Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for April 1

Press Helmet via Short Stack on Twitter

Press Helmet via Short Stack on Twitter

Happy hump day, kittens! We’re a little pressed for time today and our only source of energy at Cryptosphere HQ is Nescafe, so we’ll cut to the chase as they say in the media and the cliche’d intro text blurbs. Duck and cover, here come the links!

You can play Pac Man on Google Maps and completely ignore your colleagues’ moronic April 1 jokes (Kotaku)

The Labour Market’s Harsh Truths: America’s super-rich are the real loafers (Salon)

Why GitHub is Under Continuous Cyber Attack from China? I Dunno? Because? (Fossbytes)

Not an April Fools Joke: Pentagon Rolls Out ‘NSA-Proof’ Smartphones (DefenseOne)

OpISIS continues: 26000 ISIS supporting accounts named and shamed (TechWorm)

Except lots of those accounts are duds (NYT)

And then again, sometimes haters gonna hate because of your appallingly bad decision-making process (Salon)

Homeless Canadians brought to tears by the mean things people say about them (CBC)

The Private Email Spook Behind Hillary’s Secret Spy Network (Gawker)

Facebook illegally tracks everyone including logged out users (Shhh-cretly)

Why the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Dollars Don’t Add Up (DefenseOne)

It is time we stopped worshipping the false god of the strong individual leader. (Aeon)

How your local jail became hell: An investigation (TheWeek)

The Great Cocaine Treasure Hunt (GQ)

How security pros deal with cybercrime extortion (HelpNet)

Exclusive: Silk Road Agent Gave Bitcoin Tax Advice Prior to Arrest (CoinDesk)

Categories: Anonymous, Bitcoin, Crime, Cyber, Hackers, Hacktivism, News, Politics

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