Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for March 23

Emerald Warrior by the US Army on Flickr

Emerald Warrior by the US Army on Flickr

Today is the first day of the rest of #SabuWeek, kittens! I’ll bet you’re excited! Yes, for the next five days we will feature one article a day on the social-climbingest, hottub-hoppingest snitch since Judas Iscariot. We promise crunchy tidbits of actual news as well as wall-to-wall lulz. Why? Because we need to buy a new house to go with those new boots and jacket the hate-clicks have already brought us, that’s why. As they used to say on the Thunderbirds, Stand By For ACTION!

While you’re waiting, here are the top headlines from around the Cryptosphere. Enjoy!

You probably won’t read this, but you should (AlJazeera)

Is technology making us more resilient or more vulnerable? (Aeon)

National Security ‘Experts’ Are Bullshitting Us Into Another Quagmire (WarIsBoring)

MS Word metadata shows chemical industry lobbyists wrote the Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (SFGate)

Hacking BIOS chips: not just for the NSA anymore! (Wired)

Identifiable Images of Bystanders Extracted from Corneal Reflections (PLOS)

Montreal students announce Maple Spring protests in response to austerity measures (RevNews)

Accused hacker should pay defense cost, prosecutors say (Seattle Times)

Keep Calm and Verify: How to tell if a data dump is real or fake (DarkReading)

How file-sharers can ruin their privacy (TorrentFreak)

Token Sales and The US’ Impressionistic Securities Laws (CoinDesk)

Preventing the next multi-million dollar Bitcoin theft (DeepDotWeb)

Can you say “Blowback” in Spanish? (Tomgram)

Vintage photos of Chicago, gangster’s paradise (DangerousMinds)

Want to hide your metadata? You probably can’t (TheRegister)

 

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Categories: Activism, Bitcoin, Crime, Cyber, Hackers, Media, News, Politics

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