Welcome to e.Woke #29!
Your weekly update: we see some call outs, we learn the passwords of Trump’s former campaign manager, and we tell you why you might have been locked out of Google Docs earlier this week.
Call! Him! Out! MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber recently asked Mark Zuckerberg some hard questions about his morals and if he, as a corporation owner, is really the best person to be speaking about privacy. (via MSNBC)
The name is Manafort, Paul Manafort. It was revealed that Donald Trump’s former campaign manager had terrible passwords that were exposed during the 2012 Dropbox hack and the 2013 Adobe hack. (His password was actually “bond007”.) He turned himself in on Monday after being charged with conspiracy against the U.S., money laundering, and tax fraud. Bad people have bad passwords. (via Motherboard)
Releasing confidential information has never been easier thanks to Speak out for Science, an organization who has become a hotline for scientists working under the Trump administration! Speak Out For Science has provided scientists a place where they can anonymously and safely “blow the whistle” – they use Signal! (via Motherboard)
Digital Security Tips, Resources, and Guides:
- Google Docs Glitch That Locked Out Users Underscores Privacy Concerns (via NY Times)
- Current Digital Security Resources: November 2017 Edition (via @mshelton)
- The 4th in the 5th: Temporal Aspects of Cyber Operations (via Recorded Future)