I really need to get back into doing these. So here you go.
Mozilla is removing support for downloading files from FTP links. All in all, this is a good thing - we've known that passing unencrypted usernames and passwords across the Intarwebs is A Very Bad Thing Indeed for oh, 30 years or so.
Google: Here's a cool new privacy feature. Everybody: Nah, we're good
Google has a new privacy "solution" that pretty much everybody thinks is designed to rip off users' privacy even more. The Vivaldi team released a statement that really sums up why none of the browsers (other than Chrome) are going to use Google's cunning scheme:
“We will not support the FLoC API and plan to disable it, no matter how it is implemented. It does not protect privacy and it certainly is not beneficial to users, to unwittingly give away their privacy for the financial gain of Google.”
Oft evil will shall evil mar, and all that. Hey Google, don't be evil. (P.S. Don't use Chrome)
SAP attacks under way in the wild
You don't get more buttoned down corporate in the software world than database maker SAP. And they're seeing attacks against their software, as hackers reverse engineer SAP security patches.
2 year old VPN server vulnerability being exploited in the wild
I can't imagine why someone wouldn't install a critical security patch on a critical security device, but it seems that a bunch of folks haven't. Oooooh kaaaaay, then.
SpaceX encrypts telemetry
Well, it looks like they've been encrypting Starship for a couple years, but they are now encrypting Falcon 9 telemetry.