Stuff you may have missed: December 19, 2013
For those keeping track at home, the massive breach of Target’s payment-processing system could affect as many as 40 million people, or approximately 12 percent of the U.S. population. Awesome.
Speaking of hacking incidents, The Washington Post appears to be a common target: The Jeff Bezos-owned newspaper reported its third major data breach in the past three years. Ouch.
What would Brian Boitano do? Announce that he’s gay weeks before the Sochi Olympics, putting fresh pressure on Russia. Boitano is part of the U.S. delegation to the country.