Sep 062017
 

Nation-sponsored hackers have penetrated the operational networks multiple US and European energy companies use to control key parts of the power grid that supplies electricity to hundreds of millions of people, researchers warned Wednesday.

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Sep 052017
 

The person who makes the final decision on grant funding at the US Environmental Protection Agency agency is a political operative who doesn’t want to see “the double C-word”—climate change—in grant applications, according to EPA staff who spoke with the Washington Post.

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The Time I Got Recruited to Collude with the Russians

 Posted by on 2017-07-02 at 01:19  clinton, donald trump, election 2016, email, espionage, flynn, Hacking, hillary clinton, Reblog, russia, trump  Comments Off on The Time I Got Recruited to Collude with the Russians
Jul 022017
 

I read the Wall Street Journal’s article yesterday on attempts by a GOP operative to recover missing Hillary Clinton emails with more than usual interest. I was involved in the events that reporter Shane Harris described, and I was an unnamed source for the initial story.

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The Encryption Debate Should End Right Now, After Vault 7, Shadow Brokers, WannaCry, and Petya

 Posted by on 2017-06-30 at 13:08  cyber security, encryption, government, government spying, nsa, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on The Encryption Debate Should End Right Now, After Vault 7, Shadow Brokers, WannaCry, and Petya
Jun 302017
 

When law enforcement argues it needs a “backdoor” into encryption services, the counterargument has typically been that it would be impossible to limit such access to one person or organization. If you leave a key under the doormat, a seminal 2015 paper argues, a burglar eventually finds it.

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How to Contact Every Senator to Voice Your Thoughts on the Health Care Bill

 Posted by on 2017-06-26 at 19:04  cbo, congress, federal government, government, health, healthcare, insurance, law, medicare, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on How to Contact Every Senator to Voice Your Thoughts on the Health Care Bill
Jun 262017
 

Concerned about the future of your health care? You’re not alone.

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