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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers find cryptographic keys shared by millions of Volkswagen vehicles can allow them to clone key fobs using cheap radio hardware   —  In 2013, when University of Birmingham computer scientist Flavio Garcia and a team of researchers were preparing to reveal a vulnerability that allowed …
Aug 11, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Davey Alba / Wired:
Snapchat removes “yellowface” anime lens after user backlash, four months after similar furor over Bob Marley “blackface” filter   —  Snapchat's at it again.  As first reported by The Verge and Mic, the ephemeral snapping app adored by millennials yesterday released …
Aug 10, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Cade Metz / Wired:
Inside DARPA's first Cyber Grand Challenge, which pitted bot against bot to exploit security holes   —  Last night, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, seven autonomous bots proved that hacking isn't just for humans.  —  The Paris ballroom played host to the Darpa Cyber Grand Challenge …
Aug 6, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Popular wireless keyboards from HP, Toshiba, GE, others don't use encryption, can easily be snooped on and exploited to send malicious text to linked device   —  You should be able to trust your wireless keyboard.  And yet security researchers have been warning people to be suspicious …
Jul 26, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
Chris Kohler / Wired:
Nintendo did not create Pokémon Go, and the game's success is not an indication that the Japanese company finally gets mobile   —  Pokemon Go is one of the biggest mobile games ever, but don't mistake it for the solution to Nintendo's problems.  If anything, it's a symptom.
Jul 23, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Edward Snowden and hacker Andrew Huang present designs for a device to monitor whether your iPhone's radios are transmitting when they are supposed to be off   —  When Edward Snowden met with reporters in a Hong Kong hotel room to spill the NSA's secrets, he famously asked them put their phones …
Jul 22, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Clinton has assembled a tech team of over 50 engineers and developers for her presidential campaign, while Trump just focuses on using social media   —  Giving up Google wasn't easy for Stephanie Hannon, if it's easy for anyone.  A person can get used to the big salary, cushy perks …
Jul 17, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Twitter partners with CBS and CBSN to livestream Republican and Democratic Conventions   —  Twitter has been perhaps the most talked about platform this election cycle.  (Thanks, Donald Trump.)  Now, in hopes of capturing even more of the political conversation, the company is announcing …
Jul 11, 2016, 9:35 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Facebook starts testing opt-in end-to-end encryption in Messenger; chats visible on one device on each end, messages can self-destruct after a pre-set time   —  Just a few years ago, end-to-end encryption was a nerdy niche: a tiny collection of obscure software let you encrypt communication …
Jul 8, 2016, 9:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google tests a type of encryption in Chrome called Ring-LWE that could be immune to attacks from quantum computers   —  For anyone who cares about Internet security and encryption, the advent of practical quantum computing looms like the Y2K bug in the 1990s: a countdown to an unpredictable event that might just break everything.
Jul 7, 2016, 6:20 PMIn context

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