Facebook Users: Please! Stop! Doing! This!

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This is a kind of thought virus used to promote a business or product: Companies that want you to pay attention to them come up with some dumb meme and then challenge you to disprove it. It is always something insanely easy to disprove, such as “Name a day of the week that ends in [Read More...]

The Cyber War: Dispatches from the Battlefield

In “The Coming Global Cyber War,” I wrote about some of the more frightening developments we can expect as computer/viral warfare evolves. Recent viruses such as Stuxnet, Duqu, and Flame are showing the path towards a dangerous future in which terrorists and foreign governments can damage our industry, power, and transportation with viral attacks. This is [Read More...]

The Coming Global Cyber War

Stuxnet was the Manhattan Project of the 21st century. This complex, subtle computer worm–detected in 2010–was designed to make the Iranian nuclear centrifuges malfunction ever so slightly, delaying Iran’s march towards a nuclear bomb without the Iranians even knowing why. It revealed the serious vulnerability of every automated industrial control system, and they’re almost all automated to [Read More...]


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