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Matt Burgess

WIRED

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Matt:

The FTC Gears Up for a Data Privacy Crackdown

Plus: Cisco gets hit by ransomware, Twilio gets phished, a new way to fight email spammers, and much more. → Read More

The US Offers a $10M Bounty for Intel on Conti Ransomware Gang

The State Department organization has called for people to share details about five key members of the hacking group. → Read More

Gun Database Breach Leaks Details on Thousands of Owners

Plus: Indian hacker-for-hire groups, Chinese student espionage efforts, and more. → Read More

Gun Database Breach Leaks Details on Thousands of Owners

Plus: Indian hacker-for-hire groups, Chinese student espionage efforts, and more. → Read More

How to Move WhatsApp Chats to Android, iPhone, Signal, and Telegram

It's never been easier to switch between iPhone and Android—and to get your messages out of the Meta ecosystem entirely. → Read More

Brave Now Lets You Customize Search Results—for Better or Worse

The privacy-focused company's new Goggles tool allows users to weed out the noise—whatever that might mean. → Read More

An Alleged Russian Spy Was Busted Trying to Intern at The Hague

Plus: Firefox adds new privacy protections, a big Intel and AMD chip flaw, and more of the week’s top security news. → Read More

An Alleged Russian Spy Was Busted Trying to Intern at The Hague

Plus: Firefox adds new privacy protections, a big Intel and AMD chip flaw, and more of the week’s top security news. → Read More

Contactless Fingerprinting Uses Phone Cameras to Capture Prints

Contactless fingerprinting uses a smartphone camera to capture your prints—and opens up a whole new set of privacy concerns. → Read More

Contactless Fingerprinting Uses Phone Cameras to Capture Prints

Contactless fingerprinting uses a smartphone camera to capture your prints—and opens up a whole new set of privacy concerns. → Read More

How China Hacked US Phone Networks

Plus: Russia rattles its cyber sword, a huge Facebook phishing operation is uncovered, feds take down the SSNDOB marketplace, and more. → Read More

Apple's Passkey Replaces Passwords With iPhone and Mac Authentication

Apple’s iOS 16 and macOS Ventura will introduce passwordless login for apps and websites. It’s just the beginning. → Read More

Apple's Passkey Replaces Passwords With iPhone and Mac Authentication

Apple’s iOS 16 and macOS Ventura will introduce passwordless login for apps and websites. It’s just the beginning. → Read More

The Race to Hide Your Voice

Voice recognition—and data collection—have boomed in recent years. Researchers are figuring out how to protect your privacy. → Read More

North Korean IT Workers Are Infiltrating Tech Companies

Plus: The Conti ransomware gang shuts down, Canada bans Huawei and ZTE, and more of the week’s top security news. → Read More

North Korean IT Workers Are Infiltrating Tech Companies

Plus: The Conti ransomware gang shuts down, Canada bans Huawei and ZTE, and more of the week’s top security news. → Read More

EU Plan to Scan Private Messages for Child Abuse Images Puts Encryption at Risk

Europe’s proposed child protection laws could undermine end-to-end encryption for billions of people. → Read More

EU Plan to Scan Private Messages for Child Abuse Images Puts Encryption at Risk

Europe’s proposed child protection laws could undermine end-to-end encryption for billions of people. → Read More

The US Saw a Spike in Child Sexual Abuse URLs in 2021

CSAM hosting in the United States rose 64 percent last year, putting the country second in the world, a new report found. → Read More

Europe Is Building a Huge International Facial Recognition System

Lawmakers advance proposals to let police forces across the EU link their photo databases—which include millions of pictures of people’s faces. → Read More