Pirate Bay Founder Charged With Hacking Companies and a Bank

April 17, 2013 in News

Torrent Freak | A Swedish prosecutor has announced new hacking related charges against Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm. Together with three others he is suspected of hacking several companies including a bank, from where the defendants…

PlaneSploit: German app developer claims smartphone can hijack commericial airplanes

April 12, 2013 in News

The Telegraph | A German internet consultant has claimed to be able to hijack commercial airlines using an app on a smartphone. Hugh Teso, a 30-year-old trained pilot, said he was able to exploit gaps in an aeroplane’s data system and take it over…

Hacktivists are Legitimate Targets for Killing According to NATO Cyberwar Manual

March 22, 2013 in News

Gizmodo | NATO (basically the Western powers-that-be) commissioned a report from a bunch of legal experts at the ‘NATO Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence’ to suggest some rules for cyber-warfare. Well, the report’s in, and the suggestions are kinda surprising.

Carmen Ortiz and Stephen Heymann: The Prosecutorial Homicide of Aaron Swartz

January 17, 2013 in News

Glenn Greenwald | Whenever an avoidable tragedy occurs, it’s common for there to be an intense spate of anger in its immediate aftermath which quickly dissipates as people move on to the next outrage.

Internet Pioneer Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide Three Weeks Before Trial

January 13, 2013 in News

RT News | The co-founder of social news website Reddit committed suicide in New York City. Aaron Swartz was facing a possible sentence to decades in jail and a $1 million fine over the alleged theft of journal articles with intent to post them online.

Don’t Hack Me, Bro! Scandal brings attention to the state of media today

August 7, 2011 in News

Published in LareDOS (July Issue, p.16) Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, News Corporation, is the best possible advertisement for the alternative press.  There is no better example of the dangers of [...]