IT’S FRANKLY HARD, at the end of this long week, to devote much mental energy to any news that’s not Jeff Bezos going to war with the National Enquirer, but stay with us! There’s a lot going on—including some intriguing developments in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.
Before we get too far into it, though, please take a moment to update to iOS 12.1.4, which fixes that very bad FaceTime group chat bug and a few more previously undisclosed vulnerabilities as well. Got it? Good, thank you! Now consider this new Chrome extension, from Google, which will help keep you from using passwords that have been exposed in data breaches. And for those of you who prefer cheaper Android devices, you’ll be happy to know that Google has also found a way to bring full disk encryption to underpowered hardware. more