Hello and welcome to my attempt to share some of my weekly reading. Whether you work in IT, Telecom, or Security (or just harbor a deep tech-fetish) HOPEFULLY, you will find something of interest!
Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY
– Feb 17, 2:02 PM
WASHINGTON–A national association of federal judges has called an emergency meeting Tuesday to address growing concerns about the intervention of Justice Department officials and President Donald Trump in politically sensitive cases, the…
A team of cybersecurity researchers late last week disclosed the existence of 12 potentially severe security vulnerabilities, collectively named 'SweynTooth,' affecting millions of Bluetooth-enabled wireless smart devices worldwide—and…
The Washington Post
– Feb 16, 4:00 AM
John Sotos is a cardiologist and a colonel in the California Air National Guard, where he is state air surgeon. The views expressed are solely his own. Coming off victories in Iowa and New Hampshire, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is increasingly…
The Hacker News
– Feb 17, 1:15 PM
A popular WordPress theme plugin with over 200,000 active installations contains a severe but easy-to-exploit software vulnerability that, if left unpatched, could let unauthenticated remote attackers compromise a wide range of websites and blogs.
Hrafnsson claimed the @wikileaks Twitter account had been locked “ shortly before Assange extradition hearing ” and for no apparent reason, in a post from his personal account on Monday. Lamenting he had been unable to “ reach…