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Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid for Tor-Breaking Research

Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid for Tor-Breaking Research

The university now implies it may have been subpoenaed to give up its anonymity-stripping technique.

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Here’s a Spy Firm’s Price List for Secret Hacker Techniques

Here’s a Spy Firm’s Price List for Secret Hacker Techniques

Zero-day exploit broker Zerodium has published a full chart of its prices for intrusion techniques affecting different software programs.

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After Paris Attacks, Here’s What the CIA Director Gets Wrong About Encryption

After Paris Attacks, Here’s What the CIA Director Gets Wrong About Encryption

With more than 120 people killed in Paris, US government officials are already touting the City of Light as the case against encryption.

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Tor Says Feds Paid Carnegie Mellon $1M to Help Unmask Users

Tor Says Feds Paid Carnegie Mellon $1M to Help Unmask Users

The Tor Project’s director accuses Carnegie Mellon of providing its Tor-breaking research in secret to the FBI in exchange for a payment of “at least $1 million.”

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SecureDrop Leak Tool Produces a Massive Trove of Prison Docs

SecureDrop Leak Tool Produces a Massive Trove of Prison Docs

The Intercept confirms that its latest anonymous leak of secrets arrived through its use of SecureDrop, a WikiLeaks-like, Tor-based upload system.

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Four Indicted in Massive JP Morgan Chase Hack

Four Indicted in Massive JP Morgan Chase Hack

The four defendants netted hundreds of millions of dollars in stock-pump scheme and internet gambling operations, Feds say.

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Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case

Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case

It turns out authorities have known the identity of the real hacker in the Matthew Keys case for at least two years.

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Security News This Week: 9 Out of 10 Websites Leak Your Data to Third Parties

Security News This Week: 9 Out of 10 Websites Leak Your Data to Third Parties

Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless.

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