The Great Russia Hack 3: The Solarwinds Story

The Great Russia Hack 3: The Solarwinds Story

If you’ve been following along, then you know that Russian hackers slipped malware into Solarwinds updates that went out to 18,000 corporate customers and government agencies last year. I hear you saying, whoa, slow down, cowboy! The hackers “slipped malware” into the...
The Great Russia Hack 2: How’d They Do It?

The Great Russia Hack 2: How’d They Do It?

Forget what you know about hacking. Nation-state hackers work at an entirely different level. Imagine that you get hacked – the bad guys get the password to your mailbox, say. The next step for most hacking attacks is that the bad guys do something that you will...
The 2020 Bruceb News Year In Review

The 2020 Bruceb News Year In Review

We made it to the end of 2020! Almost done with Season 4 of the miniseries from hell, “The Decline And Fall Of The American Trumpire.” The next 29 days will move at a pace that makes glaciers look speedy, just like the last nine months. The best we can hope is that...
Robert Bork & Hipster Antitrust

Robert Bork & Hipster Antitrust

In the last article I said that the Facebook lawsuits “will be difficult to win under the standards used in antitrust cases for the last few decades.” Rather precise phrasing, eh? It’s a literary trick called foreshadowing. I hope you felt the dramatic tension rise...