Daniel Sinclair @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China. Aug. 21, 2019 1 min read

I can't stop laughing. But also, how many spearphishing campaigns targeting the Department of Energy's nuclear weapons program are... actually working? 😬

The Pentagon's report on the security — rather, lack thereof — of the Ballistic Missile Defense System paints a pretty damning picture.  https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-ballistic-missile-systems-have-very-poor-cyber-security/ 

Also, the minuteman missiles during the Cold War were totally secured by code 00000000  https://foreignpolicy.com/2014/01/21/air-force-swears-our-nuke-launch-code-was-never-00000000/ 

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