Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Dec 5

Connect this Holiday Season!

Connect this Holiday Season!

Happy Friday, kittens! Are you as plugged in and illuminated as this somewhat-alarmed gent? If not, we have the cure for that: our Friday link roundup! All the cryptonews you need to get your weekend started.

Someone was Indicted in the Eric Garner Killing…The Guy that Video Taped it (TheAntiMedia)

The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare (RollingStone)

Operation Auroragold: How the NSA hacks cellphones worldwide (TheIntercept)

Inside Unit 121: The North Korean Hackers That Took Down Sony (Vocativ)

‘Kalashnikov: promoting peace and calm’ – notorious gun gets a makeover (Guardian)

The Law Firm That Works with Oligarchs, Money Launderers, and Dictators (Vice)

Why Should Anyone “Respect” the Law? (Gawker)

Go ahead and feed the homeless: Anonymous got the ban lifted (RevoNews)

Kenya arrests 77 Chinese over ‘hacking’ (AlJazeera)

City paid out $30K to settle 2012 lawsuit against chokehold cop Daniel Pantaleo (SILive)

Questlove Challenges Artists to Write Protest Songs After Mike Brown & Eric Garner Rulings (Billboard)

Anonymous Issues Lists of Demands To The Cleveland Police Department (CounterCurrent)

SO IT BEGINS: Banks Get OK for Suit Against Target to Recoup Data Breach Costs (InsuranceJournal)

10 Surveillance technologies to watch (Shhh-cretly)

Internet of Things predictions for 2015 (HelpNet)

Squashed bug opened EVERY PayPal account to hijacking (TheRegister)

The Cat Went Over Radioactive Mountain (Method)

Download o’ the Day: Investigation of the Cleveland Division of Police (DoJ)

Graphene Armor Would Be Light, Flexible and Far Stronger Than Steel (SingularityHub)



Featured Image Christmas Cliche by Bart on Flickr

Categories: Anonymous, Crime, Crypto, Cyber, Cyberwar, FBI, Hackers, Hacktivism, Leaks, News, NSA, Police, Politics, Security, Surveillance

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