Friday, April 21, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
-- Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., on a case before the Supreme Court about where Civil Service and discrimination claims may be filed, New York Times, 17 April 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
-- President Donald Trump, on China's Xi explaining to him the history of the relationship between China and the Korean peninsula and whether China could easily help on North Korea, as Trump had previously asserted, Wall Street Journal, 12 April 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
-- Emily Bazelon, on Slate's Political Gabfest podcast, discussing the forcible re-accommodating of a passenger on a United Airlines flight, 13 April 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
-- Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982), Russian-born American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter, The Soul of an Individualist, For the New Intellectual, p 84
Friday, April 07, 2017
The end result is a bricked IoT device that will stop working within seconds of getting infected. Experts call these attack PDoS (Permanent Denial of Service), but they are also known as "phlashing."
All in all, BrickerBot isn't like anything we've seen before in the landscape of IoT malware. Most IoT malware strains try to hoard devices in massive botnets that are then used as proxies to relay malicious traffic or to launch DDoS attacks.
BrickerBot could ... be the work of an Internet vigilante that wants to destroy insecure IoT devices.
-- Catalin Cimpanu, in an article at BleepingComputer.com, 6 April 2017
Thursday, April 06, 2017
-- Jim Babka (1968-), American writer and activist, in reference to the end of the 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate for SCOTUS nominees, 6 April 2017