MIT @techreview cyber journalist, senior editor. Patrick.ONeill@technologyreview.com & Signal: +1-650-488-7247.

Washington, DC
Joined February 2010
Open Source Security Summit III: Ronald's Revenge
the most consequential figures in the tech world are half guys like steve jobs and bill gates and half some guy named ronald who maintains a unix tool called 'runk' which stands for Ronald's Universal Number Kounter and handles all math for every machine on earth
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I am looking for a ransomware intern to help with writing up information on new samples. You basically get paid to blow up ransomware. The position is part time, paid, remote and will be through the summer and fall. (cc: @CyTalks, @hawkinsw, @Vamegabyte) boards.greenhouse.io/recorde…
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remember when mike rogers tried to make "front doors" happen? that was a good time. more of an unlocked second floor side window man myself
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My “I scheduled this tweet before you tweeted your tweet” t-shirt has people asking questions already answered by my “I scheduled this tweet before you tweeted your tweet” t-shirt
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Replying to @jwarminsky
Oak is still ready to put the hurt on people in NBA arenas, give the man a contract
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Replying to @jwarminsky
Pat put in like a dozen great years, made the Knicks perennial contenders, and got us to the finals before eventually the cons outweighed the pros, please do not sully the great hero’s name
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Replying to @DakotaInDC
Not according to the Dunkin NASA Einstein fellow at the Harvard & Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, NO BIG DEAL
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Important work on the future of open source security:
Replying to @ericgeller
Even as we move on from Log4j, the OpenSSF report argues that its recommendations remain urgent. "The next world-altering critical open-source software vulnerability … is almost certainly already existing, undiscovered, somewhere in our codebases today."
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Patrick Howell O'Neill retweeted
33 tech giants, big banks, and nonprofits are meeting today & tmrw to discuss an ambitious @theopenssf plan to secure open-source software ecosystem, from coding education to crisis response teams. I got the exclusive on the report and meeting: subscriber.politicopro.com/a…
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NEW: Al Jazeera says its correspondent @ShireenNasri was killed by Israeli troops this morning in Jenin, occupied West Bank. The network says she was covering a raid by Israeli forces and was wearing a vest clearly marked with PRESS.
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🎙New DISCARDED🎙 This week Crista and I join @infosectimmy and Jake G. to talk about BEC, a massive threat that gets little attention. Learn about our BEC detection platform Supernova☄️, how Tim catfishes fraudsters, and more. podcasts.apple.com/us/podcas… open.spotify.com/episode/1V0…
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Patrick Howell O'Neill retweeted
Lawsuits against small news outlets by people tied to immense wealth remains one of the biggest threats to the US free press. This country desperately needs a federal anti-SLAPP law.
Peter Thiel associate and Arizona Senate candidate Blake Masters is threatening to sue the @ArizonaMirror over critical coverage, invoking the Thiel-funded Hulk Hogan-Gawker lawsuit.
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You probably won’t believe this but there was a time when UFO conspiracies dominated some of the weirder corners of American life. Now they’re like the most wholesome, normal, reasonable lines of inquiry we’ve got? Anyway, don't tell me if there is already a QAnon take on ET
INBOX: DoD officials to testify on UFOs in open session of House Intel subpanel
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