When the Ferguson, Missouri police fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown (hands in the air when shot, according to witnesses), they did what Israel hadn’t been able to do in weeks: they took the focus of Anonymous off Gaza and… Read More ›
A mega-roundup from a mega-weekend! Black Hat is over, long live Defcon (at least till Monday, that is), and we’ll always have the hangovers to remember them by. Here’s a particularly-juicy roundup of stories; some long reads, some short, and… Read More ›
Just what it says on the tin: A DIY guide for those who don’t want to wait for whisleblowers. This is The Real Thing, people, so leave your pearl-clutching at the door and get ready for shit to get real…. Read More ›
Originally posted on Betabeat:
The McMoon’s team outside of mission control. (Photo via Google) For the first time in history, an independent crew is taking control of a NASA satellite and running a crowdfunded mission. They’re doing it all from a…
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 ›
The Net; you never know what you’re gonna catch. The other day I caught up with ancient-by-internet-standards cinematic classic The Net and was surprised by a) how prescient it was b) the fact that I appear to have become Sandra… Read More ›
It’s a busy, busy week in the Cryptosphere, kittens, so we’ll keep it short, sweet, and cyber. Besides, we’re trying to pretend we’re at Defcon like all the kool kidz.
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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 ›
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!
Originally posted on WPIX 11 New York:
[trib_ndn vid=26476522] FORT WORTH (KDAF) — Someone once said, “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” That’s especially true for those in rocky relations. Seems like scorned lovers will say or do just about…
It’s a holiday up here in Best Province of Glorious Republic of Canuckistan, so today we’re stocking up on our Vitamin D at the beach. Not to worry: we’d never leave you without reading material. Here is today’s top stories… Read More ›