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Richard Stallman on the Hacker Spirit at MIT  30 September 2013 
Source: Computer World UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Last week I noted that the GNU project was celebrating its 30th anniversary. I thought it might be interesting to hear what Richard Stallman had to say about the environment in which he came up with the idea for GNU. What follows is part of a long interview I conducted with him in 1999, when I was carrying out research for "Rebel Code".
 
Would you hire a hacker to run your security?  30 September 2013 
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
More than two in three IT professionals would consider ex-hackers for security roles, providing they have the right skills to do the job, a survey has found.
 
Help seed 2600's massive BitTorrent archive of hacker radio shows  26 September 2013 
Source: boing-boing - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Emmanuel Goldstein from 2600 Magazine sez, "A few weeks ago, 2600 made its entire archive of radio shows available for free on the web in high fidelity. The response to this has been so great that the bandwidth charges have now gone through the roof.
 
A Password Even a Hacker Supervillain Can't Crack  26 September 2013 
Source: BusinessWeek - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Previously on Showtime’s Homeland, viewers watched someone hack into a pacemaker remotely to try to kill its owner. Plenty of the plot points in the addictive and Emmy-winning series strain credulity, but this one, apparently, should not.
 
Munich to hand out Ubuntu Linux CDs to ward off upcoming Windows XPocalypse  24 September 2013 
Source: PC World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The end is nigh, and the date of doom has been foretold. The Windows XPocalypse is set to unleash hell on April 8, 2014, and in a bid to preserve the security of its citizens, the German city of Munich is turning to an unlikely savior: Ubuntu Linux.
 
Hacker can take out phones in an area  27 August 2013 
Source: Fudzilla - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The USENIX Security conference has been warned that by tweaking the firmware on certain kinds of phones, a hacker could make it so other phones in the area are unable to receive incoming calls or SMS messages.
 
Civic-minded hackers code well for the future  27 August 2013 
Source: LA Times - Posted by Dave Wreski   
On a recent day at work in a San Francisco loft, Moncef Belyamani was sporting a hipster "LOVE" T-shirt and riffing, with obsessive detail, on the evolution of vinyl record production.
 
Big Data Surveillance Results in Bad Policy  08 July 2013 
Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Evgeny Morozov makes a point about surveillance and big data: it just looks for useful correlations without worrying about causes, and leads people to implement "fixes" based simply on those correlations -- rather than understanding and correcting the underlying the causes.
 
How to Set Up a Secure Proxy Server in Ubuntu Linux  01 July 2013 
Source: Opposing Views - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Internet security is almost an oxymoron, as a computer connected to the Internet is the least secure of machines. However, many organizations have found ways to protect the internal network from Internet attacks as well as ensure that employees are not violating the Internet use policy.
 
How Hackers Beat The NSA In The ’90s And How They Can Do It Again  01 July 2013 
Source: Tech Crunch - Posted by Dave Wreski   
While the world parses the ramifications of the National Security Agency’s massive snooping operation, it’s important to remember an earlier government attempt at data collection and, more important, how a group of hackers and activists banded together to stop it.
 
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