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J.M. Porup

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Toronto
Freelance Cybersecurity Reporter — Freelance
Covers:  surveillance, cybersecurity, infosec, hacking, natsec

Journalist. Views my own. Assume breach.

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Biography

J.M. Porup is a freelance cybersecurity reporter. His work has appeared in Motherboard, Ars Technica, and The Economist. He specializes in covering the IoT space.

Porup began studying infosec in 2002. A programmer for many years, he learned the ropes from senior sysadmins who believed security co...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editorial Intern for Strong Coffee, a rocking underground Chicago arts 'zine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Maureen Dowd