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Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway

Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.18
encrypt all the things
encrypt all the things

You Can Finally Encrypt Slack Messages So Your Boss Can't Read Them

'Shhlack' allows you to send end-to-end encrypted messages within the popular chat app.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.3.18
big surprise
big surprise

Okay, Let’s Talk About John McAfee’s Paid ICO Promotions

McAfee charges $100K per tweet to promote companies that sell digital tokens to investors in crowd sales.
Jordan Pearson
4.5.18
cryptocurrency
cryptocurrency

This Guy Lives on a Yacht He Bought With Money He Made Selling 'Pepe Cash'

"I definitely got my 27-footer directly thanks to the major rise in Rare Pepe and Pepe Cash price."
Sébastien Wesolowski
2.14.18
Words
Words

Cryptocurrencies Aren't 'Crypto'

As the price of Bitcoin and Ethereum skyrocket, and more and more people who are unfamiliar with technology join in the craze, words start to lose their original and correct meaning.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.28.17
malware
malware

20 Percent of Mobile Cryptocurrency Malware Attacks Are In the US

And infection rates could rise.
Jordan Pearson
11.9.17
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Russia Plans to Block Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Bitcoin takes another hit abroad.
Jordan Pearson
10.10.17
galaxy brain
galaxy brain

Why Motherboard Is Capitalizing 'Bitcoin' Again

A story about normalizing technology.
Jordan Pearson
8.28.17
oh god
oh god

The Original Goatse Site Is Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency

Again.
Jordan Pearson
8.9.17
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

The Next 24 Hours Will Decide Bitcoin's Fate

Here’s what you need to know.
Jordan Pearson
7.31.17
STARTL...WHAT?
STARTL...WHAT?

The Pentagon Still Doesn’t Encrypt Its Emails

And Democratic Senator Ron Wyden wants to know why not.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.31.17
crypto
crypto

The Spy Who Checkmated Me: Why Postal Chess Was Banned During Wartime

The United States banned postal chess during WWII because it feared the game was being used to send secret messages. But how would this actually work?
Daniel Oberhaus
3.25.17