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Hackers Can Silently Control Siri From 16 Feet Away

Hackers Can Silently Control Siri From 16 Feet Away

A clever attack by French researchers turns your headphone cable into an antenna to send surreptitious voice commands.

The post Hackers Can Silently Control Siri From 16 Feet Away appeared first on WIRED.

A New Way for Tech Firms to Fight Orders to Unlock Devices

A New Way for Tech Firms to Fight Orders to Unlock Devices

A federal magistrate in New York declined to fall in step with the government’s demand to access an Apple device seized by investigators, fanning the flames of a national debate.

The post A New Way for Tech Firms to Fight Orders to Unlock Devices appeared first on WIRED.

Cops Don’t Need a Crypto Backdoor to Get Into Your iPhone

Cops Don’t Need a Crypto Backdoor to Get Into Your iPhone

The White House has denied the FBI’s pleas for an encryption backdoor. But don’t forget that feds can still sneak in through the window.

The post Cops Don’t Need a Crypto Backdoor to Get Into Your iPhone appeared first on WIRED.

Matthew Keys’ Hacking Conviction May Not Survive an Appeal

Matthew Keys’ Hacking Conviction May Not Survive an Appeal

The conviction of Matthew Keys on hacking charges this week has renewed focus on a controversial law that many say prosecutors are using incorrectly to inflate cases.

The post Matthew Keys’ Hacking Conviction May Not Survive an Appeal appeared first on WIRED.

California Now Has the Nation’s Best Digital Privacy Law

California Now Has the Nation’s Best Digital Privacy Law

New law requires state law enforcement get warrant or other court order to obtain digital data held by companies, track GPS location or search mobile devices.

The post California Now Has the Nation’s Best Digital Privacy Law appeared first on WIRED.

WikiLeaks Wants to Pay $50K for Video of the Kunduz Hospital Bombing

WikiLeaks Wants to Pay $50K for Video of the Kunduz Hospital Bombing

The secret-spilling group is ramping up its leak bounty program.

The post WikiLeaks Wants to Pay $50K for Video of the Kunduz Hospital Bombing appeared first on WIRED.

5 Lessons From the Summer of Epic Car Hacks

5 Lessons From the Summer of Epic Car Hacks

For the last three months, car hackers’ terrifying abilities have been on full display. Now we filter out the fear and focus on what we’ve learned.

The post 5 Lessons From the Summer of Epic Car Hacks appeared first on WIRED.

Journalist Is Convicted of Helping Anonymous Hack Reuters

Journalist Is Convicted of Helping Anonymous Hack Reuters

Matthew Keys, an ex-Reuters employee, has been found guilty of aiding members of Anonymous so they could hack his former employer.

The post Journalist Is Convicted of Helping Anonymous Hack Reuters appeared first on WIRED.

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