Today’s loooooooong read from the dusty recesses of the distant digital past, which is to say 1993 which was 21 years ago GOD I’M OLD, comes to us from philosopher and mathematician Verner Vinge. In this seminal paper in the… Read More ›
Weaponizing Your Pets: Watch And Learn!
Today we present a charming and informative Defcon talk from Gene Bransfield of Tenacity Solutions. The subject is the very straightforward “Weaponizing Your Pets” which is something I’m sure we have all wished to do from time to time, making… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Top Cyber and Crypto TGIF Headlines!
Great news: It’s FRIDAY! You don’t have to go on. You can just sip your coffee and peruse some of the most interesting news headlines in all of the cybersphere and cryptoworld. Then unplug for two straight days and pretend… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Crypto and Cyber News for Thursday
We might as well make Ferguson its own column here, as half the daily links seem to be Fergified. Mind you, if they keep arresting the reporters, there will soon be less Ferguson news. Police Officer to Media in Ferguson:… Read More ›
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Hacked
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has revealed that between 2010 and 2013 it has been hacked three times successfully, with 17 attempts in total. Oddly, while the story is given prominent play on the UK Huffington Post, a search of the… Read More ›
Interwebbed: TGIF Cyber and Crypto Headlines
We made it to Friday, kittens! The way this week has been going I’d have lost a bet on that, for sure. But the week is ended, the weekend is hours away, and now we know that Darren Wilson killed… Read More ›
Crypto-Affirmation for the Day
If you see something, say nothing. And drink to forget. Night Vale Wise words, my friends. Wise words. Featured image Strange by Kevin Dooley on Flickr
The Best Talks at the BlackHat Conference Weren’t Even at BlackHat
Black Hat USA is the no-holds-or-hacks-barred annual conference that brings together some of the biggest names in infosec with some of the biggest names in hacking. But not all, because some are still hung over from HOPE. It’s… Read More ›
CyberVor: Understanding the billion password hack
Yesterday a small Milwaukee security company of which you have probably never heard broke the news that a group of nameless twentysomething Russian hackers had acquired a collection of 1.2 billion username/password combinations, the largest such collection in history. The internet,… Read More ›
Happy (?) Anniversary, Julian Assange!
Well, this has to be one of the most fraught and geeky organizational Facebook page updates we’ve ever seen. For the non-hackery among us (and if you were hackery, wouldn’t you be reading everything from the sourcecode, green text… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto Headlines for Today
Well, as you can see from the above, we’ve something of a SITUATION on our hands here at the Cryptosphere, so without further preamble, we hereby present the top cyber and crypto stories on the Interwebs. Enjoy! And wish us luck!
Job Post o’ the Day: Cyber is a Team Sport at the NSA
Got your resume in fighting trim? Always poking your nose where it doesn’t belong? If so, we’ve found your dream job: At NSA, knowing cyberspace matters. As a cyber professional, you will become a part of a tradition of excellence,… Read More ›