Fears are raised about cyber bioterrorists, there's a widespread blackout for IoT devices caused by a cloud cock-up, and what role do strippers play in a revamp of the United States's computer crime laws?
And don't miss our featured interview with Steve Salinas of Deep Instinct, discussing ransomware.
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- Increased cyber-biosecurity for DNA synthesis — Nature Biotechnology.
- New cyber-biological attack can trick biologists into generating dangerous toxins — News Medical Life Sciences.
- Screening Framework Guidance for Providers of Synthetic Double-Stranded DNA — Department of Health and Human Services (PDF).
- AWS: Amazon web outage breaks vacuums and doorbells — BBC News.
- The Supreme Court will finally rule on controversial US hacking law — Ars Technica.
- 18 U.S. Code § 1030 - Fraud and related activity in connection with computers≈ — Legal Information Institute, Cornell University.
- Online-voting company pushes to make it harder for researchers to find security flaws — CNET.
- The Supreme Court will hear its first big CFAA case — TechCrunch.
- Response to Voatz’s Supreme Court Amicus Brief. — An open letter from the security community.
- The Queen's Gambit Netflix series — Wikipedia.
- Twitter thread by Sarah Jamie Lewis.
- Win by Segfault and other notes on Exploiting Chess Engines — Sarah Jamie Lewis.
- One-Straw Revolution — A book by Masanobu Fukuoka.
- Bed of Lies podcast — The Telegraph.
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