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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
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension combats phishing and risk from password reuse by warning users who enter their Google password at a non-Google site   —  Chrome Can Now Warn Users Who Type Gmail Passwords in Dumb Places  —  No matter how much Google does to harden its servers …
Apr 29, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
DEA pushes legal limits of surveillance, setting precedents used to justify spying elsewhere   —  Want to See Domestic Spying's Future?  Follow the Drug War  —  The NSA isn't the only three-letter agency that's been quietly collecting Americans' data on a mind-boggling scale.
Apr 13, 2015, 8:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Anonabox Recalls 350 ‘Privacy’ Routers for Security Flaws   —  The project to build a tiny, anonymity-focused router known as Anonabox has overcome plenty of hurdles to get to market: critics who pointed to gaping flaws in its promised security, others who argued that it was a mere repackaging …
Apr 7, 2015, 3:25 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
DHS subpoenas Reddit for personal data on users involved with defunct dark-web marketplace Evolution   —  Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum  —  Over the last year, Reddit's “dark net markets” discussion forum has grown into one of the central fixtures of the online drug scene.
Mar 30, 2015, 5:55 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Former DEA agent who worked on Silk Road case charged with acting as paid mole for Ross Ulbricht; second agent charged with pocketing $800K in bitcoin   —  DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road  —  Nearly 18 months after the Silk Road online drug market was busted by law enforcement …
Mar 30, 2015, 4:10 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
It's go time for Go Zoho!  —  It's not often that you hear of a tech company taking a vintage Airstream trailer on the road to help users in their own neighborhood.  Then again, Zoho's no ordinary tech company.