Andy Greenberg, WIRED

Andy Greenberg


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Past articles by Andy:

UK Approves WikiLeaks Chief Julian Assange's Extradition to the US

The WikiLeaks founder will appeal the UK Home Office's decision to extradite him to the US. → Read More

DuckDuckGo Isn’t as Private as You Think

Plus: A $150 million Twitter fine, a massive leak from a Chinese prison in Xinjiang, and an ISIS plot to assassinate George W. Bush. → Read More

Data Brokers Track Abortion Clinic Visits for Anyone to Buy

Plus: Russia rerouted internet in occupied Ukraine, Grindr sold its users' location data to ad networks, and more. → Read More

North Koreans Are Jailbreaking Phones to Access Forbidden Media

A new report suggests that a small but vibrant group of smartphone hackers may be challenging the world's most digitally restrictive regime. → Read More

A $3 Billion Silk Road Seizure Will Erase Ross Ulbricht's Debt

In a twist, a massive trove of stolen bitcoins will repay the dark web market creator's $183 million restitution. → Read More

Pipedream Malware: Feds Uncover 'Swiss Army Knife' for Industrial System Hacking

The malware toolkit, known as Pipedream, is perhaps the most versatile tool ever made to target critical infrastructure like power grids and oil refineries. → Read More

Russia's Sandworm Hackers Attempted a Third Blackout in Ukraine

The attack was the first in five years to use Sandworm's Industroyer malware, which is designed to automatically trigger power disruptions. → Read More

Shutdown of Russia's Hydra Market Disrupts a Crypto-Crime ATM

More than just a market for illegal drugs, the dark-web site allowed criminals to launder or cash out hundreds of millions in stolen cryptocurrencies. → Read More

Ice Cream Machine Hackers Sue McDonald's for $900 Million

Kytch alleges that the Golden Arches crushed its business—and left soft serve customers out in the cold. → Read More

An Optical Spy Trick Can Turn Any Shiny Object Into a Bug

Anything from a metallic Rubik’s cube to an aluminum trash can inside a room could give away your private conversations. → Read More

The DOJ’s $3.6B Bitcoin Seizure Shows How Hard It Is to Launder Crypto

A couple allegedly used a “laundry list” of technical measures to cover their tracks. They didn’t work. → Read More

Cryptocurrency Is Funding Ukraine's Defense—and Its Hacktivists

As Russia continues to amass troops at the border, resistance groups have seen a surge in crypto donations. → Read More

Why the Belarus Railways Hack Marks a First for Ransomware

The politically motivated attack represents a new frontier for hacktivists—and won’t be the last of its kind. → Read More

Signal's Cryptocurrency Feature Has Gone Worldwide

A beta “payments” feature now lets users of the popular encrypted messaging app send MobileCoin around the globe. → Read More

Apple Walks a Privacy Tightrope to Spot Child Abuse in iCloud

With a new capability to search for illegal material not just in the cloud but on user devices, the company may have opened up a new front in the encryption wars. → Read More

Watch a Hacker Hijack a Capsule Hotel's Lights, Fans, and Beds

It's not a ghost. It's a half-dozen vulnerabilities in a digital automation system. → Read More

A Controversial Tool Calls Out Thousands of Hackable Websites

PunkSpider is back, and crawling hundreds of millions of sites for vulnerabilities. → Read More

Facebook Catches Iranian Spies Catfishing US Military Targets

The hackers posed as recruiters, journalists, and hospitality workers to lure its victims. → Read More

Beyond Kaseya: Everyday IT Tools Can Offer ‘God Mode’ for Hackers

Attackers are increasingly attuned to the power and potential of remote management software. → Read More

Hackers Are Erasing Western Digital Hard Drives Remotely

Amazon acquires Wickr, the Senate holds up CISA, and more of the week’s top security news. → Read More