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31 July 2015 in The 9pm Edict
NASA sends a boy band to Pluto. Prime Minister Crusader Rabbit makes sense of the Middle East, more or less. And we hear some presciently ironic words from Singapore. In this podcast, there’s talk of Singapore, censorship, wine, and taxes. Amongst other things. You can listen to the podcast below. But if you want all […]
The (relatively) new Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) released its first-ever unclassified threat report yesterday, but as I wrote at ZDNet, I was disappointed. The report (PDF) has dropped, and indeed it contains few surprises. It tells the now-familiar story of serious and organised criminals, foreign state-sponsored actors, and other “cyber adversaries”, all of whom […]
28 July 2015 in The 9pm Edict
I’ve finally launched the Pozible crowdfunding campaign to get myself a replacement computer, The 9pm Urgent Hardware Refresh. This chart shows the progress so far. There should be plenty of information on that Pozible page. But if you want the full back story, check out the original announcement, and the follow-up post. An episode of […]
26 July 2015 in Weekly Wrap
My week of Monday 20 to Sunday 26 July 2015 was ruined by health problems. I won’t go into the details. If you saw some facts, you saw them. Otherwise you missed them. There were no articles or podcasts or editions of 5at5 produced, so I’ll make this Weekly Wrap look slightly better by omitting […]
The information security news story of the week was, of course, the data breach at “affairs” and “cheaters” website Ashley Madison, something first reported by journalist Brian Krebs. I spoke about this data breach in a couple of radio spots — I’m reluctant to call it a “hack” until we have some evidence that a […]