Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto News for Dec 21

Je Suis Agrabah

Je Suis Agrabah via Imtiaz Popat on Fedbook

Happy Monday, kittens! Today, we’re thinking of the poor MENA-region city of Agrabah, which is completely imaginary, and which 41% of Trump supporters support bombing. We are also thinking of the Marx Brothers’ famously tasty Duck Soup, and of not living on this planet anymore.

Let’s have a cup of life-affirming coffee together and somehow soldier on. To the news!

PharmaDoucheBro’s Twitter’s been hacked (Twitter) Couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. Like Soulja Boy

Inside the American bombing of the MSF hospital (SMH)

Christian female fighters take on the Islamic State in Syria (TimesOfIsrael)

Turkey detains two suspects with 148 authentic passports (Hurriyet)

Hillary Clinton Says She Wants a Manhattan Project for Encryption. The Fuck? (Gizmodo)

US Government inadvertently confirms “sensitive, ongoing law enforcement proceeding” against WikiLeaks (Cryptome)

Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace (Wolfram)

Hasty, Fearful Passage of Cybersecurity Bill Recalls Patriot Act (TheIntercept)

Satoshi Nakamoto Writes To CoinTelegraph About The Nobel Prize (CoinTelegraph)

Could cyberattack on Turkey be a Russian retaliation? (Telegraph)

But wait…

Anonymous claims to be behind DDoS attack on Turkey (HackRead)

The FBI is investigating Juniper’s big, embarrassing security hole (BusinessInsider)

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders call for Edward Snowden to face trial (Guardian)

Bad Poetry, Great Booze: The Story Of The Hidden Bootlegger’s Manual (NPR)

Jackpot-fixing investigation expands to more state lotteries (ChicagoTribune)

The surrealist artist who trolled Nazi funerals (e-flux)

I may get that chariot pulled by Woolly Mammoths after all! (HufPo)

Date set for Lauri Love’s case against the NCA (FreeLauri)

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Categories: Activism, Ada Lovelace, Anonymous, Bitcoin, Crime, Cyber, Encryption, FBI, Hackers, Hacktivism, Lauri Love, Media, News, Politics, Turkey, War

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