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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
GM took five years to patch privately disclosed takeover vulnerability in millions of GM cars with OnStar dashboard computers   —  GM Took 5 Years to Fix a Full-Takeover Hack in Millions of OnStar Cars  —  When a pair of security researchers showed they could hack a Jeep over the Internet earlier …
Sep 10, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Why It's Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You   —  Here's a big problem with secret spying programs in the US: To dismantle them with a lawsuit, someone has to prove that their privacy rights were infringed.  And that proof is almost always a secret.
Aug 30, 2015, 9:30 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Agora, the Dark Web's biggest marketplace for drugs, pauses operations over Tor vulnerability that could expose IP addresses of servers   —  Agora, the Dark Web's Biggest Drug Market, Is Going Offline  —  The Dark Web's biggest marketplace for drugs seems to have learned a lesson from the downfall …
Aug 26, 2015, 6:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
New Dark Web study shows drug market turns over $100M+/year in illegal substances, and the ecosystem is becoming more resilient to crackdowns, setbacks   —  Crackdowns Haven't Stopped the Dark Web's $100M Yearly Drug Sales  —  After more than four years and two giant law enforcement busts …
Aug 16, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers hack a Corvette's brakes via an insurance dongle used in many modern vehicles to monitor speed, location; affected systems are receiving OTA updates   —  Hackers Cut a Corvette's Brakes Via a Common Car Gadget  —  Car hacking demos like last month's over-the-internet hijacking …
Aug 11, 2015, 3:05 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Senate Bill Seeks Standards For Cars' Defenses From Hackers   —  A few years ago, the notion of hacking a car or truck over the Internet to control steering and brakes seemed like a bad plot point from CSI: Cyber.  Today, the security research community has proven it to be a real possibility …
Jul 22, 2015, 1:40 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Chrysler fixes remote control vulnerability with software update that must be installed manually   —  Patch Your Chrysler Now Against a Wireless Hacking Attack  —  Earlier this month, a pair of security researchers used a wireless attack to disable a Jeep Cherokee as I drove it on a Missouri highway.
Jul 21, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Hackers remotely gain partial control of a Jeep Cherokee on the highway using vulnerability found in thousands of Chrysler cars, SUVs, and trucks   —  Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It  —  I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold.
Jul 21, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
ProxyHam is a “hardware proxy” that puts you a mile away from your IP address using a 900MHz radio connection   —  This Online Anonymity Box Puts You a Mile Away From Your IP Address  —  In the game of anonymity-versus-surveillance online, the discovery of the user's IP address usually means game over.
Jul 2, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers develop palm-sized device, built for less than $300, that can steal laptop crypto keys using radio waves leaked by its processor   —  This Radio Bug Can Steal Laptop Crypto Keys, Fits Inside a Pita  —  The list of paranoia-inducing threats to your computer's security grows daily …
Jun 23, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context

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