Andrew Mueller

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VW’s Fraud Reveals A Troubling Future: Our Machines Can Now Lie

Volkswagen didn’t make a faulty car: They programmed it to cheat intelligently. The difference isn’t semantics, it’s game-theoretical (and it borders on applied demonology).<p>This piece was originally posted on IEET.org.<p>Regulatory practices assume untrustworthy humans living in a reliable universe. …

Inside the ISIS Blueprint for Winning

Back in 2010, ISIS was on the downswing. The terrorist group then published a think tank-like pamphlet on how to get a country of its own.<p>Despite the …

Encryption might be the reason we've never heard from aliens, says Snowden

Edward Snowden thinks he might have an answer to the Fermi paradox — the cosmological puzzle of why, given that the universe is so very old and so very big, we haven't heard from any aliens yet. Speaking with Neil deGrasse Tyson on the astrophysicist's <i>StarTalk</i> podcast (the relevant section starts …

D’oh! Router maker D-Link accidentally publishes private cryptography keys

In a slip that could prove costly to manufacturers and users, the D-Link cryptography keys used to certify that software is trustworthy – and not …

What Is Ransomware? A Guide to the Global Cyberattack's Scary Method

Ransomware is malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom, usually demanded in …

Error Exposes 1.5 Million People's Private Medical Records on Amazon Web Services [UPDATED]

Police injury reports, drug tests, detailed doctor visit notes, social security numbers—all were inexplicably unveiled on a public subdomain of …

What Are The Privacy Implications Of The Internet Of Things?

Keytree’s Will Powell warns that the Internet of Things may well be putting privacy at risk unless properly protected<p>The link between the Internet of …

3 ways to keep sensitive files encrypted on a flash drive or external hard drive

<i>NarsiReddy Cheruku wants a way to encrypt files that are stored on a flash drive or external hard drive.</i>Flash drives are easy to lose. And anything lost can fall into the wrong hands. So if you’re carrying around sensitive information in your pocket, you need to make sure those files are …

Information Systems

You can now find out if GCHQ spied on you

Anyone who has ever wondered how much information GCHQ knows about them can now ask the British intelligence agency directly. GCHQ has to reveal …