Gawker Media hacked; passwords leaked, then analyzed

Gawker Media hacked; 188, 279 passwords revealed, then analyzed by the Wall Street Journal. "Monkey" is in the top 10? Makes me feel positively brilliant with my password choices across the board. Although judging by my own password choices, I'd wager (hope?) that people don't really go crazy with difficult passwords for media sites like … Continue reading Gawker Media hacked; passwords leaked, then analyzed

Lost in Translation: The Line Between Journalism and Espionage

NY Times article: "Contracts Tied To Efforts to Kill Militants" Let me get this straight. So the "benign gov't info-gathering program" was a website known as Afpak, proposed by a former CIA guy and a former TV exec., set up to operate as what looks like a local news service focusing on cultural conflict issues … Continue reading Lost in Translation: The Line Between Journalism and Espionage