Weather Channel knocked off live TV by hackers

April 18, 2019 Bob Sullivan 1

The Weather Channel’s live TV programming was knocked off the air for about 90 minutes on Wednesday by computer criminals.  While the network struggled to recover from the attack, taped programming aired, beginning at about 6 a.m, according to CNN.  Live broadcast was restored at around 7:30 a.m., but the [Keep reading]

A hacker is running for president? Good

March 15, 2019 Bob Sullivan 1

It was inevitable, I just didn’t think it would happen so soon. Someone with a deep background in the hacker world is a serious candidate for President.  Beto O’Rourke was an early member of the Cult of the Dead Cow, according to this remarkable story by Joseph Menn at Reuters.  [Keep reading]

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