Category Archives: Security

With Aaron Swartz, open internet has died a death!

It will be extremely hard to forget one of the most talented and extremely passionate personalities that our generation has seen. RIP Aaron Swartz, a person who always fought for an open internet, social justice.

Even though I do not agree with the means Aaron Swartz adopted to fight social injustice – but pressurizing someone who was so brave into committing a suicide is just not acceptable. Shame on DoJ and MIT administration for prosecuting Aaron like a terrorist!

I completely agree with and endorse this WaPo piece that remembers him as an American hero. You will always be remembered, Aaron!

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PSN breach – the bigger picture

The attacks (Hackers: 3, Sony: 0)

It shocked me when the first news of Playstation breach came out last week, affecting approximately 80 million customers.

Sony’s embarrassment further increased when SOE breach was added to PSN compromise.

While we are still awaiting PSN network to come back up online (Sony has said it requires more testing before Playstation relaunch), there’s been yet another attack against Sony networks. Continue reading

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