Little Brother by Cory Doctorow was such an inspirational book for. I can't wait to read the final in the series, Attack Surface https://www.wired.com/story/his-writing-radicalized-young-hackers-now-he-wants-to-redeem-them/
I forgot to toot this yesterday, but I'm doing a reddit AMA on r/privacy today! Check it out an ask me anything https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/j89kpo/im_micah_lee_director_of_infosec_for_the/
Feds are using sophisticated electronic surveillance against protesters in Portland. I wrote about how you can protect your Constitutionally protected privacy and freedom of assembly rights against these threats https://theintercept.com/2020/09/25/surveillance-sim-cloning-protests-protect-phone/
You should follow Distributed Denial of Secrets on here. They've been draconianly suspended from Twitter for publishing BlueLeaks, an 270gb archive of leaked police documents @ddosecrets
Sorry to post Twitter stuffs here but:
Easily automate deleting your old tweets, likes, and DMs with Semiphemeral (my Twitter privacy antifascist service)
How to Defend Against Pegasus, NSO Group's Sophisticated Spyware https://tech.firstlook.media/how-to-defend-against-pegasus-nso-group-s-sophisticated-spyware
I'm about to do a Reddit AMA about BlueLeaks, the 269gb hack of police data, with Mara Hvistendahl from The Intercept. We've been digging into the data and reporting on it -- ask any questions you have! https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/i3nnup/were_an_investigative_reporter_and_the_director/
Law enforcement scoured protestor communications and exaggerated threats to Minneapolis cops, documents from #BlueLeaks show https://theintercept.com/2020/06/26/blueleaks-minneapolis-police-protest-fears/
"it's unclear why DDoSecrets was banned for republishing hacked material while Wikileaks has been doing the same for years while retaining its Twitter account" https://www.businessinsider.com/blueleaks-twitter-bans-ddosecrets-account-published-secret-police-files-2020-6
Is the Whonix project run by fascists? https://micahflee.com/2020/06/is-the-whonix-project-run-by-fascists/
If you want to share a file with a friend or colleague, you don't have to trust a third party service. You can use OnionShare.
The newest version even lets you publish static websites as onion services.
https://blog.torproject.org/new-version-onionshare-makes-it-easy-anyone-publish-anonymous-uncensorable-websites-0 onionshare.org #onionizetheweb
What Social Distancing Looked Like in 1666 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/29/opinion/covid-plague-samuel-pepys.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytopinion
I reverse engineered and deobfuscated a malicious Excel document that came in a phishing email. Here's the write-up https://tech.firstlook.media/reverse-engineering-obfuscated-excel-4-macro-malware
How to Pick a Video Conferencing Platform https://tech.firstlook.media/how-to-pick-a-video-conferencing-platform
I just released dangerzone 0.1.2 (Linux only)!
It's a small release that adds support to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, which means it now works in Linux Mint, Elementary OS, and other Ubuntu derivatives.
Installation instructions here https://github.com/firstlookmedia/dangerzone/wiki/Installing-Dangerzone#debian-or-ubuntu
I write lots of code, do some journalism, and direct information security at the Intercept
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!