Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for April 21

Star Trek Space Selfie by AstroSamantha on Twitter

Star Trek Space Selfie by AstroSamantha on Twitter

We have achieved Peak Nerd, kittens. Italian Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took a selfie aboard the International Space Station in full Star Trek regalia, then tweeted it. There may be coffee in that there Nebula, as she claims, but there’s pure gold in this shot.

Now, from that big picture to some big picture scenarios a little closer to home. To the news!

A Colorado Biker Who Calls Himself ‘Necromancer’ Is Fighting ISIS In Iraq (DailyBeast)

Julian Assange: How the Guardian Milked Edward Snowden’s Story (Newsweek)

One of Today’s Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn’t Pay His Rent. Now He’s in PR. (Slate)

Seven Ways to Support People in Prison (TruthOut)

Iceland looks at ending boom and bust with radical money plan (TheTelegraph)

1.5 Million Missing Black Men (NYT)

Global Homeless Day is coming (GlobalHomelessDay)

Escape or Die: the true story of a crew captured by pirates (TheNewYorker)

Mt Gox LEAKED Bitcoin for years before heist, says WizSec (TheRegister)

GTA “Leaks” contain malware, poison thousands of systems (CyberWarZone)

‘The Forever War’ Is Forever Relevant: an interview with Joe Haldeman (WarIsBoring)

NY and NJ Hate Payday Lending, Are Heavily Invested in Huge Payday Lender (DealBreaker)

Use of encryption continues to rise (HelpNet)

The secret plot behind the creation of ISIS (Vox)

Anonymous Leaked Israeli Fab Defense Site’s Information for #OpIsrael (Cyberguerrilla)

Reasons Not to Use Facebook (Stallman)

Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Bigotry, Bitcoin, Black Hat, Conspiracy, Crime, Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Cyber, Edward Snowden, Encryption, Facebook, Gaming, Hackers, Hacktivism, Interwebbed, Journalists, Julian Assange, News, ro0ted

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  1. Reblogged this on hactivist culture.


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