A little more than Cyber election meddling …
SBU officers unveiled a sabotage-terrorist group of Russia’s special services in Ukraine, said SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak at a joint briefing with the Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios. The counter-intelligence agents of the Service detained seven members of the group, including two who are regular officers of Russian special services. “One more accomplice of subverters was arrested this morning,” added the Head of the SBU.
Source: SBU stops activity of sabotage-terrorist group of Russia’s special services in Ukraine – Vasyl Hrytsak (video) :: Security Service of Ukraine
Researchers demonstrate a novel attack on medical devices by using deep learning.
Source: If hackers can hide tumors in scans, what else can they hide?
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
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 […]
Source: Barr’s Redaction Process, cont’d
Julian Assange’s story is also the story of how the utopian possibilities of the internet turned into something much bleaker and more frightening.
Source: WikiLeaks and the Lost Promise of the Internet
In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group.
Source: One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority
The tech giant records people’s locations worldwide. Now, investigators are using it to find suspects and witnesses near crimes, running the risk of snaring the innocent.
Source: Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police
Don’t continue to fall for his phony pleas for sympathy, his megalomania, and his promiscuity with the facts.
Source: Julian Assange Got What He Deserved
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.
Source: Australia’s New Social Media Law Is a Mess
In an extension of the article’s logic, and on a slightly more sinister side, the following statement would have been considered outlandish and a movie fiction conspiracy theory to an uninitiate just a little over a year ago: how hard is it for a any interest — political, religious, idealogical, a mix of all, etc. group or sub-group — desiring accumulation of power or influence through any means including legislation, surveillance, or social division or unrest it can benefit from, to persuade, collude, coordinate with or ask a foreign power, entity or interest with access to or influence in FTOs or TCOs, to effectuate (catastrophic) events that can facilitate or lead to those outcomes? A lot easier than the 2016 election interference which went on mostly by independent opposing self interests. For free, personal desire, vengeance, a favor or return of one?
Hastily drafted laws passed under pressure tend to create new problems while doing little to counter threats from terrorists and violent extremists.
Source: The Consequences of Legislating Cyberlaw After Terrorist Attacks