According to the comments under the article, the main reason for concern is that the app is developed in China. 🙄
Context: I found a vulnerability in the (solely SMS-based) authentication of a scooter rental app that allowed an attacker to log into the account of any user whose phone number they know. I logged into our editor’s account and was able to rent a scooter at his expense.
This clearly makes sense.
This is absurd. I used to live right next to that border, and I’ve crossed it at those very places so many times that I almost forgot it was there. These photos must be from a parallel universe. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/may/11/cross-border-love-a-photo-essay
Ah yes, common Norwegian questions: “Did you own a power station during 2019?” https://www.skatteetaten.no/en/person/taxes/tax-return/find-item/1/5/10/
(In related news, I just submitted my tax return.)
It would take any moderately talented scammer ten minutes to clone this and an hour to build a form that looks more legit and host it under a more convincing domain name. And they’d probably store their data more securely than in some official’s Excel sheet.
To my great disappointment, it turns out that Google Sheets doesn’t support emoji in drawings. 🤖😢
The first good thing that’s come from all these lockdowns: this Easter, my timeline has been completely devoid of the usual arguments about Germany’s ban on public dancing. #Tanzverbot
Newsroom nerd, now in Norway. I get excited about transport, travel, languages, and design. @bockph on Twitter.
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