Happy Friday, kittens! A fraught week it has been, and that’s not even counting the family scene at Thanksgiving! Let’s pray that upcoming holidays are less dramatic. May you live in uninteresting times, kittens! But not just yet, as our news roundup indicates.
Huge flaw exposes VPN user IPs (TorrentFreak) If you don’t know what this means, not to worry. You’re just as exposed as you ever were. Which isn’t great.
This gizmo knows your Amex number before you’ve received your new card (PCWorld) American Express appears to have used a weak algorithm to generate new card numbers
Psychological Tricks You Can Use To Get People To Do Whatever You Want (IFLScience) Social Engineering 101
A Computer For the Price of a Latte (TheRegister) And significantly less than a RASPBERRY latte.
The Logic Behind America’s Drone Wars (WarIsBoring) The U.S. fields killer robots instead of soldiers, but do they keep us safe?
Fraudsters: They’re Just Like Us! (Pymnts)