A Massive GM Strike, a LastPass Vulnerability, and More News

Wired | 9/17/2019 | Staff
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Thousands of GM workers are on strike, a bug exposed the popular password manager LastPass, and the Air Force is daring hackers to take down an orbiting satellite. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.

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As the auto industry rolls into the all-electric future, workers face a problem: While the electric car may be great for the planet and glorious for drivers, it’s no good for jobs. EVs are easier and cheaper to make and have fewer parts, meaning it takes fewer hours to build them. Their reliability is even problematic for dealerships whose profits depend on servicing the cars. But now GM must balance its electric future with its current employees after 46,000 workers walked off 33 General Motors sites on Sunday, demanding a new contract that includes more jobs, higher pay, and a greater share of GM profits.

Google's Project Zero discovered a vulnerability in the widely used password manager LastPass that made it possible for websites...
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