These are the sort of techniques that are used to create counter narratives and provide protection against negative information. It is fascinating how cynical and cold it is, and yet how well crafted the entire approach is when dealing with the media and the public mind set. Pre-seeding articles to ensure that they show up […]
This is a great read, highly recommended. Good analysis on how false content can be created, and how hard it is to prove authenticity. Slate on The Pee Tape [Archive] A Bellingcat analyst provided another avenue to reach the same conclusion: YouTube, skip to 8:29 (source) Of course the really interesting point is raised in […]
Monetising a hacked computer is the hard part of cyber crime. Ransomware, an innovative solution, is starting to move into more complex coercion.