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Cade Metz / Wired:
WhatsApp says it has enabled end-to-end encryption for all forms of communication on its service, which now has over a billion users, by default   —  Forget Apple vs. the FBI: WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People  —  For most of the past six weeks …
Apr 5, 2016, 11:23 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
71% of people want the dark web shut down, according to global survey of 24K respondents   —  Dark Web's Got a Bad Rep: 7 in 10 People Want It Shut Down, Study Shows  —  Speculation—no matter how baseless—that online black markets for weapons helped make the terrorist attacks in Paris …
Mar 30, 2016, 8:20 AMIn context
Robert M. Lee / Wired:
US should focus on governments behind hack attacks because focusing on individuals sets a dangerous precedent, putting those hacking on behalf of the US at risk   —  Feds Set a Risky Precedent by Indicting 7 Iranian Hackers  —  This week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) …
Mar 28, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Peter Rubin / Wired:
Behind the development of Oculus Rift, now shipping with a simplified interface and a refined setup process   —  The Inside Story of How Oculus Cracked the Impossible Design of VR  —  Palmer Luckey has never used an Oculus Rift.  —  That's what the founder of Oculus keeps telling himself …
Mar 27, 2016, 9:20 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
A look at how Netflix handles major premieres, VPN usage, local competition, and more after expansion to 130 new countries   —  Netflix's Grand, Daring, Maybe Crazy Plan to Conquer the World  —  Late into the night on St. Patrick's Day, Netflix hosted a makeshift “war room” at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters.
Mar 27, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Uber starts bug bounty program with HackerOne, reveals network details to aid researchers, and offers bonuses for multiple discoveries; rewards range up to $10K   —  Uber Will Pay $10,000 ‘Bug Bounties’ to Friendly Hackers  —  Uber's business model is based on a simple notion …
Mar 22, 2016, 9:00 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers find 24 cars from 19 manufacturers vulnerable to radio amplification attack that extends range of key fobs to open cars, start ignitions   —  Radio Attack Lets Hackers Steal 24 Different Car Models  —  For years, car owners with keyless entry systems have reported thieves approaching …
Mar 22, 2016, 4:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI, Department of Transportation, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warn drivers about threat of over-the-internet attacks on cars   —  The FBI Warns That Car Hacking Is a Real Risk  —  It's been eight months since a pair of security researchers proved beyond any doubt …
Mar 18, 2016, 7:20 PMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Erroneously unredacted court document confirms Edward Snowden was the target in Lavabit case   —  A Government Error Just Revealed Snowden Was the Target in the Lavabit Case  —  It's been one of the worst-kept secrets for years: the identity of the person the government was investigating …
Mar 17, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context
Klint Finley / Wired:
Open source projects like Mattermost and Rocket.chat aim to beat Slack with features it doesn't yet have   —  Open Sourcers Race to Build Better Versions of Slack  —  Real-time chat applications have been around since the earliest days of the Internet.  Yet somehow, despite the enormous number …
Mar 17, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context

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