Newsletter 3 – May 24, 2018

Some links that I have found interesting:

 

SECURITY:

“Gnomon” DARPA project provides funding for research to shorten attack dwell time – https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/new-research-seeks-to-shorten-attack-dwell-time/d/d-id/1331837

Britain Reveals Its First-Ever Cyber-Attack Against ISIS – https://latesthackingnews.com/2018/05/20/britain-reveals-its-first-ever-cyber-attack-against-isis-will-canada-follow-by-example/

Eight EU states will not be ready to fully enforce the EU’s wide-reaching data protection law set for launch next week – https://euobserver.com/justice/141860

A story on how major mobile providers in US (and not only) are selling location information to third companies – https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/mobile-giants-please-dont-share-the-where/

A study identified “high-level vulnerabilities discovered in 84% of Android shopping apps” – https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/05/23/android-shopping-apps/

 

SOCIAL:

“The internet is a utility world for me now. It is efficient and all-encompassing. It is not very much fun.” – http://nymag.com/selectall/2018/05/i-dont-know-how-to-waste-time-on-the-internet-anymore.html

A short history of privacy – https://medium.com/the-ferenstein-wire/the-birth-and-death-of-privacy-3-000-years-of-history-in-50-images-614c26059e

 

TECHNOLOGY:

Short intro on Quantum computing, apparently available in the next 5 years – https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/10775-what-is-quantum-computing.html

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603495/10-breakthrough-technologies-2017-practical-quantum-computers/

 

 

 

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