Sunday, August 26

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Daily News Stuff 26 August 2018

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  • Fortnite bypassed Google's play store to avoid paying the 30% fee.

    Their alternative installer left your phone open to attack.  (Bleeping Computer)

    They've fixed it now, but expect similar flaws whenever anyone else does this.  Of course, with iPhones you can't do this at all - which is not an improvement.


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Music Video of the Day

Well, music anyway, the video is slightly lacking.

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1 Once again, Google are dicks by publicly documenting the vulnerability early, too.

Posted by: Rick C at Sunday, August 26 2018 02:53 PM (ITnFO)

2 That (terribly named) "Man-in-the-Disk" attack has been widely discussed recently, and yet the publishers of Fortnite, who make roughly a quintillion dollars a minute, went ahead and deployed a broken installer that compromised the security of their customers' phones.

No-one comes out of this smelling good.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Sunday, August 26 2018 04:15 PM (PiXy!)

3 "No-one comes out of this smelling good."
Oh, absolutely.

Posted by: Rick C at Monday, August 27 2018 10:23 AM (ITnFO)

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Apple pies are delicious. But never mind apple pies. What colour is a green orange?




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