Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Loses Life Sentence Appeal

An appellate court puts the final seal on Ulbricht’s life sentence, rejecting arguments about corrupt investigators and the injustice of his harsh sentence.

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Tuesday’s Interceptor Missile Defense Test Only Proves So Much

The Pentagon successfully tested its interceptor missile defense against an ICBM, but that doesn’t mean the US is ready for a strike.

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Don’t Read Too Much Into That Successful Missile Defense Test

Don’t Read Too Much Into That Successful Missile Defense Test

The Pentago successfully tested its interceptor missile defense against an ICBM, but that doesn’t mean the US is ready for a strike. The post Don’t Read Too Much Into That Successful Missile Defense Test appeared first on WIRED.

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Pokémon Go Cheaters Get a ‘Shadowban’ From Developer Niantic

A new “shadowban” leaves Pokémon Go bot runners stuck in a sea of Pidgeys.

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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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1Password’s 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.

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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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How the APT32 Hacking Group Operates

Cybersecurity company Cybereason has shared new details about how one of the world’s most mysterious hacking groups operates.

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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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