Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Jeb Bush: Pro Torture Candidate

  Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush refuses to rule out the US resuming the use of torture if he were to become president. Bush, who addressed the issue during a campaign … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Protected: Life in jail for heavily drugged accused killer unable to testify

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August 8, 2015 · Enter your password to view comments.

Drones dropping drugs into prisons

  Officials at Mansfield Correctional Institution in Ohio say a fight between inmates last Wednesday was caused by a drone dropping more than 7 ounces worth of heroin, marijuana, and tobacco … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hackers remotely turn off moving car’s engine

  A pair of veteran cybersecurity researchers have shown they can use the Internet to turn off a car’s engine as it drives, sharply escalating the stakes in the debate about … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

What are you feeding the Total Information Awareness Network?

Imagine that every iPhone and Android Phone is secretly owned (as in pwned) by the NSA. (There are currently 6.8 billion mobile phones in the world, 2015 according to wikipedia.) … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Coordinated Internet Sabotage, 4:20 am in California, FBI Investigating

It’s been confirmed that the Sacramento County outage is due to vandals who cut cables in Livermore. The cables in Livermore were used to service customers in Sacramento County. That … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

US or allies apparently hacked leading cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab

One of the leading anti-virus software providers has revealed that its own systems were recently compromised by hackers. Kaspersky Lab said it believed the attack was designed to spy on … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment
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