Jul 31 2009

Archive of our tweets for July 2009

[Continued from June 2009 tweets] No Gravatar

Vmyths archives its Twitter feed for historical clarity. If it went out via our “vmyths” account, you’ll find it here — along with any needed explanations, clarifications, corrections, and apologies.

  • 9 July 2009
    1. If N.Korea is attacking U.S. agencies’ websites … will Obama invoke the “Clarke Doctrine”? http://vmyths.com/mm/ads/vmyths/clarke.jpg
    2. U.S. agencies attacked! Will Obama declare “Operation Internet Freedom” against North Korea? http://Vmyths.com/mm/ads/vmyths/korea.jpg
    3. “White House website attacked! Obama’s webmaster unable to post photos of Michelle!” How can the U.S. survive this horrific cyber attack?
    4. This just in! Obama asks John McClane to stop North Korea’s cyber-war against the U.S. http://HumorControl.org/dhs/lfodh-01.jpg
  • 13 July 2009
    1. FUD! “Gas prices may skyrocket if rumors of an OpenSSH flaw prove true.” http://HumorControl.org/cnn/openssh
    2. Cyber security experts agree: “Rep. Peter Hoekstra is a fool” re: North Korea’s role in recent cyber-attacks.
  • 16 July 2009
    1. Bit9.com rep drops “Chinese trojan horse in US power grid network” urban legend in conference speech (he doesn’t know I’m in the audience)
  • 24 July 2009
    1. Microsoft PRE-announced (?!?) a “critical” security alert … and McAfee PRE-announced they’ll raise “Global Threat Con” alarm
    2. Microsoft “pre-announced” a security alert?!? That’s like pre-announcing you’re going to give birth…
    3. Expect security vendors to raise their “AlertCons” & “InfoCons” & “ThreatCons” re: Microsoft’s “pre-announcement”
  • 30 July 2009
    1. There’s a LOT of “security research” hype on Twitter now. {sniff} I smell a Black Hat hacker convention.
    2. “Horrifying new BIND vuln!” Oh, but it’s already got a patch. So, what will the media hype up next?

[Continued in August 2009 tweets]