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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
Wired:
Office of Personnel Management hacker breach is far worse than first believed, was exposed during sales demo by security company   —  Why The OPM Breach Is Such a Security and Privacy Debacle  —  If it's not already a maxim, it should be: Every big hack discovered will eventually prove to be more serious than first believed.
Jun 12, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
DoJ issued a grand jury subpoena to identify commenters on a Silk Road post at Reason.com, alleging threats were made against federal judge   —  Feds Want to ID Web Trolls Who ‘Threatened’ Silk Road Judge  —  On Dark Web sites like the Silk Road black market and its discussion forums …
Jun 9, 2015, 5:15 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI indicts Louisianan technician for selling counterfeit coupons on Silk Road and Silk Road 2; consultant estimates damages in the tens of millions of dollars   —  Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons  —  The dark web has become notorious for the sale of drugs …
Jun 1, 2015, 9:15 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Cody Wilson, inventor of the 3D printable gun, files countersuit against US State Department claiming the blueprints are protected free speech   —  3-D Printed Gun Lawsuit Starts the War Between Arms Control and Free Speech  —  This week marks the two-year anniversary since Cody Wilson …
May 7, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
After nearly 5-year hiatus, WikiLeaks relaunches its secrets submission system in beta   —  WikiLeaks Finally Brings Back Its Submission System for Your Secrets  —  It's taken close to half a decade.  But WikiLeaks is back in the business of accepting truly anonymous leaks.
May 1, 2015, 3:20 PMIn context

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