Monthly Archives: December 2017

State-sponsored Malware Shuts Down Middle East Industry

FireEye is not giving much information about which specific industrial target was shut down by the newly designated Triton Trojan.  We only know that it was an industry that was a part of the country’s “critical infrastructure”. They are, however, … Continue reading

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Making Self-Driving Cars Hallucinate

There’s a rumbling on the horizon. It’s the sound of a paradigm shift: A paradigm shift in hacking. This change is to hacking what gene therapy is to traditional surgery. Both seek to attain some outcome by manipulating deeper levels … Continue reading

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Target Secret Shopper Job Scam Arrives in Time for the Holidays

It’s the holiday season, and many people would like to pick up a little extra cash. Sadly, online scammers are well aware of this and are using this need to their own advantage. Among the many scams that routinely appear … Continue reading

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How a Surveillance State Becomes an Obedience State

When I was interviewing for a job at a large educational institution in South Korea, the Korean American administrator who interviewed me tried to sell the place by bragging that they had cameras in every classroom and every office. Cameras … Continue reading

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