Schneier: Why Technologists Need to Get Involved in Public Policy
US stopped using floppy disks to manage nuclear weapons arsenal
www.zdnet.com/article/us-stopped-using-floppy-disks-to-manage-nuclear-weapons-arsenal/ The system was created in 1968 and has been running for nearly 50 years on top of an IBM Series/1 mainframe, using 8-inch floppy disks as its storage medium.
US.GOV: Mind Your Own Business Act – Execs Could Face Jail Time For Privacy Violations
threatpost.com/execs-jail-time-privacy-violations/149334/ In addition to fines, senior executives who knowingly lie to the FTC could face up to 10- to 20-year criminal penalties under the act.
Debug mode in popular webdev tool Laravel exposes credentials for hundreds of websites, including Donald Trumps
Microsoft Tackles Election Security with Bug Bounties
threatpost.com/microsoft-election-security-bug-bounties/149347/ Researchers can earn up to $15,000, depending on the severity of the bug found.