The day after the massive cyber attack. A roundup.

This mesmerizing map shows what cyber attacks look like Mashable! by Nicole Gallucci The global cyber war is raging on, and this mesmerizing map shows just how serious it has become. Yesterday’s internet-destroying outages were caused by “amateurish” IoT malware  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Some of the internet’s most popular, well-defended services — including Twitter — … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: WhatsApp’s End-to-End Encryption…

WhatsApp Launches End-to-End Encryption All Facebook by David Cohen WhatsApp upped its security game in a big way with this week’sannouncement that it now provides full end-to-end encryption. Co-founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton announced the news in a blog post, saying that users do not need to take any actions to activate end-to-end encryption, as it is now the … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Ashley Madison leak 2.0

Ashley Madison leak 2.0: new dump is twice as large, and includes CEO’s emails  Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin Self-proclaimed Ashley Madison hackers the Impact Team today released what looks like another 20 gigabytes of ill-gotten data. The just-dropped “other shoe” includes emails from the cheater-dating website’s CEO. Swarm 3.0, over-gamified, missed its chance with me The … Read more

” “three strikes” programs don’t reduce piracy..The NSA and Your Mobile Phone…

Scholar shows “three strikes” programs don’t reduce piracy Evaluating Graduated Response, a new paper from Rebecca Giblin from the law school at Australia’s Monash University looks at the impact of “three strikes” and “graduated response” punishments for file-sharing. Countries including France, New Zealand, Taiwan, South Korea, the U.K., Ireland and the U.S. have adopted systems … Read more