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Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Cloudflare announces Orbit, a security solution for IoT devices   —  The Internet of Things security crisis continues apace.  New botnets crop up to conscript routers and security cameras, hackers exploit medical devices to compromise entire hospital networks, and smart toys still creep on kids.
Apr 28, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Davey Alba / Wired:
Inside Google's ads quality rater program, where contractors rush to flag and label inappropriate YouTube content for $15 per hour, while training Google's AI   —  Every day across the nation, people doing work for Google log in to their computers and start watching YouTube.  They look for violence in videos.
Apr 23, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Facebook releases beta version of Delegated Recovery, an ID system for third parties to recover accounts via Facebook, publishes SDKs, docs, and example apps   —  The stakes of computer security have risen far too high for any modern human to depend on their mother's maiden name to preserve their secrets.
Apr 19, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Wired:
Live blog of Facebook's F8 conference keynote   —  On Tuesday, April 18, in San Jose, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers his keynote at the F8 conference, Facebook's biggest public event of the year.  F8 is a developer show, so expect lots of talk about new code releases and tools for building things for Facebook.
Apr 18, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Cade Metz / Wired:
AI technique called “generative adversarial networks”, where neural networks are pitted against one another, could lead to unsupervised learning   —  The day Richard Feynman died, the blackboard in his classroom read: “What I cannot create, I do not understand.”
Apr 17, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Latest Shadow Brokers dump includes evidence NSA hacked SWIFT transaction system in the Middle East, has new exploits for older Windows versions up to Windows 8   —  For eight months, the hacker group known as Shadow Brokers has trickled out an intermittent drip of highly classified NSA data.
Apr 14, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Liz Stinson / Wired:
Projection mapping startup Lightform teases a device that can use a normal projector to project images onto irregular surfaces   —  Technology wants to disappear.  In computing's early days, the machines swallowed entire rooms.  Today, we wear them on our wrists.
Apr 9, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers say they have uncovered clues about Turla, a 20-year-old hacking group that is still active and is believed to have Kremlin ties   —  About a year ago, the two-decade-old trail of a group of Russian hackers led Thomas Rid to a house in the quiet London suburb of Hartley Wintney.
Apr 4, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
On April 4, both Pornhub and its sister site, YouPorn, will switch to HTTPS by default, a month after popular adult site RedTube made the transition   —  As the internet continues to limp toward better security, sites have increasingly embraced HTTPS encryption.
Mar 30, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Garrett M. Graff / Wired:
Inside the FBI's hunt for notorious Russian hacker and Zeus malware creator Evgeniy Bogachev, who has intelligence ties and a $3M bounty on his head   —  On the morning of December 30, the day after Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russia for interfering in the 2016 US election …
Mar 26, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context

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