Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Feb 27

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IRL Loading Please Wait Street Art via Pablo Barrera on Flickr

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 your top news links to keep you busy, entertained, and well-informed until those fascinating articles are published (assuming, of course, we don’t accidentally fall into another Sleeping Beauty coma for 16 hours again).

Attack of the Syphilis Rabbits! (TheAwl)

Emma Thompson and Her Husband Refuse to Pay Taxes Until HSBC Tax Evaders Go to Jail (BusinessInsider)

Police arrest seven in connection with hacker group ‘Anonymous Portugal’ (PortugalResident)

The Covert Origins of ISIS [UPDATED 2.11.14] (SCGNews)

CIA Torture Whistleblower Warns: ‘Wake Up, You’re Next’ (CounterCurrent)

Watchdog says FinFisher spyware violates human rights guidelines (Engadget)

And the Internet Goes Wild… FCC Vote Enshrines Net Neutrality Protections (CommonDreams)

Verizon issues furious response to FCC, in Morse code, dated 1934 (ArsTechnica)

Human Head Transplants Could Become A Reality By 2017 (IFLScience)

Everyone Wants You To Have Security, But Not from Them (Schneier)

Arizona’s Offline (BBC)

‘Jihadi John’ named as Mohammed Emwazi from London (BBC)

Turbotax: the choice of hackers! (Gawker)

Maybe Just Leave That Proprietary Trading Code At The Office (Dealbreaker)

Whistle-blowing to get much, much more lucrative (WSJ)

3 new tools that can detect hidden malware (NetworkWorld)

Hedge Fund Manager Sentenced To 5 Years For Scamming Veterans, Retirees, Hurricane Katrina Victims (HedgeCo)

Lenovo vs Lizard Squad (TechWire)

Product of the month:

Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Attack, CIA, Crime, Crypto, Cyber, FBI, Fraud, Hackers, Hacktivism, Hedge Funds, Interwebbed, ISIS, Leaks, Lizard Squad, News, NSA

2 replies

  1. Who doesn’t need a WankBand?…..erm….most of the ppl on this planet…


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