It’s been one hell of a week in cryptocurrency. Bitcoin dove below $500, and Coindesk and many others are wondering why. Because so many other cryptocurrencies are based on the Bitcoin model and software, the crash had an impact across… Read More ›
Month: August 2014
Matt DeHart, a former American drone pilot and soldier and past participant in Anonymous actions, is in prison in Canada, awaiting extradition to the US, which seeks him on child pornography charges, charges he and his family claim are a… Read More ›
Missouri family of slain black teen says police are now trying to ‘assassinate’ their dead son’s character
This was predictable. Note that the officer who shot Mike Brown did not even know he was a suspect in a robbery. The entire encounter was just about jaywalking. Jaywalking.
Some good news from the man who will forever after be known as Potato Salad Guy.
It’s been a hit-or-miss week for Anonymous in Ferguson, Missouri; their #OpFerguson has enjoyed wide support, but in their attempts to identify the police officer who shot Mike Brown and dox the police chief they’ve struck wide of the mark,… Read More ›
If you’re not following party philosopher and rock star Andrew WK on Facebook and Twitter, you’re missing out on an authentically cyberpunk party dude. We aught to know about that. Featured image by Collider
The more you learn about how the tools work, the better you can use them. One important thing not mentioned here is that rts do not count towards trending status. Anonymous Tweetstorms typically caution people to copy/paste the tweet, snipping… Read More ›
Originally posted on Gigaom:
Social media may be a powerful tool for citizen reporting, but it can also lead to dangerous situations when “the people” get the story wrong. That’s what happened when a Twitter account associated with the hacker collective Anonymous published the name…
Now this is democracy in action! Foreign Policy wants YOU YES YOU to Name! That! Op! From their Gordon Lubold’s daily email roundup: Name that op! Yesterday we noted that the current U.S. military airstrike mission over northern Iraq did… Read More ›
Between the exciting news in WikiLeaks wear, playing whack-a-mole with trolls, and the ongoing saga in Ferguson, Missouri, it’s been a busy day chez Cryptosphere, and speaking of penniless hobos we got paid so we are off to drown our… Read More ›
UPDATE: aaaand just as we hit Publish, Anonymous has taken the Ferguson City website and the St Louis County website offline. Anonymous has been busy over the last day or so, working on OpFerguson, the operation designed to bring justice… Read More ›
Originally posted on Gigaom:
Last year’s NSA revelations sparked a great deal of interest in secure messaging apps, from Threema to Telegram to TextSecure, particularly in German-speaking countries where people and businesses are highly sensitive about surveillance. Now you can…
Thanks, Siri. Nice to know she watches as many old cop shows as I do. Too bad for him she’s such a crap accomplice (she always, ALWAYS talks).