HackerNews top stories #71

HackerNews most popular stories from Aug 15, 2021 to Aug 22, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Moderna Is About to Begin Trials for HIV Vaccine

https://www.them.us/story/moderna-begins-hiv-vaccine-trials-covid-19-research


[1] Facebook hacker beat my 2FA, bricked my Oculus, and hit the company credit card

https://codewriteplay.com/2021/08/20/a-facebook-hacker-beat-my-2fa-bricked-my-oculus-quest-and-hit-the-company-credit-card/


[2] Apple explicitly asks employees to merge their personal and work accounts

https://twitter.com/oilyraincloud/status/1428497203253833731


[3] Hash collision in Apple NeuralHash model

https://github.com/AsuharietYgvar/AppleNeuralHash2ONNX/issues/1


[4] Show HN: Neural-hash-collider – make your own NeuralHash collisions

https://github.com/anishathalye/neural-hash-collider


[5] EFF Joins Global Coalition Asking Apple CEO Tim Cook to Stop Phone-Scanning

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/08/eff-joins-global-coalition-asking-apple-ceo-tim-cook-stop-phone-scanning


[6] A lot of people are getting the OnlyFans story wrong

https://twitter.com/postcultrev/status/1428584131835748359


[7] U.S. opens probe into Tesla’s Autopilot over emergency vehicle crashes

https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/us-opens-formal-safety-probe-into-tesla-autopilot-crashes-2021-08-16/


[8] Ask HN: Why does Zoom Desktop examine all processes and arguments?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28213292


[9] T-Mobile Confirms It Was Hacked

https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3d4dw/t-mobile-confirms-it-was-hacked


[10] ImageNet contains naturally occurring Apple NeuralHash collisions

https://blog.roboflow.com/nerualhash-collision/


[11] SEC charges Netflix insider trading ring

https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2021-158


[12] The US federal government has spent $6.4T dollars on the post-9/11 wars

https://watson.brown.edu/costsofwar/costs/economic


[13] Show HN: Imba – I have spent 7 years creating a programming language for the web

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28207662


[14] OpenAI’s Codex sure knows a lot about HN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aneK0TUUAfA


[15] T-Mobile: Breach Exposed SSN/DOB of 40M+ People

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/08/t-mobile-breach-exposed-ssn-dob-of-40m-people/


[16] Princeton Researchers Who Built a CSAM Scanning System Urge Apple to Not Use It

https://www.macrumors.com/2021/08/20/university-researchers-csam-dangerous/


[17] India is leading IPv6 migration with 61.67% adoption

https://www.aelius.com/njh/google-ipv6/


[18] Apple’s device surveillance plan is a threat to user privacy – and press freedom

https://freedom.press/news/apples-device-surveillance-plan-is-a-threat-to-user-privacy-and-press-freedom/


[19] Stop using Zoom, Hamburg’s data protection agency warns state government

https://techcrunch.com/2021/08/17/stop-using-zoom-hamburgs-dpa-warns-state-government/


[20] AppleNeuralHash2ONNX: Convert Apple NeuralHash Model for CSAM Detection to ONNX

https://github.com/AsuharietYgvar/AppleNeuralHash2ONNX


[21] Many Americans not aware of being tracked with facial recognition while shopping

https://www.techradar.com/news/many-americans-arent-aware-theyre-being-tracked-with-facial-recognition-while-shopping


[22] Patterns in Confusing Explanations

https://jvns.ca/blog/confusing-explanations/


[23] Alda – Text-Based Programming Language for Music Composition

https://alda.io/tutorial/


[24] Performance Improvements in .NET 6

https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/performance-improvements-in-net-6/


[25] Exploring Clang/LLVM optimization on programming horror

https://blog.matthieud.me/2020/exploring-clang-llvm-optimization-on-programming-horror/


[26] FTC files new antitrust complaint against Facebook

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2021/08/ftc-alleges-facebook-resorted-illegal-buy-or-bury-scheme-crush


[27] The Polar Bear – Open-Source, Multipurpose CNC Machine with a Rotary Axis

https://www.kadirilkimen.com/thepolarbear/


[28] Mastodon now a non-profit organisation

https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2021/08/mastodon-now-a-non-profit-organisation/


[29] The US should be held accountable: Gitmo survivor on the war on terror’s failure

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/aug/16/guantanamo-detainee-mansoor-adayfi


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