Archive for the ‘security’ Category

Jargon Watch: Stochastic Terrorism Lets Bullies Operate in Plain Sight

January 21st, 2019
It takes a master demagogue to weaponize unstable individuals and aim them at political enemies.

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How to Find Your Netflix Freeloaders—and Kick Them Out

January 20th, 2019
Sharing is caring. But it's worth checking if your streaming accounts have picked up any suspicious stragglers along the way

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DNC Accuses Russia, ACLU Sues ICE, and More Security News This Week

January 19th, 2019
Trump dominated security headlines this week, but there's plenty of other news to catch up on.

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If Trump Told Cohen to Lie, Impeachment Is Coming

January 18th, 2019
An explosive new report from Buzzfeed News makes the impeachment of Donald Trump not just possible, but likely.

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Trump’s Missile Defense Plan Creates More Problems Than It Solves

January 18th, 2019
The Trump administration has presented its Missile Defense Review, and yes, there are lasers.

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How the Feds Failed to Track Thousands of Separated Children

January 17th, 2019
Ad hoc systems and haphazard databases made the Trump administration’s cruel border separation policies somehow even worse.

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Be Careful Using Bots on Telegram

January 17th, 2019
Introducing a bot to a secure Telegram conversation downgrades the level of encryption—without providing any visual cues.

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How Trump Could Wind up Making Globalism Great Again

January 17th, 2019
OK, so it was never great in the first place. But the rise of rank nationalists could finally—perversely—spark an era of progress and cooperation for all humanity.

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An Astonishing 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach

January 17th, 2019
Collection #1 appears to be the biggest public breach yet, with millions of unique passwords sitting out in the open.

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Trump Must Be a Russian Agent; the Alternative Is Too Awful

January 16th, 2019
We know a lot about the “what” of the Mueller probe’s findings. The crucial questions now focus on the “why.”

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