The Great Crypto Diversion
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The Great Crypto Diversion

Following the Westminster attack in London, Britain’s home secretary, Amber Rudd, scapegoated social networks and end-to-end encryption communications. Is it possible her government has a messy domestic political issue that it’s trying to avoid discussing? Unclear grasp of the realities of…

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How to Hack a Bitcoin Exchange
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How to Hack a Bitcoin Exchange

How do you rob a bitcoin exchange? A data breach investigation report allegedly leaked from Bitstamp, which was hacked in January, provides interesting insights into what appeared to be a dedicated phishing attack. The attacker – or attackers – targeted their…

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Obama Goes To Silicon Valley
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Obama Goes To Silicon Valley

Updates have been scant since I started working full-time with ISMG; have been channeling my writing energies there. Here’s a teaser for a story I co-wrote today about President Obama trying to sell his post-Snowden cybersecurity agenda to Silicon Valley…

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