Tag: NSA

What You Need To Know About The WannaCry Ransomware Worm

This week’s #AxisOfEasy had a few topics lined up, such as comedian John Oliver’s epic rant about net neutrality crashing the web servers of the U.S FCC (again), but forget all that. Everything has taken a back seat to the WanaCrypt0r (a.k.a “WanaCry”, or “WannaCrypt”) Ransomware Worm. WanaCry broke out overnight May 11th and quickly … [Read more]

Which Presidential Candidate is the Anti-Surveillance Pro-Privacy Candidate Again? I Forgot.

As it happens, Yahoo has been scanning all inbound email on behalf of the US Government. Reuters news broke the story yesterday. “Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter. The … [Read more]