The TSA is ineffectual and abusive. Setting aside the massive, glaring problems of CNN itself, I’m glad to see mainstream media covering this.
Don’t be like Starfleet.
Make it much, much harder to commandeer or blow up your ship.
Outlook.com claims my account has been doing creepy things, so to verify that you may or may not be a creepy person who knows how to use a phone, we need your phone number.
(Never mind that the only thing I’ve done with the account is send a test email to one of my other addresses and the password is a mile long thanks to 1Password)
Outlook.com needs to send my number—which in no way, shape, or form could be a throwaway from Google Voice or a trillion other services—a verification code. Sure, send it.
Sorry you’ve sent too many codes, now you’re double extra locked out with a cherry on top.
Whether it’s the Chinese army or someone else, it’s starting to sound like these people took “hack the planet” a bit literally:
EXCLUSIVE: Apple said it was attacked by hackers who infected “small number” of its Mac computers. Apple says the hackers also hit Facebook and other small companies.
Apple says there is “no evidence that any data left Apple,” adding that the company is working with law enforcement to identify hackers. More soon on Reuters.com.