Source: MIT Technology Review

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Chinese hackers disguised themselves as Iran to target Israel
10 aug. 2021 - When hackers broke into computers across Israel’s government and tech companies, investigators looked for clues to find out who was responsible. The first evidence pointed directly at Iran, Israel’s most contentious geopolitical rival. The hackers deployed tools normally associated with Iranians, for example, and wrote in the Farsi language.
 · attribution · china · cybersecurity · iran · israel > Abby Ohlheiser
What the latest Pegasus spyware leaks tell us
19 jul. 2021 - Over the weekend, a consortium of international news outlets published their findings from an investigation into the use of Pegasus, the marquee spyware product of the secretive billion-dollar Israeli surveillance company NSO Group.  The reports from the Guardian, the Washington Post, and 15 other media organizations are based on a leak of tens of thousands…
 · nso-group · spyware > Antonio Regalado
Elon Musk’s Neuralink is neuroscience theater
30 aug. 2020 - Rock-climb without fear. Play a symphony in your head. See radar with superhuman vision. Discover the nature of consciousness. Cure blindness, paralysis, deafness, and mental illness. Those are just a few of the applications that Elon Musk and employees at his four-year-old neuroscience company Neuralink believe electronic brain-computer interfaces will one day bring about.
 · human-machine-interfaces · neuralink