Interewebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Nov 17

electronic circuit board

electronic circuit board


Happy Monday, kittens! It’s a slow start to the Cryptosphere this week, as we stayed up all weekend watching Anonymous do its thing, which it did massively, starting Friday: multiple posts on that coming soon, as well as an interview with the team behind Redhack, who liberated $670 billion YES BILLION in the name of the People. And a few other things. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Hang tight and satiate your news craving with our link roundup.

Laser-Radio Links Upgrade the Internet (MIT)


A personal gadget to block wireless surveillance drones and Google Glass (Shhh-cretly)

Putin’s G20 Flounce Game is On Point (Wealth-X)

White House and State Department systems hacked simultaneously (DefenseOne)

Remembering Peter Kassig (McClatchy)

U.S. weighs expanded CIA training, arming of Syrian allies struggling against Assad (WaPo)

Pentagon Orders Overhaul of Nuclear-Missile Squad After Cheating Scandals (NationalJournal)

Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud (AP)

Former Air Force General Debarred by General Counsel (DefenseNews)

AT&T pleads poverty (PDF via FCC)

Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state (Salon)

How to increase (or decrease) brain activity and memory (Kurzweil)

U.S. Navy Deploys Its First Laser Weapon in the Persian Gulf (Bloomberg)

How desperate does a refugee need to be to flee INTO Afghanistan? (NYT)

Bashar al-Assad and the Devil’s Bargain (FP)

The War On Sugar (MilitaryTimes)

Dotcom’s big fail, judge revokes bail, he faces jail (Torrentfreak)

Imprisoned Silk Road 2.0 “Kingpin” tweets for Bitcoin from jail (NYPost)

Forex fines show still much to do on UK banking reform: lawmakers (Reuters)

Download o’ the Day: Major Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Death Wears Bunny Slippers (MotherJones)

First Victims Of Stuxnet Served As Gateway To Natanz (HSToday)


Featured Image Electronic Circuit Board by Creativity103 on Flickr

Categories: Bitcoin, Crime, Hackers, ISIS, Jihad, Money, Navy, News, Nukes, Politics, Security, Syria, US Government, Wall Street

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