Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for October 20

American Pop by Kevin Dooley

American Pop by Kevin Dooley

Happy Monday, kittens! We’re leaping headlong into October’s home stretch and we hope you have put the finishing touches on your Infosec Taylor Swift costumes for Halloween. The atomic clock is ticking, kittens!

Don’t want to go as the same old same old? Peruse our links roundup for more ideas. Jihadi John? Probably not a great idea, particularly in the area around Langley, Virginia. Keanu in the Matrix? Sure, as long as  you’re nowhere near Columbine. Cute Steve Jobs (with hair)? Hmmmm, now you’re talking. You can get the whole outfit at the Gap for less than a hundred bucks, and thrill all your geek girl friends.

The Bad News About the News (Brookings)

SWAT app wants to help you keep a close eye on cops (Engadget)

Journalist in Turkey dies in mysterious circumstances (TheIndependent)

The most ridiculous military operation names, ranked (Vox)

Syrian Women Know How to Defeat ISIS (WeeklyWonk)

Sweden Might Be Searching for a Stricken Russian Submarine (WarIsBoring)

Gems Bitcoin App Lets Users Earn Money From Social Messaging (Coindesk)

FBI director to citizens: Let us spy on you (ArsTechnica)

Bilderberg Meeting 2015 To Be Held in Austria Excluding Media Again (AnonHQ)

Assange fears Ecuador embassy in London bugged (RT)

Write to support Barrett Brown (FreeBarrettBrown)

Police move to clear Occupy protesters from Parliament Square (Guardian)

Spike in Malware Attacks on Aging ATMs (Krebs)

Let Them Drown: the UK’s official response to boat people (RovingBandit)

Radioactive coyotes and poisoned apples: The strange history of the Manhattan Project (Vox)

Malware attacks have nearly doubled (HelpNet)

US is the biggest pirate nation on Earth (TorrentFreak)

Laura Poitras and Tom Engelhardt, The Snowden Reboot (TomDispatch)

French ‘terror law’ declares WAR on the INTERNET itself, say digi-rights folks (TheRegister)

You Can’t Break My Soul: Anonymous Song

 

Featured Image American Pop by Kevin Dooley on Flickr

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Categories: Anonymous, Barrett Brown, File Sharing, Interwebbed, Journalists, Julian Assange, Media, Occupy, Pirates, Privacy, Rights

1 reply

  1. GReat bit about the Syrian woman and the Islamic State,good on her.The amount of ppl who are modifying vehicles to be armoured against the gunfire ,so they can be used in contact is fantastic

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