articles tagged: security
actually, you should be very worried about huawei’s 5g ambitions
# tech

actually, you should be very worried about huawei’s 5g ambitions

Resistance to Huawei's technology being implemented across the world for new 5G networks isn't xenophobia or tech feudalism. It's a sober stance based on China's behavior.

yes, social media is being weaponized
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yes, social media is being weaponized

WikiLeaks decided to use Twitter to settle scores, implying a heavy use of doxxing to silence its critics and detractors.

when you have a single point of failure…
# tech

when you have a single point of failure…

If you're going to network thousands of important devices together, make sure your network is actually secure.

when computing gets a little too personal…
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when computing gets a little too personal…

DARPA wants a program that can monitor your actions and predict your every move. Is that even remotely plausible?

welcome to realpolitik. and no, it won’t be pretty
# politics

welcome to realpolitik. and no, it won’t be pretty

It seems amazing how many people seem shocked and befuddled that governments viciously compete with one another on the world stage.

taking a peek into the minds of evildoers
# science

taking a peek into the minds of evildoers

WeCU Technologies thinks it can read the minds of would-be terrorists , and they want to test their approach at airports. Unfortunately, their approach is unlikely to work.

why big brother will always be watching
# politics

why big brother will always be watching

No one wants the authorities snooping on them 24/7. So why did they vote for politicians who promised to do exactly that and delivered on that promise?