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Career Spotlight: What I Do as an "Ethical Hacker" | LifeHacker #cybersecurity #hackers #hacking

You occasionally hear about major security vulnerabilities being discovered before they’re exploited, like the notorious Heartbleed bug last year. Security researchers work hard to weed out those dangerous flaws before they’re found by hackers of more malicious intent. 76 more words


Hackers could cripple the West with a hi-tech blitz on energy-sector infrastructure, U.S. general says

The West is losing the worldwide fight against jihadist terrorism and faces mounting risks of a systemic cyber-assault by extremely capable enemies, the former chief of the National Security Agency has warned. 456 more words



We all know that digitalization is a threat to privacy, but this is usually presented as a threat to an individual, or hailed as a weapon against tyrants. 442 more words

Society, Culture & Media

Think Tank Review - April issue Preview

The library team is selecting publications for the next Think Tank Review, which will see the light of day around 25 April. Here is a topical preview – by no means exhaustive – of papers published by think tanks in March. 545 more words

Blog Post

Everything They Don't Tell You: When Hackers Talk To The Press (Ethics, Fiction and Fact)

One theme (or “subtext”) of AltSciFi is to highlight the ways in which science journalism is often better categorized as science fiction.

The points and comments outlined below are culled from a presentation by well-regarded information security journalist… 998 more words

Careers in Network Security and Ethical Hacking

Corporations need trained professionals to ensure that their Internet, Intranet, VPN, network and database systems are safe.

Government agencies , including military and law enforcement , need security specialists to keep their own systems safe. 211 more words