Instead of Banning Cheaters, Pokémon Go Trolls Them Hard

Instead of Banning Cheaters, Pokémon Go Trolls Them Hard

A new “shadowban” leaves Pokémon Go bot runners stuck in a sea of Pidgeys. The post Instead of Banning Cheaters, Pokémon Go Trolls Them Hard appeared first on WIRED.

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How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter to Protect Yourself

How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter to Protect Yourself

You don’t have to get your hands dirty to do the most important spring cleaning of the year. The post How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter to Protect Yourself appeared first on WIRED.

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Security News This Week: Bug Bounties Pay But Piracy Doesn’t

Security News This Week: Bug Bounties Pay But Piracy Doesn’t

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Bug Bounties Pay But Piracy Doesn’t appeared first on WIRED.

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A Clever New Way to Protect Your Data at the Border Could Also Add Risk

A Clever New Way to Protect Your Data at the Border Could Also Add Risk

1Password’s new Travel Mode feature should keep sensitive data safew from border patrol—but could also raise suspicions. The post A Clever New Way to Protect Your Data at the Border Could Also Add Risk appeared first on WIRED.

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Russian Hackers Are Using ‘Tainted’ Leaks to Sow Disinformation

Russian Hackers Are Using ‘Tainted’ Leaks to Sow Disinformation

A group of security researchers present the most systematic analysis yet showing Russian hackers mix fakes in with their hacked revelations. The post Russian Hackers Are Using ‘Tainted’ Leaks to Sow Disinformation appeared first on WIRED.

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An Up-Close Look at the Notorious APT32 Hacking Group in Action

An Up-Close Look at the Notorious APT32 Hacking Group in Action

Cybersecurity company Cybereason has shared new details about how one of the world’s most mysterious hacking groups operates. The post An Up-Close Look at the Notorious APT32 Hacking Group in Action appeared first on WIRED.

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Think Before You Tweet In the Wake of an Attack

Think Before You Tweet In the Wake of an Attack

Terrorists use social media to recruit, but they also depend on you and the media to use it to amplify their message. The post Think Before You Tweet In the Wake of an Attack appeared first on WIRED.

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The Silk Road Creator’s Life Sentence Actually Boosted Dark Web Drug Sales

The Silk Road Creator’s Life Sentence Actually Boosted Dark Web Drug Sales

A new study raises questions about the deterrence value of harsh sentencing for dark web crimes. The post The Silk Road Creator’s Life Sentence Actually Boosted Dark Web Drug Sales appeared first on WIRED.

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Security News This Week: Hoo-Boy, Mar-a-Lago’s Internet Is Insecure

Security News This Week: Hoo-Boy, Mar-a-Lago’s Internet Is Insecure

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Hoo-Boy, Mar-a-Lago’s Internet Is Insecure appeared first on WIRED.

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Another Ransomware Nightmare Could Be Brewing in Ukraine

Another Ransomware Nightmare Could Be Brewing in Ukraine

A new type of ransomware called XData is spreading at an alarming rate. The post Another Ransomware Nightmare Could Be Brewing in Ukraine appeared first on WIRED.

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Hackers Are Trying to Reignite WannaCry With Non-Stop Botnet Attacks

Hackers Are Trying to Reignite WannaCry With Non-Stop Botnet Attacks

The “sinkhole” domain that’s held the ransomware in check is coming under repeated denial-of-service attacks. The post Hackers Are Trying to Reignite WannaCry With Non-Stop Botnet Attacks appeared first on WIRED.

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Sweden Drops Assange’s Rape Case—But He’s Not Walking Free

Sweden Drops Assange’s Rape Case—But He’s Not Walking Free

The Swedish decision only brings into focus Assange’s core conflict with the US government. The post Sweden Drops Assange’s Rape Case—But He’s Not Walking Free appeared first on WIRED.

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