If hackers can hide tumors in scans, what else can they hide?

Researchers demonstrate a novel attack on medical devices by using deep learning.

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Schiff and Nunes: Mueller ‘Must Brief’ Intel Committee—And Turn Over All His Materials

But the more revealed, reveals more unknowns that Mueller could or did not figure out.

The intel committee’s top Republican and top Democrat have been openly fighting for more than a year. But there’s one thing they agree on: They need to hear from Robert Mueller.

Source: Schiff and Nunes: Mueller ‘Must Brief’ Intel Committee—And Turn Over All His Materials

Barr’s Redaction Process, cont’d

I like the redaction-like 6-PgDn blank space at the bottom of the article. This page intentionally left blank …

Attorney General William Barr testified at length last week, in the House and the Senate, about his ongoing process of redacting the Mueller Report in anticipation of sharing it with Congress and the public this Thursday.  There was nothing especially new or groundbreaking in those parts of his testimony.  Barr did, however, say one thing […]

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WikiLeaks and the Lost Promise of the Internet

Julian Assange’s story is also the story of how the utopian possibilities of the internet turned into something much bleaker and more frightening.

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Julian Assange Got What He Deserved

Don’t continue to fall for his phony pleas for sympathy, his megalomania, and his promiscuity with the facts.

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Australia’s New Social Media Law Is a Mess

The post-Christchurch law creates new offenses and liability, including imprisonment and huge fines for failing to take down violent content. But it is riddled with ambiguities.

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Techies Snicker at Secret Service Agent’s Mar-a-Lago Malware

‘The thumb drive’s behavior was “very out of the ordinary,” Ivanovich added.’

I’d say that is a keen observation but at least there was some level or transparency in the virus.

An agent stuck one of the USB drives from an unannounced Chinese national’s electronics stash into his agency computer, infecting it—and prompting widespread derision.

Source: Techies Snicker at Secret Service Agent’s Mar-a-Lago Malware

Real Problems with ‘Fake News’

Bottom Line Up Front In India, the world’s largest democracy, politics continue to be disrupted by ‘fake news’ and deliberate disinformation campaigns targeting the nation’s elections. ‘WhatsApp’ is used by more than 200 million Indians and plays a central role in the spread of false news while also feeding hyper-nationalistic rhetoric. Because WhatsApp messaging … Continue reading “Real Problems with ‘Fake News’”

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5 Very Important Things About the World Nobody Knows

The future will be determined by a handful of big questions that don’t yet have answers.

How did this guy get “digital penetration” into SIGINT? (pun) He knew some would Google it. Add another one to a handful of big questions!

“It’s not like we are totally ignorant, of course. The United States has been a world leader in signals intelligence (including digital penetration) for a long time, so there’s every reason to believe it is still very, very good at it.”

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