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John P. Holdren

NASA

Magazine Article - Science

Former Obama Science Adviser John Holdren on the White House Science Office and Trump's Science Policy

    Author:
  • Jeffrey Mervis
| July 12, 2017

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Analysis & Opinions - Lawfare

Ransomware Remixed: The Song Remains the Same

| June 28, 2017

Trey Herr discusses what proliferation looks like in cyberspace: someone writes a piece of malware, a third party finds it, adapts it, adds in some of their own code or that from an open source project …et voila, a new piece of malware is born. This latest epidemic is based on a commonly used ransomware, combined with a modified version of the NSA’s leaked exploit, and tied together with some new encryption functionality and part of an open source security tool.