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Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
The Snowden Effect: Yahoo To Join Gmail In Offering Users End-To-End Encryption   —  Yahoo users may have benefited most from the “Snowden effect.”  The tech company was a laggard when it came to security practices until the NSA leaker's disclosures made clear the extent to which weak security practices …
Aug 7, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Firm That Exposed Breach Of ‘Billion Passwords’ Quickly Offered $120 Service To Find Out If You're Affected   —  The New York Times dropped the freakiest security story since Heartbleed Tuesday, warning people that a “Russian gang has amassed over a billion passwords.”
Aug 5, 2014, 11:30 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
How Your Security System Could Be Hacked To Spy On You   —  On a recent Friday evening, Logan Lamb and his girlfriend turned up at a co-worker's birthday party in Knoxville, Tennessee with a 12-pack of cheap beer, 4 craft beers for the birthday boy, and some hacking tools, namely a software-defined radio …
Jul 28, 2014, 6:40 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Profile of Del Harvey, Twitter's VP of trust and safety who deals with the worst of Twitter   —  Meet Del Harvey, Twitter's Troll Patrol  —  The gala on a recent Thursday evening was typical boom-time San Francisco glitz.  Attendees from Google , Yahoo and Facebook traded in jeans and hoodies …
Jul 2, 2014, 9:30 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Facebook Added ‘Research’ To User Agreement 4 Months After Emotion Manipulation Study   —  Unless you've spent the last couple of days in a Faraday pouch under a rock, you've heard about Facebook's controversial ‘emotion manipulation’ study.  Facebook data scientist Adam Kramer ran an experiment …
Jun 30, 2014, 9:40 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Facebook Doesn't Understand The Fuss About Its Emotion Manipulation Study   —  * Updated with an additional statement from Adam Kramer, the Facebook data scientist who conducted the study.  —  This weekend, the Internet discovered a study published earlier this month in an academic journal …
Jun 29, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Mathematicians Urge Colleagues To Refuse To Work For The NSA   —  In January, the math community had its big event of the year — the Joint Mathematics Meeting — where 3,000 mathematicians and math students gathered to talk about new advances in the field and jostle for jobs.
Jun 7, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Anonymous Login isn't anonymous to Facebook, which can now reap more data for ad targeting   —  Why Facebook's New ‘Anonymous Login’ Matters  —  Facebook is moving one step closer to becoming your all-access pass to the Internet.  CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company plans to offer “Anonymous Login.”
Apr 30, 2014, 7:30 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Entrepreneurs step up to help taxpayers track Bitcoin transactions, comply with IRS guidance   —  The Bitcoin Taxman Cometh: Calculating How Much Crypto-Investors Owe IRS Could Be Easy  —  With April 15 just weeks away, the IRS dropped its long-awaited “virtual currency guidance,” …
Mar 30, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Deputies confirm key quote from Dorian Nakamoto about Bitcoin in Newsweek story   —  More Details On Newsweek Journalist's Interview With Alleged Bitcoin Creator  —  In a long article that points to a 64-year-old California man Dorian Nakamoto as Bitcoin's creator, the most compelling evidence …
Mar 7, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context

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