Monthly Archives: June 2017

Washington Post Report on Putin Election Hacking Leaves Major Questions Unanswered

The Washington Post’s recent article on Kremlin involvement in the 2016 election primarily questions President Obama’s reactions to it. The article points out the seriousness of the attack while contrasting it with what they consider to be Obama’s anemic response. … Continue reading

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Fireball Malware Strikes a Quarter Billion Computers

Unlike most malware, for which attribution is hard to determine, everyone knows where Fireball Malware comes from. Not only is it known to originate in China, but it is also known to be designed by the Chinese digital advertising firm, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Risk: The Julian Assange Documentary

The reviews for this documentary are all over the place. Reviewers who are firm advocates of WikiLeaks tend to over-exaggerate the film’s virtues, while those who find the organization’s actions reprehensible tend to hate it. For this reason, I tried … Continue reading

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How Xerox, Google, and The Intercept Exposed an Anonymous NSA Document Leaker

The ironically named Reality Winner was not one. Reality bites. It bites any anonymous leaker from any government agency who may be naïve enough to believe that their anonymity will be guaranteed. Likely motivated by her desire to expose Russian … Continue reading

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For Those Who Don’t Want to be Followed While Browsing

Nothing is more costly than a free service. If you think such services such as Google, Yahoo, Facebook, or Twitter are given to you for free, you have a naïve idea of how these companies make their money. The truth … Continue reading

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