Towards a less-dystopian cyberpunk future: tech standards we need to expect from vendors: https://joncamfield.com/blog/2019.02/cyberpunk-standards
Great report on DNS poisoning/phishing in Venezuela: https://vesinfiltro.com/noticias/Phishing_impulsado_por_gobierno_de_Venezuela/ ; lighter-weight but in english coverage here: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3mdxm/venezuela-government-hack-activists-phishing
You're way too late to get this by xmas, but a heads up that in 2019, the current Malicious Content deck is going to no longer bundle the Internet Freedom Bonus Pack cards, so get it while you can! https://malicious-content.com/ (Don't panic; it'll be a while before I can get Linux desktop publishing apps to produce a new card deck)
Amazon filed a patent to pair facial recognition surveillance with a doorbell camera.
"Simply walking up to a friend’s house could result in your face, your fingerprint, or your voice being flagged as 'suspicious' and delivered to a government database..."
"Make cyber not cyber" -- thanks for that one @violetblue https://io9.gizmodo.com/today-cyber-means-war-but-back-in-the-1990s-it-mean-1325671487
If you see activity from me today during #WomenBoycottTwitter, it's coming from my Mastodon.Social account. Come, escape the dumpster fire!
Other interesting things from the morning is the Google translate of this alert from the Security Service of #Ukraine which is warning of a "possible large-scale cyberattack on state structures and private companies". The alert says that it's likely to rely on software updates, which would mean a lot of machines are already rigged. https://www.ssu.gov.ua/ua/news/1/category/21/view/4013#.hEB2DSFZ.dpbs
For the VPN spammers who "reach out to me" because I link to https://ssd.eff.org: I know better. I actually read the link.
Hey, anyone want to join me in adding X-JAM-ECHELON headers back into their email? The glory of the 90s is alive: https://www.wired.com/1999/10/hackers-ascend-upper-echelon
Some of the technical methods the Catalonia independence movement employed to counter censorship and internet attacks launched by the Spanish government.
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