Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Nov 24

Everything is Connected

Everything is Connected

Happy Monday, kittens! Have you enjoyed your weekend of responsibility-free carousing or blissful inertia, according to your preference? Did you remember to get offline? Excellent!

Then you’ll need to do some catching up. Here’s where you start.

Michael Brown shooter Darren Wilson’s not missing: he’s just only seeing celebrities (WXII12)

Restart Game? Text Adventures Make A Comeback (FastCompany)

Did someone impersonate the KKK Grand Wizard to send the KKK after this Anonymous lawyer? (JayLeiderman)

Anonymous (and Bin Laden’s son-in-law’s) lawyer Stanley L. Cohen sentenced (NYT)

Titcoin (Titcoins)

That’s Christmas sorted: Macintosh designer is selling $1,900 replicas of Apple’s legendary pirate flag (TheVerge)

MPAA deep-sixes legal content on Google (TorrentFreak)

The Blockchain and the rise of Networked Trust (Coindesk)

Malarkey on the Potomac: Five Bedrock Washington Assumptions That Are Hot Air (Tomgram)

Worst WordPress hole for five years affects 86% of sites (TheRegister)

There are 117,339 malicious attacks per day on the internet (PWC)

Linguistic Mapping Reveals How Word Meanings Sometimes Change Overnight (MIT)

Gordon Ramsay says his father-in-law forged his signature on a $1 million property deal (WealthX)

Toronto, Ottawa police force, City of Ottawa, and Supreme Court sites briefly taken offline by SWAT-suspect-supporting hacker(s) (TorStar)

Kickstarter o’ the day: Hacker Strip is a webcomic series about real stories involving real hackers (Kickstarter)

Download o’ the day: All about Regin, the biggest threat to everything that you never heard of (PDF from Symantec)

 

Featured Image Everything is Connected by Richard P J Lambert on Flickr

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Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Attack, Bitcoin, Bugs, Canada, Copyright, Crime, Cryptocurrency, Encryption, FBI, Hackers, Media, News, Politics

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