Catching the Twitter hackers through Bitcoin; Trump orders TikTok, WeChat ban; Facebook finally takes down a misinformation post; Fyre merchandise sale; Jake Paul’s misadventures; Levandowski sentenced to prison; Robocall lawyers leak; Canon ransomware attack; Intel leak; rethinking the hacker trope; Reels launches; Sommore; Muppets Now; Star Trek: Lower Decks; speeding up Netflix; Alan Watts; Monkey.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

How the Alleged Twitter Hackers Got Caught

From Minecraft Tricks to Twitter Hack: A Florida Teen’s Troubled Online Path

IN THE NEWS

Trump issues orders banning TikTok and WeChat from operating in 45 days if they are not sold by Chinese parent companies

Facebook, Twitter penalize Trump for posts containing coronavirus misinformation

U.S. Marshals Service National Online Auction (Fyre Festival fraud scheme) – 08/13/20

FBI Swat Team Seize Guns From Jake Paul’s LA Mansion

Anthony Levandowski sentenced to 18 months in prison as new $4B lawsuit against Uber is filed

Astronaut Tim Peake Shares Incredible Photo Of View While Re-Entering Earth’s Atmosphere

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Robocall Legal Advocate Leaks Customer Data

Canon confirms ransomware attack in internal memo

Iranians, Russians receive text messages seeking U.S. election hacking info

Intel leak: 20GB of source code, internal docs from alleged breach

APPS & DOODADS

Instagram Reels launches globally in over 50 countries, including US

Automated mistake by Apple kills all Mac developer’s apps

MEDIA CANDY

The Last Narc

Umbrella Academy Season 2

Sommore: The Reign Continues

Sommore: Chandelier Stories

The Broken and the Bad on AMC

Muppets Now

Star Trek: Lower Decks

RICHARD HAMMOND JOINS FORCES WITH MYTHBUSTERS CO-HOST FOR NEW SCIENCE SHOW

Netflix is letting people watch things faster or slower with new playback speed controls

Headroom an iZotope Podcast

RUSSKAJA – Energia

AT THE LIBRARY

Alan Watts Collection

Monkey: Folk Novel of China