Interwebbed: Post-Labour Day Cyber and Crypto News

a knotty problem

a knotty problem

Well, I suspect I don’t have to tell you there’s one and only one top story today and it begins with P.O.R.N. and ends with Jennifer Lawrence’s lawyer buying a yacht. Let’s get to our lazy post-Labour Day pr0n-infused link roundup, shall we?

The Masked Avengers: How Anonymous incited online vigilantism from Tunisia to Ferguson (The New Yorker)

Zoolander Redux: British Activist goes on trial for defamation in Thailand (AFP)

Second hacking crew joins Syrian Electronic Army on Team Assad (TheRegister)

Thoughts That Can’t Be Thought and Ideas That Can’t Be Formed: The Promise of Smart Drugs (PacificStandard)

The little bank that couldn’t, and might bring down half of Europe (WSJ)

Bank of America seeks to stiff regulators for its $1.27 billion “Hustle” (Reuters)

and now I have that stupid song stuck in my head. Thanks, BoA.

Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects (MIT)

How the NSA Helped Turkey Kill Kurdish Rebels (TheIntercept)

Krebs Kash: Fun With Funny Money (Krebs)

China’s Bad Bank Clean Up Crew (FT)

The Tragedy of Islamic State’s Japanese Hostage (WarIsBoring)

MUTANT EBOLA!!!! (WaPo)

Meet the British Crown Dependencies Vying To Become Bitcoin Island (Coindesk)

5 things infosec can learn from adventure games (HelpNetSecurity)

Everything We Know About the Alleged Celeb Nude “Trading Ring” and Leak (You were totally waiting for this one, weren’t you? We know our readers) (Gawker)

Jennifer Lawrence Naked Pictures: Anonymous Hacker Behind Nude Photos Leak Speaks, Claims He ‘Isn’t A Hacker, Just A Collector’ (HuffPo)

Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photo Leak Isn’t A “Scandal.” It’s A Sex Crime. (Forbes)

 

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Categories: Anonymous, Banks, Bitcoin, Counterfeiting, Drugs, Gaming, Hackers, Hacktivism, ISIS, Leaks, Money, Syria, Syrian Electronic Army, Wall Street, War

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