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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Silk Road's dream of a free-trade zone on the dark web is dead: a collection of untrustworthy black market bazaars have failed to replace the Silk Road   —  The Silk Road's Dark-Web Dream Is Dead  —  Not so long ago, the Silk Road was not only a bustling black market for drugs …
Jan 18, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
US Department of Transportation and 18 automakers say they'll share cybersecurity data and best practices, work with security researchers who expose flaws   —  Feds Prod Automakers to Play Nice With Hackers  —  The Department of Transportation and its automotive safety branch …
Jan 17, 2016, 12:10 AMIn context
Klint Finley / Wired:
T-Mobile Confirms It Slows Connections to Video Sites   —  Though T-Mobile still wants to play games with words, the company has admitted it's slowing down streams as part of its unlimited video service.  —  T-Mobile customers who activate the company's controversial Binge On video service …
Jan 8, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
ProPublica becomes first major news site on the dark web, running as a hidden service on the Tor network, offering stronger privacy than SSL to readers   —  ProPublica Launches the Dark Web's First Major News Site  —  The so-called dark web, for all its notoriety as a haven for criminals and drug dealers …
Jan 7, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context
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
Clive Thompson / Wired:
How China, home of tech copycats like Baidu, Tencent, and JD, transformed into a hub for tech innovation   —  How a Nation of Tech Copycats Transformed Into a Hub for Innovation  —  The young programmer had an idea, and everyone thought it was nuts.  Just out of college …
Jan 1, 2016, 10:20 PMIn 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
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Experts' findings suggest NSA is at least indirectly responsible for Juniper backdoor because of the weakness NSA embedded in the Dual_EC encryption algorithm   —  Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery; Signs Point to NSA  —  Security researchers believe they have finally solved …
Dec 22, 2015, 11:26 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Obama: law enforcement monitors public social media posts as part of the visa review process   —  Obama Says the Feds Vet Social Media Before Issuing Visas  —  After the massacre at a San Bernardino, California, holiday party this month, a wave of speculation crested over whether …
Dec 19, 2015, 9:15 PMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Secret Code Found in Juniper's Firewalls Shows Risk of Government Backdoors   —  Encryption backdoors have been a hot topic in the last few years—and the controversial issue got even hotter after the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, when it dominated media headlines.
Dec 19, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context

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