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Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road   —  An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn't trust instant messaging services.  Forget phones or Skype.  At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship …
Aug 14, 2013, 2:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
NSA Director Heckled At Conference As He Asks For Security Community's Understanding   —  When NSA Director Keith Alexander appeared at the Las Vegas security conference Black Hat Wednesday morning, he hoped to mend the NSA's reputation in the eyes of thousands of the conference's hackers and security professionals.
Jul 31, 2013, 2:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Hackers Reveal Nasty New Car Attacks—With Me Behind The Wheel (Video)   —  Stomping on the brakes of a 3,500-pound Ford Escape that refuses to stop-or even slow down-produces a unique feeling of anxiety.  In this case it also produces a deep groaning sound, like an angry water buffalo bellowing somewhere under the SUV's chassis.
Jul 25, 2013, 4:15 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Microsoft Finally Offers To Pay Hackers For Security Bugs With $100,000 Bounty   —  For years, Microsoft has refused to offer financial rewards to researchers who tell the company about security flaws in its software, even as Google and Facebook have ratcheted up their so-called “bug bounty” programs.
Jun 19, 2013, 1:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
NSA Implementing ‘Two-Person’ Rule To Stop The Next Edward Snowden   —  The next Edward Snowden may need a partner on the inside.  —  On Tuesday, National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander told a congressional hearing of the Intelligence Committee that the agency is implementing a …
Jun 18, 2013, 8:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Researchers Say They Can Hack Your iPhone With A Malicious Charger   —  Careful what you put between your iPhone and a power outlet: That helpful stranger's charger may be injecting your device with more than mere electrons.  —  At the upcoming Black Hat security conference in late July …
Jun 3, 2013, 8:40 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Not So Anonymous: Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Tightens Identity Requirement   —  Since the crypto-currency Bitcoin hit the limelight, many libertarians and privacy advocates have heralded it as anonymous, digital cash.  But the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange-and the U.S. regulators breathing down its neck-see things differently.
May 30, 2013, 10:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
State Department Demands Takedown Of 3D-Printable Gun Files For Possible Export Control Violations   —  The battle for control of dangerous digital shapes may have just begun.  —  On Thursday, Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson received a letter from the State Department Office …
May 9, 2013, 4:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Meet The ‘Liberator’: Test-Firing The World's First Fully 3D-Printed Gun   —  “Alright.  One...two...”  —  Before “three” arrives, a shot reverberates across the overcast central Texas landscape.  A tall, sandy blond engineer named John has just pulled a twenty-foot length of yellow string tied …
May 6, 2013, 7:20 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
This Is The World's First Entirely 3D-Printed Gun   —  Eight months ago, Cody Wilson set out to create the world's first entirely 3D-printable handgun.  Now he has.  Early next week, Wilson, a 25-year University of Texas law student and founder of the non-profit group Defense Distributed …
May 3, 2013, 3:25 PMIn context

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