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What I Learned Trying To Secure Congressional Campaigns (Idle Words)
'on August 22, the DNC had a phishing scare, where they mistook a vulnerability assessment for an actual attack. The next day, DCCC Executive Director Dan Sena sent an email to all campaigns with the subject line "Reminder About Cybersecurity". That email included three attachments, including a file evocatively titled "2-20170712-Falcon.docx".'
politics  security  dnc  democrats  funny  yubikeys  gmail  google  auth  phishing  hacking  congress 
26 days ago by jm
How the patent trolls won in Congress: Ars Technica
"We felt really good the last couple of days," said the tech lobbyist. "It was a good deal—one we could live with. Then the trial lawyers and pharma went to Senator Reid late this morning and said that's it. Enough with the children playing in the playground—go kill it."
ars-technica  patents  swpats  patent-trolls  pharma  tech  us-politics  congress  lawyers 
may 2014 by jm

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