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Will These Women Lead Ghostbusters 3?

Melissa McCarthy in the running for the lead Film ghostbusters Melissa McCarthy Ghostbusters 3 Paul Feig Jilian Bell

Hacker Aids Ukrainian Intelligence Colonel Arrested For Fighting Corruption

Ukraine's revolution isn't easy to understand. Some Russians who live there want the old pro-Russian regime back and have aligned themselves with the Putin government. Most Ukrainians want their independence support new leadership that isn't so attached to the Russian government. Show More Summary

Fifty Shades of Grey Gets the R Rating

We're just as shocked as you are Film Fifty Shades of Grey E.L. James

FBI Director Comey's Single Point Of Failure on Sony

FBI Director Comey laid has entire agency's credibility on the line today at an FBI sanctioned cybersecurity event in New York City where he provided new information on the Sony hack:“In nearly every case, [the Sony hackers known asShow More Summary

Annual Blog Round-Up – 2014

Here is my annual "Security Warrior" blog round-up of top 10 popular posts/topics in 2014. “Why No Open Source SIEM, EVER?” contains some of my SIEM thinking from 2009. Is it relevant now? Well, you be the judge. Current emergence of open sources log search tools (ELK FTW!), BTW, does not break the logic of that post. Show More Summary

Game of Thrones to Play in Imax

The biggest show in television is about to get even bigger Trending game of thrones Imax The Twilight Zone

Monthly Blog Round-Up – December 2014

Here is my next monthly "Security Warrior" blog round-up of top 5 popular posts/topics this month: “Why No Open Source SIEM, EVER?” contains some of my SIEM thinking from 2009. Is it relevant now? Well, you be the judge. Current emergence of open sources log search tools, BTW, does not break the logic of that post. Show More Summary

A Critical Review of Tom Rid and Ben Buchanan's "Attributing Cyber Attacks"

Thomas Rid and Ben Buchanan recently tackled the problem of attribution in cyber attacks in "Attributing Cyber Attacks", an academic paper published by Taylor & Francis. I don't know Ben Buchanan but I do know Tom Rid to be a very bright and honest individual. Show More Summary

Jurassic World Trailer to Expensively Air During the Super Bowl

Will this movie be another case of Dino-Mite? Film Jurassic World Jurassic Park Superbowl

Sony, the NSA, and the Next Big Intelligence Failure

"(T)ranslation and analytical errors made by the American SIGINT analysts—errors that convinced the naval task force and national authorities that the North had ordered a second attack on August 4, and thus led Maddox's crew to interpret...Show More Summary

The Foundation of 2015: 2014 in Review

We need to do more to protect ourselves. 2014 overflowed with front-page proof: Apple, Target, JPMorgan Chase. Et cetera. Et cetera. The current, vulnerable status quo begs for radical change, an influx of talented people, and substantially better tools. As we look ahead to driving that change in 2015, we’re proud to highlight a selection […]

Transformers 4 is Tops in China

Captain America came in second Film Transformers Age of Extinction Captain America the Winter Soldier

The Stakes Are High In The Sony Attack Attribution Gamble

“The FBI has concluded the government of North Korea is responsible for the theft and destruction of data on the network of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Attribution to North Korea is based on intelligence from the FBI, the U.S. intelligence community, DHS, foreign partners and the private sector,” a spokeswoman said in a statement. Show More Summary

Original Star Wars Marvel Comics Returning This Month

The Seventies Marvel series is back Comics Star Wars Marvel Star Wars Marvel Comics

Cyber Espionage Malware Taps Smartphones, Sends Chills

Sophisticated malicious code hasn't gotten the notice that the Sony hack has, but that's the point

The Hobbit's Still On Top, and Game of Thrones Still the Most Pirated Show

No big news flash here, but it's good to see both doing well Film The Hobbit The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies game of thrones

The Interview Reportedly a Big Success Online

The comedy finally made it theaters and online Film The Interview Seth Rogen James Franco

Tim Burton is Excited About the Prospect Beetlejuice 2

Burton and Keaton may join forces again Film Beetlejuice Beetlejuice 2 Michael Keaton Tim Burton Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

Linguistic Analysis Proves Sony's Hackers Most Likely Russian, Not Korean

Taia Global's Chief Science Advisor Dr. Shlomo Argamon, one of the country's preeminent researchers in authorship analysis and stylometry, led a team that conducted native language identification (NLI) analysis on the 20 messages left by Sony's hackers. Show More Summary

The Interview Will Finally Hit Theaters on Xmas

Terrorists can't kill the laughter Film The Interview James Franco Seth Rogen sony Sony hack

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