DIA Planning “Hackback” Approach

Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart of the Defense Intelligence Agency laid out his plan for the United States Government to hack back attackers that hack the government. The DIA’s plan is to capture the code or malware being used to attack them and reengineer it to then be used to attacker the hacker back. There are many questions to be asked, but I will start with … Continue reading DIA Planning “Hackback” Approach

#StandUp4NN #NetNeutrality

Hey, we wanted to update you on the push to defend net neutrality. While the FCC is rushing to dismantle the strong net neutrality protections that many of us fought for, members of Congress who take big money from companies like Comcast and Verizon are now trying to strike a backroom deal to pass legislation that will ensure net neutrality is gone for good. Stopping … Continue reading #StandUp4NN #NetNeutrality

The Future of Search Engines

Researchers combine artificial intelligence, crowdsourcing and supercomputers to develop better, and more reasoned, information extraction and classification methods. Date: August 3, 2017 Source: University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center Summary: New efforts to combine artificial intelligence with crowdsourced annotators and information encoded in domain-specific resources have now been revealed by researchers. The work has the potential to improve general search engines, as well as ones … Continue reading The Future of Search Engines