Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica

Sean Gallagher

Ars Technica

Maryland, United States

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Recent articles by Sean:

Medicine show: Crown Sterling demos 256-bit RSA key-cracking at private event

Demo of crypto-cracking algorithm fails to convince experts. → Read More

Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers

Rules of engagement covered courthouse and authorized lock picking. → Read More

More evidence points to Iranian cruise missiles, drones in attack on Saudi oilfield

Cruise missile parts, UAV wreckage indicate attack was at least backed by Iran. → Read More

No phishing: LA Cyber Lab puts out app to help spot malicious emails

Nonprofit LA Cyber Lab launches app to help small businesses spot phishing, malware. → Read More

Feds seek to seize all profits from Snowden’s book over NDA violation

Snowden didn't submit it to gov't for pre-approval; DOJ says he's in breach of contract. → Read More

Video: DOD pulls plug on Boeing/Raytheon missile interceptor program

DOD takes its search for a multi-target interceptor into recompete. → Read More

Missiles and drones that hit Saudi oil fields: Made in Iran, but fired by whom?

Evidence shows Iran supplied cruise missiles, "loitering munitions" used previously. → Read More

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt

Iowa court officials authorized "various means" to check county court's security. → Read More

A project aims to help ISPs to mind their routing security manners

MANRS' Observatory gives a peek inside security issues of Internet routing. → Read More

Back to school: With latest attack, ransomware cancels classes in Flagstaff

Despite the ransomware rampage, survey finds citizens unwilling to pay for local fixes. → Read More

InvizBox 2 redefines what “privacy” routers can do

Multiple VPN channels, Tor, and plain old routing all in one disc-shaped package. → Read More

Antonio Neri and Hewlett-Packer Enterprise’s cultural revolution

Exclusive: Neri tells Ars about the leap HPE is making—and why not everyone will make it. → Read More

President Trump tweets picture of sensitive satellite photo of Iranian launch site

Photo of Imam Khomeini Space Center appears to camera pic of photo from NRO satellite. → Read More

Rash of ransomware continues with 13 new victims—most of them schools

Elsewhere, dentists get in on the fun and Baltimore raids parks money to pay for repairs. → Read More

Snake oil or genius? Crown Sterling tells its side of Black Hat controversy

In an exclusive interview with Ars, execs of controversial crypto company explain everything. → Read More

Alleged “snake oil” crypto company sues over boos at Black Hat [Updated]

Crown Sterling seeks damages after attendees disrupt "controversial" talk on prime prediction. → Read More

While one Texas county shook off ransomware, small cities took full punch

Lubbock County managed to isolate the attack quickly. Others, not so much. → Read More

Badge life: The story behind DEFCON’s hackable crystal electronic badge

Original DEFCON hackable badge creator Joe "Kingpin" Grand gives Ars the story behind his comeback. → Read More

Ransomware strike takes down 23 Texas local government agencies

Data rustlers hit Texas local agencies in a coordinated ransomware strike. → Read More

Woman accused of Capital One hack had stolen data from 30 companies, authorities say

Thompson threatened "suicide by cop" and to shoot up a Silicon Valley office. → Read More