Lauri Love is a 30-year-old hacktivist from Stradishall, UK who was indicted in July of 2014 on charges of conspiracy, causing damage to a protected computer, access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. In that case he and his unnamed crewmates are… Read More ›
Month: February 2015
Domestic Terror: #Anonymous’ #OpDeathEaters Responds to Arrest of Daniel Rosen, State Department Counterterrorism Capo
Anonymous, that group of masked “terrorists” who have taken on everything from ISIS to tiger hunters to high school bullies to the credit card industry has a new target this week. That would be Daniel Rosen, the US State Department’s Director… Read More ›
Sentencing hearing for men in Ponzi scheme
Believe it or not, Ponzi schemes are HUGE in Canada, where we do not have RICO statutes to club them over the head with. Although the schemes may be based here, they often prey on victims from other nations, particularly… Read More ›
SF’s real income inequality issue isn’t hipsters priced out of homes — It’s the homeless
It’s about time somebody pointed this out. San Francisco has always had a significant homeless population but now, with housing pressure greater than it has ever been, the situation is more desperate, for more people, than ever before.
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Feb 27
Happy Friday, TGIF, and all that, kittens! We are at last all caught up on our sleep from the two all-nighters we’ve pulled this week, and today’s articles should blow the doors off, so stand by. In the meanwhile, here are… Read More ›
What You Need To Know About Asylum in the UK
Very interesting. As the world’s population becomes more mobile, becoming a refugee becomes a choice for many millions of people who previously did not have the option. How we treat those refugees, people who by definition have chosen our country… Read More ›
Target Says Credit Card Data Breach Cost It $162M In 2013-14
Or approximately as much as their failure in Canada. Note that this number, while impressive, does not include the upcoming lawsuits from people whose data was irresponsibly risked. The hack exposed the fact that Target was both collecting and storing… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Feb 25
We’re halfway to the weekend, kittens, and you can practically smell the sea breeze and pollen, can’t you? There are still a couple of days before you can bugger off to the beach or hole up in your dingy and… Read More ›
The Illuminati Want YOU!
As a cyberwar and hacktivist news site, The Cryptosphere has long kept track on the shady international cabal of one percenters, Beyonce fans, and possible alien invaders known as The Illuminati. Occasionally, we even receive correspondence purporting to come from… Read More ›
Hackers Spend 200+ Days Inside Systems Before Discovery
Originally posted on LibertasIntel:
It’s getting harder for organizations to spot when they’ve been breached, despite the average time taken to detect an incursion dropping to 205 days, according to the latest annual M-Trends report from FireEye. Drawing on the…
Matt DeHart Denied Refugee Status: Looking to the Future With Tor Ekeland and Jesselyn Radack
American Matt DeHart, former Anon, former US soldier, former refugee claimant, is facing a new and very involuntary life back in The Land of the Free, having been denied refugee status in Canada, the country to which he fled after… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Feb 24
Morning, kittens! Are you all bright eyed, bushy tailed, and ready to start your day with the very best roundup of cyber and crypto and other buzzword links the internet has to offer? Splendid. Let’s begin! The Reddit-est thing in… Read More ›
The Oscars, Academy Awards, Hollywood Heroism: From ‘Citizen-four’ and ‘Selma’ to ‘American Sniper’; Martin Luther King, Edward Snowden and Chris Kyle and America’s Addiction to Violence.
Originally posted on Fahrenheit451Bookstore :
? The United States’ addiction to violence is partly evident in the heroes it chooses to glorify. Within the last few months, three films appeared that offer role models, however flawed, to young people while…
Snowden Does Reddit
The Post-Oscar AMA. Welcome to the 21st Century, where nonfiction>fiction as well as stranger.
Is Infocommunism A Real Danger? The Circle by Dave Eggers
Does the amount of things that Google knows about you scare you? In my last review, I discussed Angwin’s Dragnet Nation. This week, I’m reviewing a fictional representation of this idea pushed to its extreme: a network so all… Read More ›