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Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Eight Million Email Addresses And Passwords Spilled From Gaming Site Gamigo Months After Hacker Breach   —  Call it a slow leak.  Four months after the gaming site Gamigo warned users about a hacker intrusion that accessed some portions of its users' credentials, more than 8 million usernames …
Jul 23, 2012, 1:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
WikiLeaks Reopens Channel For Credit Card Donations, Dares Visa And MasterCard To Block Them Again   —  Assange speaking a press conference regarding the financial blockade against the site in late 2011.  —  After 18 months of having its funding nearly completely cut off by a payment industry blockade …
Jul 18, 2012, 11:00 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Hacker Opens High Security Handcuffs With 3D-Printed And Laser-Cut Keys   —  Two 3D-printed and one laser-cut copy of restricted handcuff keys.  (Click to enlarge.)  —  The security of high-end handcuffs depends on a detainee not having access to certain small, precisely-shaped objects.
Jul 16, 2012, 9:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Here's How Often AT&T, Sprint, And Verizon Each Hand Over Users' Data To The Government   —  When it comes to modern law enforcement surveillance, no one watches the wiretappers.  —  The vast majority of law enforcement's demands that phone carriers and Internet services hand over users' private data …
Jul 9, 2012, 2:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Researchers Say iPhone Users Hit With App Store's First Ever Spam-Sending App   —  A screenshot from Find and Call's website.  —  Just as antivirus researchers congratulated Apple for keeping the iPhone free of nasty apps five full years after its release, spammers seem to have finally tarnished that spotless record.
Jul 5, 2012, 12:10 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Wickr Lets Your iPhone Send Both Encrypted And Self-Destructing Messages   —  Encryption is meant to keep your messages secret from any third-party eavesdropper-what security pros call a “man-in-the-middle” attack.  But what about that more common problem, the man-on-the-other-end?
Jun 28, 2012, 6:40 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
FTC Hits Wyndham Hotels With Lawsuit Over Three Hacker Breaches In Two Years   —  Wyndham Hotel Group just took the fourth blow in a quadruple whammy: First it was hit with three digital breaches over two years that affected more than half a million customers.
Jun 26, 2012, 10:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
U.S. Government Requests For Google Users' Private Data Jump 37% In One Year   —  Updated with a correction from Google below.  —  The American government's appetite for Google's data is growing.  —  In the second half of 2011, Google received 6,321 requests that it hand over its users' private data …
Jun 17, 2012, 11:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
New Grad Looking For a Job?  Pentagon Contractors Post Openings For Black-Hat Hackers   —  Mikko Hypponen enjoys his position as the chief research officer at the Helsinki-based security firm F-Secure.  He has no intention of leaving.  But lately, he's been spending a lot of time looking at job openings.
Jun 16, 2012, 10:10 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Google Starts Showing Users Alerts For Accounts Hacked By “State-Sponsored Attackers”   —  Here's a message from Google some Gmail users can expect to see in the near future, and that the rest of us hope we never will: “Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer.”
Jun 5, 2012, 4:10 PMIn context

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