this displays an image or video on our post from the website we’ve featured.

They may look cool, but these images can contain beacons or other trackers. Embedded trackers also load into the browsers of any user who scrolls down the public feeds.


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Tor fingerprints thousands of users who download its phone apps to Android

This is shocking and depressing.

Tor’s Android app download pages are laden with Google trackers!

As we can see by these screen grabs of the Guardian Project’s secure apps page, their syndication deal with the Big G means there are two Google tracker requests on this page (from 2 Google embeds, Gstatic and GoogleAPIs)


Google APIs tends to employ different Google bits like fonts and can be made safe if tweaked by the website's developers, but Gstatic is a collector.

I haven’t checked the HTML but these are probably loaded by the Google widget, bottom left on th... show more

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