Monday, May 16, 2016

Hack the hackers – but keep it quiet!  On the other hand, there may be a potential Ethical Hacking instructor in this archive…
Data Leaked From Hacker Forum
The popular hacker forum has been breached and its members’ details have been made public, Risk Based Security reported last week. is a forum where roughly 500,000 users have discussed leaks, monetization methods, cracks, and coding. The website is also a place where people buy and sell services, products and compromised credentials.
On May 6, hackers leaked a 1.3Gb archive containing a 9.45Gb database file that stores the details of more than 536,000 user accounts, including usernames, email addresses, hashed passwords, registration dates and IP addresses.
   Risk Based Security has analyzed the exposed email addresses and found that some of them are hosted on government domains from the United States, Philippines, Jordan, Brazil, Malaysia, Macao and Turkey.

Well, maybe not everything, but some things.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About How ISIS Uses The Internet

An infographic for almost anyone…  Particularly for my Architecture classes.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Privacy at Work
Do you have a boss who stands over your shoulder all day and an IT department that looks at your every move?
Are there any kind of privacy rights that you have? Is it wrong for work to monitor everything you do online? The answer might surprise you…

5 Incredible Facts & Stats About Reddit
3. And yet, Reddit only accounts for 2% of all U.S. social media shares.  This is worse than Twitter (6%), Pinterest (7%), and Facebook (81%).  Does Reddit play an important role in making memes go viral?  Absolutely — but maybe not as much as we think.

Employment for Liberal Arts majors?  (With some technical training.)  Something for my architecture students to consider.
Social Media Finds New Role as News and Entertainment Curator
By the end of last week, Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook would conduct “a full investigation” into accusations that editors at the company prevented news stories from conservative outlets from appearing in a section of the social network’s service.
But the statement, issued after a weeklong crush of attention about the accusation, leapfrogged a perhaps more obvious question — one that Facebook’s 1.65 billion monthly users around the world may not have considered.
Facebook has editors?
It does, and it isn’t alone.  Most major social media platforms have, in recent years, amassed editorial teams of their own, groups that select, tame and fill gaps in the material produced by users and media companies.

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