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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Toosheh lets Iranians use their ubiquitous satellite TV dishes to download videos, cirumventing the nation's slow, expensive, censored internet   —  The Ingenious Way Iranians Are Using Satellite TV to Beam in Banned Internet  —  Reza, a 20-something mechanical engineer working …
Apr 23, 2016, 10:35 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers detail how they brute forced shortened URLs from OneDrive and Google Maps to access private information; Microsoft and Google respond   —  Researchers Crack Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs to Spy on People  —  For anyone with minimalist tastes or an inability …
Apr 15, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Security experts say Burr-Feinstein draft encryption bill is flawed and dangerous   —  The Senate's Draft Encryption Bill Is ‘Ludicrous, Dangerous, Technically Illiterate’  —  As Apple battled the FBI for the last two months over the agency's demands that Apple help crack its own encryption …
Apr 8, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Hackers post personally identifiable information of 50M Turkish citizens online, more than half the country's 80M population   —  Hack Brief: Turkey Breach Spills Info on More Than Half Its Citizens  —  The nation of Turkey has been reeling from terrorist bombings in its biggest cities …
Apr 6, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
71% of people want the dark web shut down, according to global survey of 24K respondents   —  Dark Web's Got a Bad Rep: 7 in 10 People Want It Shut Down, Study Shows  —  Speculation—no matter how baseless—that online black markets for weapons helped make the terrorist attacks in Paris …
Mar 30, 2016, 8:20 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Uber starts bug bounty program with HackerOne, reveals network details to aid researchers, and offers bonuses for multiple discoveries; rewards range up to $10K   —  Uber Will Pay $10,000 ‘Bug Bounties’ to Friendly Hackers  —  Uber's business model is based on a simple notion …
Mar 22, 2016, 9:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers find 24 cars from 19 manufacturers vulnerable to radio amplification attack that extends range of key fobs to open cars, start ignitions   —  Radio Attack Lets Hackers Steal 24 Different Car Models  —  For years, car owners with keyless entry systems have reported thieves approaching …
Mar 22, 2016, 4:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI, Department of Transportation, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warn drivers about threat of over-the-internet attacks on cars   —  The FBI Warns That Car Hacking Is a Real Risk  —  It's been eight months since a pair of security researchers proved beyond any doubt …
Mar 18, 2016, 7:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google launches Project Shield, a free DDOS mitigation service, to all non-state news sites   —  Google Wants to Save News Sites From Cyberattacks—For Free  —  Mehdi Yahyanejad thought that after Iranians voted on June 12, 2009, he would finally get some rest.
Feb 24, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
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

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