Aug 10 2009

Poor Conficker … we hardly knew ye

You can always count on the com­pu­ter media to do two things. First they’ll go insane with mis­directed secu­rity hype — and then they’ll ignore the real threat(s) after they realize just how badly they got hood­winked by their own mis­direction…

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Jul 31 2009

Archive of our tweets for July 2009

Vmyths archives its Twitter feed for historical clarity…

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Jul 30 2009

Black Hat & DEFCON panelists: “Michelle Obama is doomed!”

Given all the media hoopla, you’d think a horri­fying BIND 9 vul­ner­a­bility has com­bined with a leaked top secret P2P file to guaran­tee the death of the First Lady…

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Jul 12 2009

Rep. HoaxsterHoekstra panders to Asian media

Question #1: how many Asian reporters can you spot in the photo? Question #2: how many of them knew in advance this guy was going to call for a military cyber-attack against North Korea?

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Jun 30 2009

Archive of our tweets for June 2009

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Jun 23 2009

Iran accuses CNN of waging a “cyber war”

If that’s a war, then what words will we cheapen when something worse comes along? Will we call it a “cyber genocide”? A “cyber holocaust,” perhaps?

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Jun 07 2009

Obama part 3: a plagiary of President Clinton’s virus hype, 11 years later

President Obama’s cyber­security speech is essen­tially the same as Presi­dent Clinton’s speech 11 years ago — right down to the debut of a flawed presi­den­tial report…

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May 31 2009

Archive of our tweets for May 2009

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May 29 2009

Obama part 2: where did his “$1 trillion” guesstimate come from?

Federal agencies rely on super­sti­tious rhetoric when it comes to cyber­space secu­rity. Obama doesn’t want change here — he clearly wants Ameri­cans to accept the status quo

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May 29 2009

Obama (!) spouts an urban legend in his cybersecurity speech

It doesn’t make it any more real when it flows from the lips of the president of the United States…

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