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)
Journalist in Turkey dies in mysterious circumstances (TheIndependent)
Syrian Women Know How to Defeat ISIS (WeeklyWonk)
FBI director to citizens: Let us spy on you (ArsTechnica)
Write to support Barrett Brown (FreeBarrettBrown)
Let Them Drown: the UK’s official response to boat people (RovingBandit)
Malware attacks have nearly doubled (HelpNet)
US is the biggest pirate nation on Earth (TorrentFreak)
Laura Poitras and Tom Engelhardt, The Snowden Reboot (TomDispatch)
You Can’t Break My Soul: Anonymous Song
Featured Image American Pop by Kevin Dooley on Flickr