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A New Hope for Victims of Data Breaches

wired.com — A federal court gave new hope this month to victims of data breaches. In the past, most class-action lawsuits filed by victims have been dismissed by courts due to lack of standing-although a victim's personal data might have been stolen, unless he or she suffered actual damages from identity theft or fraudulent bank card charges-they had no standing to sue under Article III of the Constitution.
Jul 31, 2015

RT @WIRED: There's new hope for victims of data breaches wrd.cm/1guvYBm

Planned Parenthood's Website Is Apparently Under Attack

wired.com — BREAKING: http://t.co/Q8cXe58njh health website is under attack by anti-abortion extremists. - Planned Parenthood (@PPFA) July 29, 2015 Planned Parenthood has been at the receiving end of a war of words from activists and GOP politicians in the wake of controversial videos purporting to show that the health organization sells body tissue from aborted fetuses.

NYMag Offline After Cosby Cover Story Publishes

wired.com — 35 women speak about being assaulted by Bill Cosby, and the culture that wouldn't listen: http://t.co/H5dss5F2F4 pic.twitter.com/RCF0BWBrxA - New York Magazine (@NYMag) July 27, 2015 Last night, New York Magazine debuted this month's cover story, detailing the experiences of 35 women who have publicly accused Bill Cosby of rape.
Jul 27, 2015

“We are not embedding this tweet because that could encourage following or interacting with this person.” #nymag DDoS wired.com/2015/07/nymag-…

Jul 27, 2015

The horrible irony of silencing women who were trying to break a cycle of victim-silencing wired.com/2015/07/nymag-…

Jul 27, 2015

RT @Mededitor: New York Magazine - with the big cover story on the Cosby rape victims - is down following a DDoS attack: wired.com/2015/07/nymag-…

Jul 27, 2015

RT @WIRED: Apparent DDoS attack takes NYMag offline after debuting feature story on 35 women accusing Bill Cosby of rape wrd.cm/1D20Cw4

Jul 27, 2015

RT @WIRED: Apparent DDoS attack takes NYMag offline after debuting feature story on 35 women accusing Bill Cosby of rape wrd.cm/1D20Cw4

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Hack Brief: The Android Text Attack

wired.com — A serious flaw in Android operating systems uncovered by a researchers at Zimperium zLabs could be the worst ever reported for Android devices. Though Google was alerted of the problem in April and has created a patch to fix it, lead researcher Joshua Drake told Forbes that he believes phone manufacturers and carriers have not all rolled the fix out yet, so you may be at risk.
Jul 28, 2015

Serious flaw in Android OS uncovered by a researchers could be the worst ever reported for Android devices wrd.cm/1LP9vKG

Rival Claims SpaceX Internet Satellites Could Block Its Own

wired.com — Satellite internet provider Intelsat has asked the Federal Communications Commission to reject an application from Elon Musk's private space company SpaceX for permission to test its proposed satellite internet service. SpaceX hopes to build a large constellation of small, low earth orbit satellites capable of blanketing the globe in wireless internet coverage.
Jul 22, 2015

New post: Rival Claims SpaceX Internet Satellites Could Block Its Own wrd.cm/1RRTY1W

Watson Says I Hate Art. Now I Hate Watson.

wired.com — The unexamined life is not worth living, or so we've been told. So when the chance arose this afternoon to have IBM's supercomputer Watson examine my personality based upon my writing, I jumped. Who better to tell me who I am than a supercruncher of 1s and 0s, right?

Today's #Hero Is a Brave Selfie Truther

wired.com — Sometimes trolling is important work. Case in point: today's hero, Jason Feiffer, who trolled the New York Times Science Desk last week with a very important request for a correction regarding what, exactly, constitutes a selfie.

Broken Strut Responsible for SpaceX's Sad Rocket Explosion

wired.com — Three weeks ago, on its seventh scheduled launch to resupply the International Space Station, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket inexplicably burst into flames less than three minutes into its flight. Today, Elon Musk finally announced what led to the explosion-sort of.

Take a Breath, Media Twitter. Tweetdeck Will Come Back.

wired.com — Media Twitter hates a lot of things. Plagiarism. False outrage. When it rains in New York. When it's hot in New York. When it smells like trash in New York. When anyone writes about leaving New York because New York is a disgusting pile of human garbage (the woman wrote from New York!).

United Airlines Pays Man a Million Miles for Reporting Bug

wired.com — Two months after United Airlines launched a bug-bounty program to reward researchers who report flaws in the company's web site and apps, a researcher has received 1 million air miles in the first reward given. After submitting information to United about a remote-code execution flaw in the airline's web site, Jordan Wiens was awarded his mileage last week.
Jul 15, 2015

United Airlines Pays Man a Million Miles for Reporting Bug buff.ly/1I17Imj via @WIRED

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Aug 04, 2015

The most upsetting thing about this hailstorm disaster is that I'd just bought $200 worth of groceries which are now sopping wet in the car

Aug 04, 2015

@seamus story of my week! This disaster is at least slightly funny...if I can get it fixed soon

Aug 04, 2015

@fmanjoo right? we didnt fire him for sexism--it was for shoddy work and lying about permits, but the sexism sucked too

Aug 04, 2015

We hired a contractor for a small project. Today we fired him. Really looking forward to not hearing "Your husband would get it" ever again.

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