Second Monday

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Morning Reading – Monday, December 14, 2020

Highly Evasive Attacker Leverages SolarWinds Supply Chain to Compromise Multiple Global Victims With SUNBURST Backdoor | FireEye

The actors behind this campaign gained access to numerous public and private organizations around the world.

Russian hacker group ‘Cozy Bear’ behind Treasury and Commerce breaches – The Washington Post

All of the organizations were breached through the update server of a network management system made by the firm SolarWinds, FireEye said in a blog post Sunday.

Amazon subsidiary Zoox reveals first look at autonomous robotaxi

Zoox created the first vehicle with bi-directional driving capabilities and four-wheel steering, allowing the vehicle to maneuver through compact spaces and change directions without the need to reverse.

Autonomous Vehicles Take Another Big Leap – The New York Times (Kara Swisher)

Like a lot of other self-driving efforts, Zoox’s robo-taxis will not yet be widely available for commercial operations, but will continue to be tested on private roads starting next year at Stanford University’s Linear Accelerator Laboratory.

Electoral College Voter: Long an Honor, and Now Also a Headache – The New York Times

This year, the Electoral College is another piece of routine election mechanics thrown into the cross hairs of President Trump’s sustained assault on voting integrity.

Ted Lasso, a Model for the Nurturing Modern Man

As I’ve grown more conscious over the past decade about the type of person I want to be in the world and the type of example I want to set for my kids, Rogers has been a guiding light and I’m happy to add Ted Lasso to the list as well.

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