Hackers and psyops and malware, oh my! It’s an action-packed news roundup for this hump day, so grab a cup of java/decaf skim latte and get hustling. Here’s all the news you need to know and some that you don’t…. Read More ›
Month: May 2015
Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto News for May 12
Happy Tuesday, kittens! We have a juicy link roundup for you today, thankfully bereft of police shootings, sparser of geopolitics, and richer in hacky hackers hacking Gibsons and DARPAbots and the like. Lucky for you we let our subscription to… Read More ›
“Creep” shamed on Facebook was actually man taking selfie with Darth Vader
Well, if the mother was REALLY interested in protecting her kids, she wouldn’t use a tv in a department store as a babysitter, would she? Vigilante justice gone wrong. A little more attention paid to one’s kids would have prevented… Read More ›
More of a prosecco girl, myself
Originally posted on charlottesayshmmm:
On Saturday I was one of 250 citizens who met at the Queens Street statue of Aneurin Bevan, to protest the Tories’ austerity measures, with the Cardiff People’s Assembly. Thankfully, it’s my democratic right to do…
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for May 11
What indeed, kittens, what indeed? I suppose you could try reading the latest cyberwar and hacktivism news. In case your existential crisis was not already deep enough. You can’t defend public libraries and oppose file sharing (Torrentfreak) You can participate… Read More ›
Beware The Invisible Acrobat Midgets: Chameleo Is Weird, In A Good Way
Sometimes my work as a book reviewer has me read things I wouldn’t necessarily pick out from a bookstore shelf. Take Chameleo: A Strange But True Story of Invisible Spies, Heroin Addiction, And Homeland Security for example. The title is curious,… Read More ›
U.S. military increases security at bases – no specific threat cited
Americans significantly up security on their military bases, for “no specific reason.” Sure, sure.
Photos: Getty Images is using Instagram to find photographers in underrepresented communities
Well, this is about the best opportunity for citizen journalists of which we’ve ever heard. Getty is validation, the equivalent of having a Harvard diploma stapled to your forehead, and it’s real money. Talented photographers should take note of this.
New book explores Harper’s manipulative, democracy-wrecking, thought control schemes
Interesting article on the Teflon PM: no matter how heinous and destructive his policies, and no matter how high-handed his behaviour, Stephen Harper is actually rising in the polls. Is Stephen Harper a sign of Canada’s self-hate, or something worse?
Interwebbed: Cyber & Crypto News for May 8
Close the book on this week, she’s a goner! Only eight more measly hours until sweet, sweet freedom during which we recover spiritual and physical strength to do it all over again. Or just top up our blood alcohol levels… Read More ›
Ontario woman charged after ‘fabricated illness’ campaign nets more than $125,000
I have been That Reporter, who looked into the supposedly-desperately-needed fundraiser and went…waitaminute. I was fifteen minutes away from publishing one “poor X” story when I got a tip that clued me in to something like $40,000 worth of graft…. Read More ›
Some IRS Employees Were Promoted After Failing to Pay Taxes, Audit Finds
Originally posted on War Dog 6 Actual: Rumor Control:
Fox News Insider via Some IRS Employees Were Promoted After Failing to Pay Taxes, Audit Finds.
Idle No More Movement Was Like ‘Bacteria,’ Says Internal RCMP Document
Originally posted on RED POWER MEDIA:
by Jorge Barrera | APTN National News The Idle No More movement was like “bacteria” that spread across the country carrying with it the potential for an outbreak of violence, according to an internal RCMP document…
Interwebbed: Cyber & Crypto News for May 7
It’s Threat Report Thursday (no, it’s not, but you know…keywords) so grab a cup of the stimulating beverage of your choice, batten down your hatches, hang on to your hat, pull yourself up by your bootstraps, and let’s see you get… Read More ›
Enforced Transparency – when hacking becomes necessary
When does a crime become a moral imperative? And what can we learn from weev, Matt DeHart, Jeremy Hammond, Barrett Brown, Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and other activists for radical transparency? An important post from the new blog, Hacktivist Culture.