Cyberculture agenda: It took 40 minutes to be hacked for Unsecured Internet of Things gadgets…

Unsecured Internet of Things gadgets get hacked within 40 minutes of being connected to the net Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow The Atlantic’s Andrew McGill set up a virtual server on Amazon’s cloud that presented to the internet as a crappy, insecure Internet of Things toaster; 41 minutes later, a hacked IoT device connected to it … Read more

Journalism agenda: “Snowden to journalists: your best defense is legal limits on spying, not crypto”

Snowden to journalists: your best defense is legal limits on spying, not crypto Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Edward Snowden videoconferenced with a journalism roundtable at Editors Lab participants at Süddeutsche Zeitung (home of the Panama Papers) about the effect of state surveillance on a free press. The New York Times’ earnings report is more proof … Read more

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: A #PokemonGo roundup…

How Pokémon Go Conquered The World In A Week Sysomos Blog by Lance Concannon Once upon a time there was a video games company called Nintendo which was cherished by gamers for over twenty years. Sadly, in the era of smartphones and tablets, Nintendo struggled to keep up with the changing times and many gamers worried … Read more

Probably scared of Russian revenge, Turkey is back to old alliances: “After five years, Israel and Turkey agree on reconciliation pact

After five years, Israel and Turkey agree on reconciliation pact – Israel News Haaretz – Barak Ravid – Dec 17, 8:24 AM Israel and Turkey have arrived at an understanding on a reconciliation agreement to put an end to the long crisis in relations between the two countries and to bring about normalization of ties … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Signs Point to Unencrypted Communications Between Terror Suspects…

Signs Point to Unencrypted Communications Between Terror Suspects The Intercept by Dan Froomkin In the wake of the Paris attack, intelligence officials and sympathizers upset by the Edward Snowden leaks and the spread of encrypted communications havetried to blame Snowden for the terrorists’ ability to keep their plans secret from law enforcement. Yet news emerging from … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “#MuslimLivesMatter tweets criticize early media coverage of Chapel Hill Shooting…”The Sherlock Holmes Effect on Health Wearables…

Health Wearables: The Sherlock Holmes Effect Wired Top Stories by Dr. Richard Hu, Vivametrica Wearing his now-iconic hat, clamping a pipe between his teeth, Sherlock Holmes endures as the very definition of deductive reasoning. His encyclopedic knowledge and diamond-sharp observation skills make him a larger-than-life figure that continues to fascinate audiences on both the small and … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Twitter’s Data Grants initiative; DRM the root of all evil; EFF’s HTTPS Everywhere + Firefox …

Twitter opens its data to researchers and academics with new Data Grants initiative Twitter has been busy opening its data up to media ? through a deal with CNN and Dataminr ? and the music industry ? via an agreement with 300 Entertainment ? and now it is focusing on helping researchers and academics. Why DRM is the root of … Read more

Fulya Yıldırımer (@Fu7y4): 1 DAKİKASI 183.000 DOLAR

1 DAKİKASI 183.000 DOLAR Hackerlar tarafından sıklıkla kullanılan bir saldırı yöntemi olan DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) siteye giriş trafiği çok fazlaymış gibi etki yaratarak sistemi işlevsiz ve cevap veremez hale getirmeyi amaçlar. Yani ?her sistem kurulurken; kullanıcı sayıları, hat kapasitesi, anlık istek sayısı gibi unsurlar için belli değerler öngörülür ve bu değerlerin biraz daha üstünde yükü … Read more

“Ten Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance…Understanding Education through Big Data..Cyberculture roundup…

Ten Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance One of the trends we’ve seen is how, as the word of the NSA’s spying has spread, more and more ordinary people want to know how (or if) they can defend themselves from surveillance online. But where to start? Don’t Be Silly. Lock Down and Encrypt Your … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: LSE research shows piracy isn’t killing big content…Twitter IPO… Anonymous members indicted…

  London School of Economics: piracy isn’t killing big content; government needs to be skeptical of entertainment industry claims Copyright and Creation, a policy brief from a collection of respected scholars at the rock-ribbed London School of Economics, argues that the evidence shows that piracy isn’t causing any grave harm to the entertainment industry, and that anti-piracy … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Open Rights Group Report: “Digital Surveillance” and more…

The Internet of Things: In action   By 2015, six billion objects in the world will be connected to the internet. While it may seem tricky to grasp as a concept, the internet of things is nothing simpler, and more stunning, than objects being connected to the internet. At its most mind-blowing, these objects are … Read more



Cyberculture roundup: Four LulzSec hackers jailed…. Pirate Bay Co-Founder to Run For European Parliament… Google I/O Keynote

Four LulzSec hackers have been jailed for up to 32 months each by a UK court Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacker group have been sentenced in London today following a number of high-profile hacks and DDoS attacks affecting companies such as Sony Pictures, PBS and in 2011 and 2012. Lulzsec?s Topiary: The … Read more

U.S. Financial Regulator onto Bitcoin…Megaupload vs. US Gov’t… A guide to staying anonymous online..Linkedin is 10

U.S. Financial Regulator Considering Setting Rules for Bitcoin from Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai   U.S. Govt. Attack on Megaupload Bears Hallmarks of ?Digital Gitmo? from TorrentFreak by Robert Amsterdam Digital Gitmo, by Robert Amsterdam New Zealand is celebrated worldwide for its human rights. Renowned as being the first country in the world to grant suffrage … Read more