Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired An Ethics Guide for Tech Gets Rewritten With Workers in Mind

Hexbyte Tech News Wired An Ethics Guide for Tech Gets Rewritten With Workers in Mind

In 2018, Silicon Valley, like Hamlet’s engineer, was hoist with its own petard. Citizens were panicking about data privacy, researchers were sounding alarms about artificial intelligence, and even industry stakeholders rebelled against app addiction. Policymakers, meanwhile, seemed to take a renewed interest in breaking up big tech, as a string of congressional hearings put CEOs…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired ‘DDoS-For-Hire’ Is Fueling a New Wave of Attacks

Hexbyte Tech News Wired ‘DDoS-For-Hire’ Is Fueling a New Wave of Attacks

If someone wants to disrupt a website or online service—or take it down altogether—a popular method is to wallop it with a massive flood of junk traffic or bogus requests. These so-called distributed denial of service attacks have for years been a fact of life on the internet. But a recent spate of major campaigns…