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Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Here's How Often AT&T, Sprint, And Verizon Each Hand Over Users' Data To The Government   —  When it comes to modern law enforcement surveillance, no one watches the wiretappers.  —  The vast majority of law enforcement's demands that phone carriers and Internet services hand over users' private data …
Jul 9, 2012, 2:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Researchers Say iPhone Users Hit With App Store's First Ever Spam-Sending App   —  A screenshot from Find and Call's website.  —  Just as antivirus researchers congratulated Apple for keeping the iPhone free of nasty apps five full years after its release, spammers seem to have finally tarnished that spotless record.
Jul 5, 2012, 12:10 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Wickr Lets Your iPhone Send Both Encrypted And Self-Destructing Messages   —  Encryption is meant to keep your messages secret from any third-party eavesdropper-what security pros call a “man-in-the-middle” attack.  But what about that more common problem, the man-on-the-other-end?
Jun 28, 2012, 6:40 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
FTC Hits Wyndham Hotels With Lawsuit Over Three Hacker Breaches In Two Years   —  Wyndham Hotel Group just took the fourth blow in a quadruple whammy: First it was hit with three digital breaches over two years that affected more than half a million customers.
Jun 26, 2012, 10:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
U.S. Government Requests For Google Users' Private Data Jump 37% In One Year   —  Updated with a correction from Google below.  —  The American government's appetite for Google's data is growing.  —  In the second half of 2011, Google received 6,321 requests that it hand over its users' private data …
Jun 17, 2012, 11:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
New Grad Looking For a Job?  Pentagon Contractors Post Openings For Black-Hat Hackers   —  Mikko Hypponen enjoys his position as the chief research officer at the Helsinki-based security firm F-Secure.  He has no intention of leaving.  But lately, he's been spending a lot of time looking at job openings.
Jun 16, 2012, 10:10 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Google Starts Showing Users Alerts For Accounts Hacked By “State-Sponsored Attackers”   —  Here's a message from Google some Gmail users can expect to see in the near future, and that the rest of us hope we never will: “Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer.”
Jun 5, 2012, 4:10 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Reddit's Alexis Ohanian And Activists Aim To Build A ‘Bat-Signal For The Internet’   —  Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act in January.  (Credit: Alec Perkins)  —  The “blackout” of Web sites to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in January …
May 25, 2012, 3:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
HBO's ‘Game Of Thrones’ On Track To Be Crowned Most Pirated Show Of 2012   —  Brace yourselves, HBO.  The pirates are coming.  —  With its popularity swelling and no easy way to watch for viewers without cable, HBO's hit series “Game of Thrones” is inspiring massive levels of piracy …
May 13, 2012, 11:10 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Pirate Bay Scolds Anonymous Hackers For Cyberattacks On Its Behalf   —  Some hackers aim to free the flow of information, while others aim to stifle it.  The Pirate Bay has taken a moment to remind the hacker group Anonymous of the difference.  —  Anonymous has been launching a series …
May 10, 2012, 5:15 AMIn context

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