Def Dog: FBI Hacked Again… UPDATE Neal Rauhauser

FBI Hacked, Again! Hacker Leaks Data After Agency Failed to Patch Its Site It seems like the FBI has been hacked, once again! A hacker, using Twitter handle CyberZeist, has claimed to have hacked the FBI’s website (fbi.gov) and leaked personal account information of several FBI agents publically. CyberZeist had initially exposed the flaw on …

Neal Rauhauser: DC Leaks a Republican Hit Job on Democrats?

There has been a lot of noise about the stolen Democratic National Committee documents appearing on Guccifer 2.0’s WordPress.com blog, but there is another equally impressive document cache out there. DC Leaks (dcleaks.com) are pitching themselves as hackers, but the presentation is more consistent with political opposition researchers. The registration of a domain, the bare …

Neal Rauhauser: Netwar & Kremlin Trolls

Regarding Those Kremlin Trolls Netwar Systems Group Launches The Netwar Forward Controller is a central system that accumulates timestamped text data from Twitter, Jabber, IRC, and there is a Telegram integration happening this summer. Advanced search, social/topical/general network analysis, and the ability to integrate things like computational linguistic processing are present.

Neal Rauhauser: Ethereum = World Computer

World computer concept explained in here. What is Ethereum? Vitalik Buterin, Coin Center, March 9, 2016 Bitcoin is widely understood as a system for generating a shared world ledger that securely records bitcoin balances. Ethereum uses many of the same systems (such as blockchains and peer-to-peer networking) in order to generate a shared world computing …