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Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
FBI Says It's Seized $28.5 Million In Bitcoins From Ross Ulbricht, Alleged Owner Of Silk Road   —  The Silk Road made a small fortune during its two and a half years as the web's biggest anonymous black market for illegal drugs.  As of Friday, at least one $28.5 million chunk of that fortune now belongs to the FBI.
Oct 25, 2013, 2:35 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Google's ‘Project Shield’ Will Offer Free Cyberattack Protection To Hundreds Of At-Risk Sites   —  Over its years as an Internet behemoth, Google has learned a lot about fighting hackers who would knock its services off the web.  Now it's offering its muscle to a far more vulnerable set of targets.
Oct 21, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Another iOS 7 Bug Lets Anyone Make Calls From Locked iPhones—And This One Has No Quick Fix   —  Apple has yet to fix one nasty bug in the lockscreen of iOS 7, and the next one has already appeared.  —  On Friday, Karam Daoud, a 27-year old Palestinian living in the West Bank city of Ramallah …
Sep 20, 2013, 11:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
iOS 7 Bug Lets Anyone Bypass iPhone's Lockscreen To Hijack Photos, Email, Or Twitter   —  Forget the debate around the security or insecurity of the iPhone 5s's fingerprint reader.  The latest version of the iPhone's operating system currently offers a huge, gaping hole in its old-fashioned passcode lockscreen.
Sep 19, 2013, 3:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Follow The Bitcoins: How We Got Busted Buying Drugs On Silk Road's Black Market   —  The crypto-currency Bitcoin has become the preferred payment method for much of the online underground, hailed by none other than the administrator of the booming Silk Road black market as the key to making his illicit business possible.
Sep 5, 2013, 6:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
How A ‘Deviant’ Philosopher Built Palantir, A CIA-Funded Data-Mining Juggernaut   —  Since rumors began to spread that a startup called Palantir helped to kill Osama bin Laden, Alex Karp hasn't had much time to himself.  —  On one sun-baked July morning in Silicon Valley Palantir's lean 45 …
Aug 14, 2013, 4:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road   —  An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn't trust instant messaging services.  Forget phones or Skype.  At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship …
Aug 14, 2013, 2:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
NSA Director Heckled At Conference As He Asks For Security Community's Understanding   —  When NSA Director Keith Alexander appeared at the Las Vegas security conference Black Hat Wednesday morning, he hoped to mend the NSA's reputation in the eyes of thousands of the conference's hackers and security professionals.
Jul 31, 2013, 2:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Hackers Reveal Nasty New Car Attacks—With Me Behind The Wheel (Video)   —  Stomping on the brakes of a 3,500-pound Ford Escape that refuses to stop-or even slow down-produces a unique feeling of anxiety.  In this case it also produces a deep groaning sound, like an angry water buffalo bellowing somewhere under the SUV's chassis.
Jul 25, 2013, 4:15 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Microsoft Finally Offers To Pay Hackers For Security Bugs With $100,000 Bounty   —  For years, Microsoft has refused to offer financial rewards to researchers who tell the company about security flaws in its software, even as Google and Facebook have ratcheted up their so-called “bug bounty” programs.
Jun 19, 2013, 1:40 PMIn context

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