Category Archives: Anonymous and Co

Cybersecurity: human failure, data leaking and knowledge of it all

Hackers Get Personal Info On 12-Million Apple Users… From An FBI Laptop | Techdirt. 4 September 2012 I like the story in that the FBI spies (illegally probably, and if legally it raises questions of human rights) and the hackers … Continue reading

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LulzSec

Lulzera bien qui lulzera le dernier | Chaire de recherche du Canada en sécurité, identité et technologie. Benoit Dupont, 6 march 2012 In French, but with links to documents in English about LulzSec arrests and co. The title of the … Continue reading

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Anonymous

Anonymous 101: Introduction to the Lulz | Threat Level | Wired.com. November 8, 2011 an excellent piece, refered to by Masnick on Techdirt, “understanding Anonymous: the culture of Lulz” 9 November 2011 (thanks). For me who is not a tech … Continue reading

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The Pirate Bay: offshore?

The Pirate Bay Claims It’s Going To Host The Site Via Drones Flying Over International Waters | Techdirt. 19 March 2012 Reading the post, I thought of Radio Caroline in the sixties: some people set up the radio to hear … Continue reading

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Overhypes and consequences

As CISPA Hits Congress, Cybersecurity Company Hypes The Fear Of Anonymous | Techdirt. 24 April 2012 not sure the survey (that says that over 50% of Americans fear Anonymous and co) is reliable given that it is a security company … Continue reading

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