Direct download link: Episode 21.
This week Audrey and I chat about the SF Muni hack, how ransomware effects all kinds of industries, including healthcare, and how technologists are starting to organize in preparation for Trump’s presidency. Enjoy!
- San Francisco Rail System Hacker Hacked — Krebs on Security
- HDDCryptor Ransomware Overwrites Your MBR Using Open Source Tools
- Why Hospitals Are the Perfect Targets for Ransomware | WIRED
- Ransomware Attack and Defense | On the Wire
Role of tech companies in Trump administration
- Tech Companies, Fix These Technical Issues Before It’s Too Late | Electronic Frontier Foundation
- Notes from November 28 meetup of Bay Area Tech Solidarity
- Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse to Help Build Muslim Registry for Trump
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