Living In an Ayn Rand Economy and Other Stuff 4/20/13

Posted: May 20, 2013 by chad98036 in Uncategorized

SalonWe’re living in an Ayn Rand economy

It’s Salon and AlterNet so the article is not the high praise that many of you would probably expect from the title.

Marie-Clare via Hacker NewsWhen Geeks Attack

A report on sexual harassment in the tech industry.  I can’t say that I have ever seen behavior like that described in the article when I have attended conferences, but then again when I (very occasionally) do go to a conference I am not one of the guys who gets invited to after hours events so my perceptions can be very skewed.

(The initial blog post referenced in the article – A Hell of A Time)

NY TimesChinese Hackers at it again

Three months after hackers working for a cyberunit of China’s People’s Liberation Army went silent amid evidence that they had stolen data from scores of American companies and government agencies, they appear to have resumed their attacks  using different techniques, according to computer industry security experts and American official

The RegisterSecuro-boffins uncover new GLOBAL cyber-espionage operation

Spear-phishing attacks with possible links back to China (There’s that word again).  Utilizes a vulnerability that had a patch issued last year.  Update your F’in computers people.

SlashdotUptick in Whooping Cough Linked to Subpar Vaccines

‘Nuff Said

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