Direct download link: Episode 18
This week Audrey and I chat about the recent botnet attack against Dyn DNS, new exemptions to the DMCA that will allow security researchers to study consumer devices without fear of reprisal, the dismal reporting about Trump’s supposed email server, and an update about Sunlight Labs projects. Finally, we introduce a new segment where we share things from the Internet we actually like. Enjoy!
“I never thought the configuration of email servers would be a political issue.” — Audrey
BotNet Attack on Dyn DNS Service
- Dyn Analysis Summary Of Friday October 21 Attack
- New, more-powerful IoT botnet infects 3,500 devices in 5 days, via Ars Technica
- Chinese webcam maker recalls devices after cyberattack link
- Low Orbit Ion Cannon
New exemptions to DMCA
- You Can Legally Hack Your Own Car, Pacemaker, or Smartphone Now | WIRED
- Digital Millennium Copyright Act – Wikipedia
Trump email server and Russia
- Was a server registered to the Trump Organization communicating with Russia’s Alfa Bank? via Slate
- The Trump server: evaluating new evidence and countertheories via Slate
- Here’s the Problem With the Story Connecting Russia to Donald Trump’s Email Server via The Intercept
- Admit It. The Clinton Email Controversy Bothers You, Yet You Don’t Actually Know What the Clinton… – The Curious Civilian – Medium
An update about Sunlight Labs
- Taking Cues, and Some Projects, From Sunlight Labs – ProPublica
- Sunlight Labs update: Nonprofits step up to preserve tools for transparency – Sunlight Foundation Blog
Things on internet we like
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