Cyberculture agenda: “Twitter Reports 23 Million Users Are Actually Bots…”
An anonymous reader writes: In its most recent quarterly report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Twitter disclosed that approximately 8.5% of its users are actually bots
Edward Snowden has made us painfully aware of the government’s sweeping surveillance programs over the last year. But a new program, currently being developed at the NSA, suggests that surveillance may fuel the government’s cyber defense capabilities, too. The NSA whistleblower says the agency is developing a cyber defense system that would instantly and autonomousl
Just before midnight one night last February, Nicolas Spiegelberg’s engineering team was getting close to finding the bug. It was a nasty one—
Rodrigo Batista is the CEO of Mercado Bitcoin, the first Brazilian bitcoin exchange and one of the largest digital currency operations in Latin America. Today, Mercado lets you swap Brazilian real for both bitcoin and litecoin, another currency that exists only on the internet, but Batista will soon expand the scope of his operation.
Cyber police interrogator Akbar Taghizadeh has been sentenced to three years in prison, two years in exile,
The message arrives on my “clean machine,” a MacBook Air loaded only with a sophisticated encryption package. “Change in plans,” my contact says. “Be in the lobby of the Hotel ______ by 1 pm. Bring a book and wait for ES to find you.”
Drones are a truly exciting area right now and are constantly in the media, with so many interesting uses popping up on the Web.