Newsletter 15 – October 05, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:

 

Now you can find my stories also on medium.com. Check them at https://medium.com/@tofandan

 

SECURITY:

The big hack – the unbelievable story of how China spied US through some tiny chips – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies

Tim Berners Lee on a decentralized platform designed to give every internet user full control over their data: Solid (Social Linked Data) – https://www.techspot.com/amp/news/76691-inventor-internet-has-unveiled-plan-new-secure-internet.html

The Five Eyes — the group of the rich English-speaking countries (the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand) — issued a statement  where they claim that “privacy is not absolute”and the need “for surveillance outweigh everyone’s needs for security and privacy” (B. Schneier) – https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about/national-security/five-country-ministerial-2018/access-evidence-encryption

https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/09/five-eyes_intel.html

https://www.lawfareblog.com/five-eyes-statement-encryption-things-are-seldom-what-they-seem

About how we won’t win the online security war without people power – https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/09/we-won%27t-win-the-online-security-war-without-people-power/

2018 US Department of Defence Cyber Strategy – https://media.defense.gov/2018/Sep/18/2002041658/-1/-1/1/CYBER_STRATEGY_SUMMARY_FINAL.PDF

Improving cyber security through quantum technology – https://medium.com/quantonation/how-to-improve-cybersecurity-through-quantum-technology-487f95c60731

 

SOCIAL:

A view on the end of social media – https://medium.com/futuresin/2018-is-the-end-of-social-media-as-we-know-it-1e5658f41a5

On the 50 mil. users Facebook leak – https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612218/how-to-know-if-youre-affected-by-the-facebooks-massive-data-breach

 

TECHNOLOGY:

Wi-Fi Alliance introduces Wi-Fi 4,5,6 – https://www.wi-fi.org/news-events/newsroom/wi-fi-alliance-introduces-wi-fi-6

 

Quote of the day: “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.” – Frank Zappa (American musician)

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