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Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Atlanta spent ~$2.6M on recovery efforts after the ransomware attack against city's systems, though it isn't clear if the city tried to pay the ~$50,000 ransom   —  THE CITY OF Atlanta spent more than $2.6 million on emergency efforts to respond to a ransomware attack that destabilized municipal operations last month.
Apr 25, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Avast outlines how hackers hid a backdoor in its PC cleanup tool CCleaner, which tainted ~2.27M downloads in 2017, as part of a targeted attack on tech firms   —  IN SEPTEMBER, SECURITY researchers at Cisco Talos and Morphisec made a worst nightmare-type disclosure: the ubiquitous computer …
Apr 22, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
A look at the E-rate program that's intended to subsidize broadband expansion to rural schools but mired in red tape under FCC, blocking access to 750K students   —  WOODMAN SCHOOL IS a tiny, whitewashed schoolhouse lodged in a remote clearing in Montana's Lolo National Forest.
Apr 22, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
Angela Watercutter / Wired:
A look at some VR entries at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and how they are using the tech to shed light on political topics in the Trump era   —  Meeting a Monster is incredibly painful.  It's supposed to be.  Created using audio recordings and re-enactments, the virtual reality experience recounts …
Apr 19, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Jeffrey Van Camp / Wired:
Motorola Adds Some Class (and Glass) to Its Budget Phones   —  YOU AIN'T HIP unless you've got an extra long screen, dual cameras, and a glass back.  Those are three of this year's many smartphone trends, and Motorola has 'em all.  The smartphone maker has taken the lid off its latest Moto G …
Apr 19, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Profile of “Terms of Service; Didn't Read”, launched in 2012, which crowdsources summaries of ToS and then rates them   —  MOST PEOPLE SPEND very little time thinking about the terms of service that govern life online.  The agreement appears in a flash, we affirm that …
Apr 19, 2018, 4:05 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Study: of 228 groups found running divisive Facebook ads during 2016 election, 122 were “suspicious” and ran 4x more ads than others, ~20 had known links to IRA   —  WHEN YOUNG MIE Kim began studying political ads on Facebook in August of 2016—while Hillary Clinton was still leading the polls …
Apr 16, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Sources: most Facebook employees liked what Zuckerberg told Congress, but his vagueness on ads made some wonder if he cares how that side of Facebook biz works   —  ABOUT TWO HOURS, or 20 percent, into Mark Zuckerberg's marathon testimony before Congress this week, the Facebook CEO …
Apr 13, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
After testing 1.2K Android phones from 2017, researchers find OEMs often don't install the security patches they claim to install; ZTE and TCL each omitted 4+   —  GOOGLE HAS LONG struggled with how best to get dozens of Android smartphone manufacturers—and hundreds of carriers—to regularly push out security-focused software updates.
Apr 12, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
From two days of hearings, a list of all the 43 things Mark Zuckerberg said he or his team will follow up on for Congress   —  MARK ZUCKERBERG VISITED Capitol Hill this week, spending hours answering questions from Congress about privacy, Russia, algorithms, and more.  Also: not answering those questions.
Apr 12, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context

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