Robert Hackett, Fortune

Robert Hackett

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Center Township, IN, United States

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  • Nautilus

Recent articles by Robert:

Apple Responds to Hacker’s Threat to Wipe Hundreds of Millions of iPhones

Apple says it hasn't been breached by hacker group Turkish Crime Family, which is threatening to wipe millions of iPhones unless paid ransom. → Read More

FireEye CEO: Businesses Are ‘Getting Sucker Punched’ in Cyberspace

"The CEO who caught the Chinese spies redhanded" weighs in on Russia. → Read More

Yahoo Hack: U.S. Charges 4 Alleged Russian Spies and Criminals

Instead of helping a U.S. investigation, Russian officers allegedly partnered with cybercriminals. → Read More

How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware

Protect yourself from ransomware, a cyber crime scam extorts people for access to their encrypted data, by following these security tips. → Read More

Calling Uber-Like Businesses the ‘Sharing Economy’ Masks Reality

Uber-like businesses may giveth, but they also considerably taketh away. → Read More

Did the Flaming Lips Just Delicately Skewer Venture Capitalism?

"There should be unicorns," a track off The Flaming Lips new album Oczy Mlody, sounds like it takes aim at "unicorn" venture capitalism. → Read More

Surveillance: Psst, Your Company Is Watching You Now

Digital surveillance technologies—cameras, drones, AI and more—are racing far ahead of laws to restrain them. → Read More

Alphabet’s Moonshot Projects Are Starting to Crater

A list of some of Google parent Alphabet's recently crushed moonshot projects. → Read More

The Worst and Best Parts of WikiLeaks’ CIA Leak

The best part of WikiLeaks' "Vault 7" dump of alleged CIA files? Silly emoticons. The worst part? Misinformation from Julian Assange. → Read More

Uber's Greyball Program Deceived Authorities But Hurt the Company More

The aggressive program was used to dodge law enforcement and officials. → Read More

WikiLeaks Dumps Thousands of Files on Alleged CIA Hacking Tools

Some of the alleged spy weapons target Apple iPhones and Google Android-powered handsets. → Read More

IBM Sets Sight on Quantum Computing

After AI and blockchain, the company sees it as a business opportunity. → Read More

Google Fixes Ultra Sneaky Gmail Phishing Trick

Security pros warned of the "highly effective" scam last month. → Read More

Big Business Giants From Microsoft to J.P. Morgan Are Getting Behind Ethereum

They've formed an alliance, set to debut on Tuesday. → Read More

Raising a Glass to Cryptographers

Celebrating the cryptography research presented at the 2017 RSA security conference as well as Google achieving the first SHA-1 collision. → Read More

CloudFlare Leaked Sensitive Data Across the Internet For Months

Google security researchers found CloudFlare leaking sensitive data—passwords and more for sites like Uber and OKCupid—since September. → Read More

Cisco’s John Chambers Bets on Google and Citi-Backed Voice Security Startup

Cisco's John Chambers is investing and joining the board of Pindrop, a voice security startup backed by CapitalG, GV, and Citi Ventures. → Read More

Cisco’s John Chambers Bets on Google and Citi-Backed Voice Security Startup

Cisco's John Chambers is investing and joining the board of Pindrop, a voice security startup backed by CapitalG, GV, and Citi Ventures. → Read More

Intel, Qualcomm: China's Semiconductors Threaten Chip Industry

Low-cost Chinese semiconductor makers look poised to stage an industry takeover, threatening tech giants such as Intel and Qualcomm. → Read More

Demystifying the Dark Web: What It Is and Where to Find It

The "surface," "deep," and "dark" webs are all parts of the World Wide. Here's a primer on what these networks are and where to find them. → Read More