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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
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Critics say CISA won't boost security, will allow private companies to share more user data with government   —  CISA Security Bill: An F for Security But an A+ for Spying  —  When the Senate Intelligence Committee passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act by a vote of 14 to 1 …
Mar 22, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers rate backdoors to cryptographic systems based on effectiveness, detectability, ease of use, and other factors   —  How to Sabotage Encryption Software (And Not Get Caught)  —  In the field of cryptography, a secretly planted “backdoor” that allows eavesdropping on communications is usually a subject of paranoia and dread.
Mar 1, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Ross Ulbricht's closest confidant at Silk Road, known as Variety Jones, remains elusive   —  Ross Ulbricht Didn't Create Silk Road's Dread Pirate Roberts.  This Guy Did  —  More than 14 months after his arrest, Ross Ulbricht has been convicted of being the Dread Pirate Roberts …
Feb 10, 2015, 6:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Prosecutors Trace $13.4M in Bitcoins From the Silk Road to Ulbricht's Laptop   —  If anyone still believes that bitcoin is magically anonymous internet money, the US government just offered what may be the clearest demonstration yet that it's not.  A courtroom PowerPoint presentation traced hundreds …
Jan 29, 2015, 8:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Ulbricht Confessed to Running Silk Road, His College Friend Testifies   —  In this courtroom sketch, defendant Ross Ulbricht listens to proceedings from the defense table during opening arguments in his criminal trial in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.  Elizabeth Wlliams/AP
Jan 23, 2015, 10:45 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
DHS suspected Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles may have been Silk Road's mastermind, Dread Pirate Roberts   —  DHS Believed Mt. Gox CEO Might Have Been Silk Road's Secret Mastermind  —  Long before the Department of Homeland Security set its sights on a 29-year-old named Ross Ulbricht …
Jan 15, 2015, 6:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Peerio announces free desktop productivity suite for end-to-end encryption of email, files, and IMs; mobile versions coming soon   —  The Free Encryption App That Wants to Replace Gmail, Dropbox, and HipChat  —  Cryptographers devote their careers to the science of securing your communications.
Jan 14, 2015, 9:20 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI Director: Sony's ‘Sloppy’ North Korean Hackers Revealed Their IP Addresses   —  The Obama administration has been tightlipped about its controversial naming of the North Korean government as the definitive source of the hack that eviscerated Sony Pictures Entertainment late last year.
Jan 7, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context

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