- philosecurity Blog Archive Interview with an Adware Author - "So we’ve progressed now from having just a Registry key entry, to having an executable, to having a randomly-named executable, to having an executable which is shuffled around a little bit on each machine, to one that’s encrypted– really more just obfuscated– to an executable that doesn’t even run as an executable. It runs merely as a series of threads."
tags: tech software security
- My Genome, My Self - Stephen Pinker writes a nice treatise on the state of genetic testing, and the challenges that lie ahead.
tags: science genomics culture medicine
- How Porsche hacked the financial system and made a killing - I read about this maneuver on Metafilter when it happened and was wowed. This explains it in layman's detail. Don't miss the comments for the criticism of Porsche's financial opacity.