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Cyber & Technology

On the Inspection of Anti-Virus Source Code to Demonstrate the Lack of Offensive Cyber Capabilities

A recent AP story notes that senior U.S. intelligence officials have advised Congress to steer well clear of Kaspersky's products. In response to such U.S. government concerns, Eugene Kaspersky has offered to allow the inspection of the source code of his anti-virus products.

Cyber & Technology

Ransomware Remixed: The Song Remains the Same

Another month, another ransomware epidemic. Broadsheets are screaming panic while companies yell back that All Is Well and Ukraine shows the world what gifs can do for incident response. Twitter is abuzz with the rapid, globalized forensics effort of a legion of amateurs and professionals (though nothing yet from the White House).

The Cyberlaw Podcast

Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #88: An Interview with Adam Kozy and Johannes Gilger

Where the hell are the FTC, Silicon Valley, and CDT when human rights and privacy are on the line? If the United States announced that it had been installing malware on 2% of all the laptops that crossed US borders, the lawsuits would be flying thick and fast, and every company in Silicon Valley would be rolling out technical measures to defeat the intrusion. But when China injects malware into 2% of all the computers whose queries cross into Chinese territory, no one says boo.

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