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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
David Chaum, known for inventing cryptographic protocols, introduces PrivaTegrity, an encryption scheme for messaging with a “carefully controlled backdoor”   —  The Father of Online Anonymity Has a Plan to End the Crypto War  —  It's been more than 30 years since David Chaum launched …
Jan 6, 2016, 11:45 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Profile of Samy Kamkar, hacker behind MySpace Samy worm, Evercookie, and OwnStar, who now showcases his skills on his YouTube channel named Applied Hacking   —  The Greatest Hits of Samy Kamkar, YouTube's Favorite Hacker  —  In an age when hackers hire themselves out to organized crime schemes …
Dec 26, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
Wired:
Blog posts and unverified leaked documents suggest eccentric 44-year-old Australian entrepreneur Craig Steven Wright is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto   —  Bitcoin's Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Is Probably This Unknown Australian Genius  —  Even as his face towered 10 feet above the crowd …
Dec 8, 2015, 4:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Zerodium publishes hack price list: cracking an Android or Windows Phone could cost $100K, but expect to pay $500K to crack iOS   —  Here's a Spy Firm's Price List for Secret Hacker Techniques  —  The trade in the secret hacker techniques known as “zero day exploits” has long taken place in the dark …
Nov 19, 2015, 7:30 AMIn context
Wired:
Senate passes cybersecurity bill CISA by a vote of 74-21, remaining differences still to be resolved between House and Senate   —  CISA Security Bill Passes Senate With Privacy Flaws Unfixed  —  For months, privacy advocates have asked Congress to kill or reform the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act …
Oct 27, 2015, 5:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
OPM now reports 5.6M federal employees' fingerprints stolen in breach, up from 1.1M   —  OPM Now Admits 5.6m Feds' Fingerprints Were Stolen By Hackers  —  When hackers steal your password, you change it.  When hackers steal your fingerprints, they've got an unchangeable credential that lets them spoof your identity for life.
Sep 23, 2015, 12:13 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
$1M bug bounty offered for exclusive, browser-based, untethered iOS9 jailbreak by Zerodium, a startup selling zero-day exploits to governments and corporations   —  Spy Agency Contractor Puts Out a $1M Bounty for an iPhone Hack  —  As long as hackers have sold their secret hacking techniques known …
Sep 21, 2015, 12:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers release Anonize for iOS and Android, designed to enable cryptographically anonymous surveys   —  New Crypto Tool Makes Anonymous Surveys Truly Anonymous  —  At the end of a semester teaching an undergraduate math course a few years ago, Cornell Tech researcher …
Sep 17, 2015, 10:45 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
GM took five years to patch privately disclosed takeover vulnerability in millions of GM cars with OnStar dashboard computers   —  GM Took 5 Years to Fix a Full-Takeover Hack in Millions of OnStar Cars  —  When a pair of security researchers showed they could hack a Jeep over the Internet earlier …
Sep 10, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Why It's Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You   —  Here's a big problem with secret spying programs in the US: To dismantle them with a lawsuit, someone has to prove that their privacy rights were infringed.  And that proof is almost always a secret.
Aug 30, 2015, 9:30 AMIn context

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