Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto News for Dec 2

Elf on the Shelf taken hostage by ISIS by Justin King on DailyHaze

Elf on the Shelf taken hostage by ISIS via Justin King on DailyHaze

Interwebbed is back, bitches! Bringing you all the breaking ISIS/Surveillance Elf negotiations as they happen (or a couple of days after, whatever, like we’d miss the little snitch). And all the rest of the top cyber and crypto news as well. Grab a cup of java and brace yourself for the breakingest news this side of Fine China Daily.

Code Breakers: A 400-Year History of Cryptanalysis (FBI)

DHS Giving Firms Free Penetration Tests (Krebs)

OPM Just Now Figured Out How Much Data It Owns (DefenseOne)

Former BlackBerry Execs Create A Chip That Can See Through Walls Using Wireless Signals (Forbes)

Isis mocked with rubber ducks as internet fights terror with humour (Guardian)

Packing Advice from a War Correspondent (Carryology)

The History of SQL Injection, the Hack That Will Never Go Away (Hacoder)

Walmart spied on workers’ Tweets, blogs before protests (TheRegister)

Hacker Outs Himself as FBI ‘Snitch’ and Claims He Helped Track Down ISIS (Motherboard)

The Most Canadian Story of All Time: Quebecers respond en masse to knit tuques for Syrian refugees (CBC)

Scenes from Daily Life in the de Facto Capital of ISIS (VanityFair)

How to Report on Anonymous (anonymous)

Scope of Secretive FBI National Security Letters Revealed by First Lifted Gag Order (TheIntercept)

Targeting racist trolls by putting their comments on billboards (BBC)

Petition o’ the Day: Homeless facing death on Canada’s streets, ask the UN to supply heated tents (Change)

What to Do in an Active Shooter Situation (ArtOfManliness)

You, Too, Can Get Married on the Blockchain (Backchannel)

Japan probes mystery boats carrying decomposing bodies drifting off its coast (LATimes)

Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Blockchain, Crime, Cryptocurrency, Cyber, FBI, Hackers, Hacktivism, Informants, Interwebbed, ISIS, News, NSA, Politics, Scams, Security

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