Cybersecurity (Assorted Links)

  1. A brief history of cryptocurrency drama, or, what could possibly DAO wrong? (CNET)
  2. ACLU sues to kill decades-old hacking law (Techcrunch): The advocacy group says the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act makes it hard to investigate websites for bad behavior and potential discrimination.
  3. Lizard Squad hacked thousands of cameras to attack websites (Endgadget): The infamous outfit made a botnet out of connected devices to flood banks and governments.
  4. Computer coughs up passwords, encryption keys through its cooling fans (Extremetech)
  5. Four Cyber Attacks On UK Railways In A Year (SkyNews): A security experts says the hackers could create "real disaster related to train safety".