Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Feb 12

Anonymous Pondering: Anonymous #2 by Mattia Notari - Foto on Flickr

Anonymous Pondering: Anonymous #2 by Mattia Notari – Foto on Flickr

Good morning, kittens! We’re back to our regular posting schedule, just in time to get in all those juicy Eastern websites before the weekend hits and everyone disappears into a bottle of vodka, a Netflix binge, and series of obnoxious and mendacious Facebook updates (“Out on the town with my Canadian girlfriend, prolly getting hot sex later all nite, see you loozers Monday LOL”).

And not a moment too soon. Because staff here at Cryptosphere Global Editorial Headquarters need the weekend off. Their Canadian girlfriend is coming to town, you see, and …

To the links!

Watch the trailer for Guy Richie’s The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (io9)

Anonymous Gears Up for #OpDeathEaters Tweetstorm Friday the 13th (AnonOpsSweden)

Russia moves to ban TOR (TheStack)

Trickster Makes This Web: The Ambiguous Politics of Anonymous (Boundary2)

Russian Banker: I Am Totes Not Spy. Spy? What It Means, This Word ‘Spy?’ (Dealbreaker)

10 obscure technologies that could change the world (ITWorld)

The New Windows 10 Release is Attracting the Attention of Criminals—and Not Why You Might Expect (Cyveillance)

Should We Be Afraid of Robots (Newsweek)

US plots to KILL hackers – with bureaucracy! (TheRegister)

How public Wi-Fi puts unprotected users at risk (HelpNet)

Holding Data Hostage: The Perfect Internet Crime? (MIT)

It’ll take more than $22 million to end military suicides (WarIsBoring)

Big Banks Pay Military Families $123 Million for Illegal Forclosures (AmericasNavy)

We Need to Have a Conversation about Domestic Extremism Now (Insite)

Anti-Muslim hate crimes are still five times more common today than before 9/11 (WaPo)

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Categories: Anonymous, Attack, Banks, Bigotry, Censorship, Cold War, Crime, Crypto, Cyber, FBI, Futurism, Hackers, Hacktivism, News, NSA, Oligarchs

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