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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
The White House releases recommendations from a nine-month study of US cybersecurity issues; it is now up to the Trump administration to implement them   —  The Obama White House has had to reckon with cybersecurity like no other presidential administration in history, from China's 2009 hack of Google …
Dec 6, 2016, 8:25 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Experts say election results should be audited to ease lingering doubts about voting systems   —  After an election marred by hacker intrusions that breached the Democratic National Committee and the email account of one of Hillary Clinton's top staffers, Americans are all too ready to believe …
Nov 23, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Ex-Lulzsec hacker Sabu now leading penetration testing at Seattle-based Rhino Security Labs; his boss says he has already performed dozens of tests for clients   —  Six months ago, Hector Monsegur hit send on an email to about a dozen new hires on the IT staff of a certain Seattle-based tech …
Oct 23, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Facebook Messenger has finished rolling out “Secret Conversations” to all 900M+ users for opt-in end-to-end encryption, available in its latest update   —  Last spring WhatsApp pushed out code adding a new layer of security to a billion users' apps, creating the largest end-to-end encrypted messaging network in history.
Oct 4, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google's tech incubator and think tank, Jigsaw, will soon release Conversation AI, a set of tools that use machine learning to combat online trolls   —  Around midnight one Saturday in January, Sarah Jeong was on her couch, browsing Twitter, when she spontane­ously wrote what she now bitterly refers to as …
Sep 19, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google's think tank Jigsaw develops program to dissuade aspiring ISIS recruits by redirecting them away from propaganda; 300K people averted in two-month pilot   —  Google has built a half-trillion-dollar business out of divining what people want based on a few words they type into a search field.
Sep 8, 2016, 6:20 AMIn context
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
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
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
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

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