Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for St Patrick’s Day

Keyboard Green by Håkan Dahlström on Flickr

Keyboard Green by Håkan Dahlström on Flickr

Happy St Patrick’s Day, kittens! St Paddy is the patron saint of Ireland, and also the patron saint of engineers, which is as close as the Catholic Church gets to recognizing nerds, officially. He was also the first to use the shamrock as a metaphor to explain Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.

Sure and we’re not to be keeping you from your revels with our horrible jokes and all. Here’s the craic in the Cryptosphere today.

Anonymous releases list of 9200 alleged ISIS social media accounts (AntiMedia)

Secrets of the Stingray! Like, it exists (NYT)

How James Foley gave up escape for friend – former hostage explains (Guardian)

Hackers for Charity & the strategic importance of third world equatorial presence for hackers (weev, on Livejournal)

Anonymous accuses Facebook of taking the side of ISIS (LibertyBeacon)

Police Nab State Department ‘Peeping Tom’ After He’s Out On Bail For Child Porn Charge (DailyBeast)

Ostracized and Threatened: 20 Years of Investigative Reporting in the Balkans (ReportersWithoutBorders)

Canadian Government orders federal departments to keep tabs on all demonstrations across country (OttawaCitizen)

This Black Box Can Brute Force Crack iPhone PIN Passcodes (Intego)

The Sting: How the FBI Created a Terrorist (TheIntercept)

FBI’s Plan to Expand Hacking Power Advances Despite Privacy Fears (NationalJournal)

The Veteran Vision Project: Picturing PTSD in Veterans, a photoessay (Imgur)

Hacker holds South Korean nuclear plant to ransom (WeLiveSecurity)



Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Cyber, Hackers, Hacktivism, Media, News, Politics

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