Category Archives: Cyberwar

Drones attacks

Apple Feels Reporting Drone Strikes ‘Objectionable And Crude’ And Rejects App | Techdirt. 31 August 2012 I have to say that I was gobsmacked by the logic of it all. The app is not the issue: the use of the … Continue reading

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Stuxnet malware and Siemens: cyberwar, security and other issues

Are We Talking About ‘Cyberwar’ Or Massive Incompetence? | Techdirt. 11 August 2011 An old post but given the current context of “Flame”, the new malware running around in the Middle East, still of relevance. Stuxnet, like today Flame, was … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Responsibility, Cyberwar, Offences - Hacking (unauthorised access), Offences - Theft, Offences - Unauthorised 'modification' (and co), Prevention - Security | Leave a comment

Detica, SOCA and paedophiles

How BAE Systems fights paedophiles and cyber criminals | This is Money. post by Ruth Sunderland, 26 December 2011 An interesting post one year after the controversial report published by Detica on the cost of cybercrime and commissioned by the … Continue reading

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Going back to HR protection?

Why in the first place did we go away from it is still a mistery. Well, we could be paranoid and say that some (big weapons corporations?) hyped up cyberwar and cyberthreats in general, – see the OECD report on the … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity: a lucrative sector (?)

It all started with Wikileaks (yes, yes, again!). The security firm HBGary (works for the Pentagon) boasted it has enough information on Anonymous which tried to fight back the onslaught Wikileaks was facing to turn its members to the US … Continue reading

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New Speed Cameras Can Spot Multiple Offenses At Once… And Send Off A Ticket Immediately | Techdirt

New Speed Cameras Can Spot Multiple Offenses At Once… And Send Off A Ticket Immediately | Techdirt. 11 November 2010 From the Daily Mail, (so for what it is worth, I do not know), new sets of cameras doing most … Continue reading

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Hyping issues up: distortions when it comes to internet

1 – “The Real Problem With Internet Comments Isn’t Anonymity” (TechDirt, 12 April 2010). That I would agree; people before internet could be anonymous for the better or for the worse (blackmail…). They could also be discovered and were accepting … Continue reading

Posted in Anonymity, Countries - France, Cyberwar, Investigation-2- Interception of communication, Offences - Hacking (unauthorised access), Offences - Harassment, Social networking - Facebook | Leave a comment

Google, China and Co: where do we draw the line between the acceptable and the not-so-acceptable?

A long silence, partly because I was busy scrolling down the shelves at Cambridge (UK) library for books before my fellowship at CRASSH ended. I still have a few books to read, but today I am trying to go through … Continue reading

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