So much of what we do in technology today, is from the world of the hacker. Not usually the black-hat hacker who seeks to destroy, but usually from the white-hat (the good guy), and even sometimes the grey-hat (the less morally bound, but still someone pushing boundaries). Where do we move from here? Life-hacking, making your life better? Perhaps upgrading your iPhone will be bad? And the quote below is something I’m very concerned about… those that are simply learning to be in Information Security are threatened by this approach.
Kody Kinzie, a security researcher and educator who posts hacking videos to YouTube’s Null Byte channel, on Tuesday said a video created for the US July 4th holiday to demonstrate launching fireworks over Wi-Fi couldn’t be uploaded because of the rule.
“I’m worried for everyone that teaches about infosec and tries to fill in the gaps for people who are learning,” he said via Twitter. “It is hard, often boring, and expensive to learn cybersecurity.”