By now, we have all heard about the takeover of the celebrity accounts and those of companies such as Apple and Uber by scammers who wanted to trick people into sending them bitcoins. There are multiple threads to this theory — Vice says that it was it might be some kind of inside job. Twitter … Continue reading More than just a Twitter hack
There is often talk about hostile nations disrupting fiber networks and the Internet infrastructure. We also worry about hackers doing permanent damage to the networks. But we rarely think about culprits who often cause the most extensive damage — you know squirrels, gophers, birds, insects, and even cows. Ever since I have been writing about broadband, I have been regaled by many incidents of animal tomfoolery bringing down the pipes.