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  • When is a cyber attack an act of cyber war?

    When is a cyber attack an act of cyber war?
    No consensus exists between the U.S. government and cyber security experts as to whether North Korea is responsible for the online dumping of Sony Pictures Entertainment's confidential business data and emails. Even if it could be proven beyond any doubt with uncontestable forensic evidence that this theft is also, in fact, an act of computer hacking, it still wouldn't technically constitute an act of cyberwar -- regardless of the identity of the perpetrator. So then, when would it?
  • Edward Snowden is more narcissist than patriot

    Edward Snowden is more narcissist than patriot
    Watching Edward Snowden is interesting for me. In the 1990s, freshly graduated from a top liberal arts college, I found myself in a job with a Top Secret security clearance. I would have loved to brag to my former classmates — and the rest of...

    Sony hacks show limits of Web privacy

    Sony hacks show limits of Web privacy
    Sony Pictures Entertainment wants news outlets to stop publishing stories based on material stolen by hackers, who recently ransacked the company's computer network to devastating effect. From one perspective, that might be the right thing to do. Though...

    2014: The year we knew everything about everything

    2014: The year we knew everything about everything
    "What's the point of even sleeping?" Let it be noted that although 2014 was the year I achieved near-total omniscience over all media, I saw St. Vincent sing that line only three times in the past 12 months. I apologize for that. It was a regretful...

    Researchers discover security flaws that could let anyone hear your cell calls

    Researchers discover security flaws that could let anyone hear your cell calls
    German researchers have discovered security flaws that could let hackers, spies and criminals listen to private phone calls and intercept text messages on a potentially massive scale - even when cellular networks are using the most advanced encryption now...