Well scrivened piece, detailing the motivations, and demotivators, as it were, of the late, great Barnaby Michael Douglas Jack (22 November 1977 – 25 July 2013). At the end of his life, he was certainly one of the world's most highly respected security professionals.
A year on, we say, again, Requiescat in Pace , Barns.
Fascinating write-up, via El Reg's John Leyden, of what some may say smack's a bit o' the Ned Ludd... In which, Mr. Leyden tells a tale fractionally too close to home; yours and my home, that is. A tale of portent, and societal dis-ease whence the Internet of Things [IoT] truly does arrive, and we become beholden to our inter-connected fridges, light bulbs and what-not. SkyNet? Hardly. An apt description would be MundaneNet™.
Satya should set his alarms to get up early for this. The United States Senate's Committee on the Judiciary is slated to begin an investigation into the recent botnet slam-dunk, in which, Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS: MSFT) is accused in the popular press of heavy-handedness. The Committee will commence with it's scrutiny tomorrow afternoon, in the Other Washington (Washington, D.C., that is) at the Dirksen Senate Office Building [specifically in Dirksen 226], at 2:30PM on Tuesday, July 15th, with United States Senator Whitehouse presiding over the meeting. Promises to be a at the very least, interesting...