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Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
PRQ, Web Host For WikiLeaks And Once For The Pirate Bay, Raided By Swedish Police   —  PRQ owner Mikael Viborg in front of the Stockholm-based Web host's entrance.  —  The Stockholm-based web host PeRiQuito AB, or PRQ, has long attracted some of the most controversial sites on the Internet.
Oct 1, 2012, 5:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Twitter Hires Elite Apple Hacker Charlie Miller To Beef Up Its Security Team   —  In Twitter's early days, hackers enjoyed breaking into the company's accounts to embarrass news anchors or make obscene jokes about Britney Spears' nether regions.  Lately, it seems like world-class hackers …
Sep 14, 2012, 11:40 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Oracle Quietly Releases Fix For Serious Java Security Bug—Months After It Was Reported   —  Oracle just scored points with the security community for rushing out an early patch for a critical security flaw in Java that was already being widely exploited by the cybercriminal underground.
Aug 30, 2012, 4:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
‘Wiki Weapon Project’ Aims To Create A Gun Anyone Can 3D-Print At Home   —  An AR-15 semiautomatic rifle and a 3D-printed lower receiver for the weapon shown below it.  Both images were posted Defense Distributed's website.  —  Cody Wilson has a simple dream: To design the world's first firearm …
Aug 23, 2012, 12:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Google Doubles Down On Rewards For Bug Reports With $2 Million In Hacking Prizes   —  If Google hadn't made the message clear enough already: It really, really wants you to hack its software.  —  On Wednesday the company announced that it's holding another competition for hackers to target …
Aug 16, 2012, 9:50 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Black Market Drug Site ‘Silk Road’ Booming: $22 Million In Annual Sales   —  In the year since Senator Joe Manchin called for the “audacious” drug-selling website Silk Road to be “shut down immediately,” the world's most high-profile underground pharmacy hasn't just survived.
Aug 7, 2012, 5:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Hacker Will Expose Potential Security Flaw In Four Million Hotel Room Keycard Locks   —  Brocious demonstrating his unlocking tool on an Onity lock in a New York City hotel.  —  The next time you stay in a hotel room, run your fingers under the keycard lock outside your door.
Jul 23, 2012, 5:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Eight Million Email Addresses And Passwords Spilled From Gaming Site Gamigo Months After Hacker Breach   —  Call it a slow leak.  Four months after the gaming site Gamigo warned users about a hacker intrusion that accessed some portions of its users' credentials, more than 8 million usernames …
Jul 23, 2012, 1:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
WikiLeaks Reopens Channel For Credit Card Donations, Dares Visa And MasterCard To Block Them Again   —  Assange speaking a press conference regarding the financial blockade against the site in late 2011.  —  After 18 months of having its funding nearly completely cut off by a payment industry blockade …
Jul 18, 2012, 11:00 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Hacker Opens High Security Handcuffs With 3D-Printed And Laser-Cut Keys   —  Two 3D-printed and one laser-cut copy of restricted handcuff keys.  (Click to enlarge.)  —  The security of high-end handcuffs depends on a detainee not having access to certain small, precisely-shaped objects.
Jul 16, 2012, 9:20 PMIn context

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