Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto Connection News

Connection by PistoCasero on Flickr

Connection by PistoCasero on Flickr

Happy Monday, kittens! It’s a whole new week to tackle, and we’re here to make sure that you do it absolutely chock-full of cyberwar and hacktivism news.

Beverage in hand? Breakfast in belly? Very well, let’s begin.

Canadians politely sue their central bank, and win (OrilliaPacket)

Gamer SWATted in front of 60,000 witnesses (Kotaku)

Aaron Swartz stood up for freedom and fairness – and was hounded to his death (Guardian)

Celtic666 hacks into Chipotle Twitter account (Gawker)

Who hates Utah? 300 million DDoS attempts per day (SLTrib)

SwissLeaks lifts the lid on secret banking practices, reveals profound corruption (ICIJ)

Anonymous OpISIS destroys thousands of ISIS-supporting social media accounts (AnonHQ)

The “Cyber-Patriot” competition brings schoolchildren to the attention of military recruiters, universities (NBC)

Anonymous hacked the website of the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz (SecurityAffairs)

Read the Transcript of Silk Road’s Boss Ordering 5 Assassinations (Wired)

Pirate Site’s Deal with Cops Backfires (TorrentFreak)

Muslim backlash against ISIS immolation (Insite)

The government’s cyberterrorism ‘concerns’ are a pretext for their own hacking operations (Jeremy Hammond in the Guardian)

2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study Reports (HP)

Meet The Man Who Finds Your Stolen Passwords (PopularMechanics)

Al Qaeda’s Latest ‘Inspire’ Magazine Dedicated To Bombing Airliners, Inspiring Lone Wolf Attacks (HSToday)

Snowden leaks LEGALISED GCHQ’s ‘illegal’ dragnet spying, rules British tribunal (TheRegister)

The Soviets Trained to Fight Under Nuclear Detonations (WarIsBoring)

Lizard Squad want to be Dread Pirates Robert? (DeepDotWeb)

Currency Wars, Commodities, & Deflation (CoinTelegraph)

The Acceleration of Acceleration: How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected (SingularityHub)

Selfie Culture at the Intersection of the Corporate and the Surveillance States (CounterPunch)

Categories: Aaron Swartz, Activism, Anonymous, Banks, Bitcoin, Botnet, Canada, Crime, Cryptocurrency, Cyber, Hackers, Hacktivism, Lizard Squad, News

2 replies

  1. Fascinating IS link and Lizard Squad link,fan koo


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