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‘If You Want to Kill Someone, We Are the Right Guys’

Wired Security - 2 hours 51 min ago
In a small Minnesota town, an IT technician found his way to the darkest corner of the web. Then he made a deadly plan.
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Supply Chain Hackers Snuck Malware Into Videogames

Wired Security - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 5:16pm
An aggressive group of supply chain hackers strikes again, this time further upstream.
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Don't Praise the Sri Lankan Government for Blocking Facebook

Wired Security - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 2:10pm
Social media can provide vital information in a crisis, and there's evidence blocking it does more harm than good.
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A 'Blockchain Bandit' Is Guessing Private Keys and Scoring Millions

Wired Security - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 7:00am
The larger lesson of an ongoing Ethereum crime spree: Be careful with who's generating your cryptocurrency keys.
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14 Mueller Report Takeaways You Might Have Missed

Wired Security - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 3:21pm
When you dig into the Mueller report, a lot of important details start to jump out.
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Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a 'Useful Idiot'

Wired Security - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:14am
The Mueller report exposes the extent to which not just Russia but Donald Trump's own associates grifted the president.
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Hackers Can Tell What Netflix 'Bandersnatch' Choices You Make

Wired Security - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:00am
Researchers have shown that even though Netflix encrypts its traffic, hackers can figure out your interactive movie choices.
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Facebook Fails, Russian Hacks, and More Security News This Week

Wired Security - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:00am
The Mueller report, Facebook goofs, and more of the week's top security news.
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Mueller Report Fallout Pressures Democrats to Impeach Trump

Wired Security - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 1:42pm
Congressional Democrats have punted on the question of impeaching Donald Trump. The Mueller report makes that calculus much harder.
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Read the Mueller Report; Change Your Instagram Password

Wired Security - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 6:49pm
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.
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The Mueller Report Is Much Worse For Trump Than Barr Let On

Wired Security - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 3:06pm
The Mueller report clearly shows that Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice, regardless of what the attorney general says.
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A Mystery Agent Is Doxing Iran's Hackers and Dumping Their Code

Wired Security - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 3:00pm
Iranian intelligence seems to be getting its own taste of a Shadow Brokers-style leak of secrets.
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The Mueller Report Is Out. Read It Here

Wired Security - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:22am
Attorney general William Barr has released the redacted Mueller report to Congress. You can read all 300-plus pages of it right here.
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Dark Web Drug Seller Sinmed Goes Down—Thanks to ATM Withdrawals

Wired Security - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 2:44pm
Investigators from the New York district attorney's office stumbled across dark web drug vendor "sinmed" thanks to suspicious ATM transactions.
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Cyberspies Hijacked the Internet Domains of Entire Countries

Wired Security - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:01am
A mysterious new group called Sea Turtle targeted 40 organizations in a DNS hijacking spree.
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Microsoft Email Hack Shows the Lurking Danger of Customer Support

Wired Security - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 5:33pm
Hackers spent months with full access to Outlook, Hotmail, and MSN email accounts—and got in through Microsoft's customer support platform.
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Julian Assange, a Big Yahoo Fine, and More Security News This Week

Wired Security - Sat, 04/13/2019 - 9:00am
Plus: Wi-Fi vulnerabilities, Silk Road 2's founder, and more of the week's top security news.
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Trump’s Homeland Security Purge Worries Cybersecurity Experts

Wired Security - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 8:21pm
A leadership void at DHS means the White House is calling the shots where it wants to, cybersecurity experts warn, and other agencies can muscle in where it won’t.
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Julian Assange Arrested, Mastering *Jeopardy!*, and More News

Wired Security - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 8:10pm
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.
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How To Make Your Amazon Echo and Google Home as Private as Possible

Wired Security - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 6:27pm
With news that Amazon lets human employees listen to Alexa recordings, you might want to tighten up your smart assistant ship.
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