Interwebbed: Cyber & Crypto News for May 5

Robby the Robot: Into The Unknown! by JD Hancock on Flickr

Robby the Robot: Into The Unknown! by JD Hancock on Flickr

Happy Cinco de Mayo, kittens. In the dreary, endless hours until Margarita O’Clock, we have all the crypto and cyber news that IS cheesily keyworded news links, right here for your delectication. So, what are you waiting for? Delect away!

The FBI has declassified files on Boston’s former mayor Thomas Menino, and wow. Just wow. For reals. (FBI)

Why, if you can’t trust Facebook with your privacy, golly gee, who CAN you trust? And it seems…wait, are you sitting down? Pearls clutched? Why Facebook’s platform is a privacy nightmare: tracks users on partner sites, allows telcos to track (Medianama)

Back to the future’s past: Why Scientific American’s predictions from ten years ago have never come true (Gizmodo)

Ching Shih-Ra: Female pirates are real, and here is their story. What are you still doing here, fool, CLICK! (Ozy)

Learn the Lingo: What the freaking heck is an “ass baton???” (TheAtlantic)

Hold on to your hairpins; Sally Beauty Supply has been hacked to the roots! (CyberCrew)

The mechaniccs of OCD. The mechanies of OCD. The mechanics of OCD. (ScientificAmerican)

Serious accident at Los Alamos this past weekend, two in the hospital (KOB4)

Make your reservations now: NASA’s got just tested an engine that could take you to Mars in ten days (TechWorm)

“I love you” virus turned 15 yesterday. Only three more years until you can love it back (NakedSecurity)

It’s been 40 years since the Kent State Massacre, and all that’s changed is that now they’re shooting more of us (WSWS)

From the Department of Everything Is Illegal: Drone operator tased by park rangers for photographing erupting volcano:

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

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