Lily Hay Newman, WIRED

Lily Hay Newman


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Lily Hay:

The Ghost of Internet Explorer Will Haunt the Web for Years

Microsoft's legacy browser may be dead—but its remnants are not going anywhere, and neither are its lingering risks. → Read More

The Surveillance State Is Primed for Criminalized Abortion

A new report lays out existing US policing capabilities that can easily be repurposed to monitor pregnant people. → Read More

The Hidden Race to Protect the US Bioeconomy From Hacker Threats

A biotech threat intelligence group is gaining supporters as urgency mounts around an overlooked vulnerable sector. → Read More

Android 13 Update Adds a Suite of New Privacy and Security Features

With its latest mobile OS update, Google aims to simplify the adoption of Android’s protective features for users and developers alike. → Read More

Some Top 100,000 Websites Collect Everything You Type—Before You Hit Submit

A surprising number of the top 100,000 websites effectively include keyloggers that covertly snag everything you type into a form. → Read More

FBI Conducted 3.4 Million Warrantless Searches of Americans' Data

Plus: Trump backers breach election systems, Microsoft tracks Russia's war prep, a new Facebook leak reveals a mess, and Bored Ape Yacht Club gets hacked. → Read More

Elon Musk’s Twitter Buy Exposes a Privacy Minefield

The social network’s user data and more will soon be at the whims of the world’s richest man. Who's worried? → Read More

Hackers Are Getting Caught Exploiting Zero-Day Bugs More Than Ever

A pair of reports from Mandiant and Google found a spike in zero-day vulnerabilities in 2021. The question is, why? → Read More

Netflix Can Cut Off Moochers Without a Password-Sharing Crackdown

There's a simple way to limit Netflix freeloaders—give users the ability to easily boot unknown devices linked to their accounts. → Read More

RaidForums, ZLoader, Hydra Takedowns Hide the Challenges of Fighting Cybercrime

Even as police and tech companies get better at shutting down illegal operations, cybercrime is worse than ever. → Read More

What Can Hackers Do With Stolen Source Code?

Lapsus$ hackers leaked Microsoft’s Bing and Cortana source code. How bad is that, really? → Read More

Security News This Week: TSA’s Terrorist Watch List Comes for Amtrak Passengers

Plus: Microsoft seizes Russian GRU domains, Cash App’s data breach, and Obama’s disinfo admission. → Read More

Meta Tries to Break the End-to-End Encryption Deadlock

A new report Meta commissioned aims to redefine comprehensive encryption as essential to protecting human rights. → Read More

What Are Blockchain Bridges and Why Do They Keep Getting Hacked?

Blockchain bridges are a crucial piece of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, which makes them prime targets for attacks. → Read More

Security News This Week: Fake Cops Scammed Apple and Meta to Get User Data

Plus: Lapsus$ teens hit with charges, Wyze's security screwup, and Russia's cyber rampage. → Read More

Researchers Used a Decommissioned Satellite to Broadcast Hacker TV

What happens when an old satellite is no longer in use but can still broadcast? Hacker shenanigans, that's what. → Read More

Okta Hack? Customers Scramble as Okta Tries to Clarify Breach

Authentication firm Okta’s statements on the Lapsus$ breach leave key questions unanswered. → Read More

Lapsus$ Extortion Group Claims Okta Hack, Microsoft Source Code Leak

Lapsus$ leaking Microsoft source code would be bad enough. Breaching Okta could be much, much worse. → Read More

Death of the Password? FIDO Alliance Reveals Its New Plan

After a decade of work, the FIDO Alliance says it’s found the missing piece in the bridge to a password-free future. → Read More

The Lapsus$ Hacking Group Is Off to a Chaotic Start

Telegram polls. Unusual demands. The latest extortion gang is on an unorthodox rampage. → Read More