Seriously? NSA Knew North Korea Hacked Sony Because It Hacked North Korea First

By: Tuesday January 20, 2015 12:00 pm

What’s wrong with this picture? We all famously know the U.S. government directly blamed North Korea for the Sony hack, allegedly in retaliation for the sad Seth Rogen “comedy” The Interview. Serious questions arose almost immediately about how the U.S. could be so sure it was the boys from Pyongyang at fault, and not some [...]


Cyber Threats Yet Another Frontier in Anti-choice Arsenal

By: Wednesday June 6, 2012 3:48 pm

Since Roe v. Wade was decided 39 years ago, reproductive health centers have taken security of person and property extremely seriously, installing motion detectors, screening incoming mail, and paying close attention to menacing protesters. Most have developed, or have tried to develop, close ties with law enforcers in an attempt to deter would-be terrorists. Furthermore, they’ve been schooled to recognize potential hazards—suspicious packages, unattended bags, and tiny holes through which foul smelling butyric acid might be injected into buildings.

Now, however, a new concern has entered the fray: Hacking.

Liveblogging House Oversight Committee Hearing on Cybersecurity

By: Thursday July 7, 2011 7:04 am

Live blogging of the House Oversight Committee Hearing on Cybersecruity. Rep. Darrel Issa being himself. Can you say “Viper”?

“Misrepresentations in the Cybersphere,” or, Why Congress Shouldn’t Touch the Internet

By: Sunday June 27, 2010 4:00 pm

Joe Lieberman’s Senate Homeland Security committee passed this week a “cybersecurity” bill that would expand the President’s powers and control of the Internet in a national emergency. In addition to Lieberman, the bill’s sponsors include Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and Susan Collins (R-ME). But it was Collins’ defense of the bill that should send shivers up the spines of anyone who cares about the Internet.

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