Archive for October, 2020

The Sandworm Conspiracy

  • October 31, 2020
  • Clayton Rice, K.C.

On October 15, 2020, a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, indicted six military officers in Unit 74455 of the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) for worldwide hacking campaigns designed to advance Russia’s strategic interests. The hacker team, known as…

Facial Recognition: The People Push Back

  • October 15, 2020
  • Heather Ferg

Fully-automated identification technology can undermine personal privacy and public anonymity in an instant. Combined with other tools of mass surveillance, it bridges the gap between the physical and digital worlds. Despite serious privacy and human rights concerns, the use of…