Andrea Peterson on Muck Rack

Andrea Peterson

Verified
Deep in the Nation's Capitol
Technology Policy Reporter — Washington Post
As seen in: Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Independent, The Boston Globe, Sydney Morning Herald, Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun Sentinel and 96 more

Covering tech policy for @WashingtonPost via @TheSwitch. Opinions here mine, but feel free to borrow them. Tips? andrea.peterson[at]washpost[dot]com

Yahoo confirms huge data breach affecting 500 million accounts

dailypress.com — Breaking update: Yahoo confirms huge data breach affecting 500 million accounts. This story will update. Ailing tech giant Yahoo may soon confirm a data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts, according to a report from tech site re/code. If confirmed, the breach would be among the largest on record.

Report: Yahoo to confirm data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts

bangordailynews.com — Ailing tech giant Yahoo may soon confirm a data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts, according to a report from tech site re/code. If confirmed, the breach would be among the largest on record. The report, which cited multiple anonymous sources familiar with the situation, said the announcement is expected this week.

Report: Yahoo to confirm data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts

chicagotribune.com — Ailing tech giant Yahoo may soon confirm a data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts, according to a report from tech site re/code. If confirmed, the breach would be among the largest on record. The report, which cited multiple anonymous sources familiar with the situation, said the announcement is expected this week.

Report: Yahoo to confirm data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts

thespec.com — Home News Hamilton Spectator Ailing tech giant Yahoo may soon confirm a data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts, according to a report from tech site re/code. If confirmed, the breach would be among the largest on record. The report, which cited multiple anonymous sources familiar with the situation, said the announcement is expected this week.

Report: Yahoo to confirm data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts

washingtonpost.com — Ailing tech giant Yahoo may soon confirm a data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts, according to a report from tech site re/code. If confirmed, the breach would be among the largest on record. The report, which cited multiple anonymous sources familiar with the situation, said the announcement is expected this week.

Google’s Allo app lets you send extra-secure ‘incognito’ messages

washingtonpost.com — Google started offering users end-to-end encryption for the first time Wednesday with its new Allo instant messaging app. The move makes Google the latest company to follow a tech trend that has privacy advocates cheering, but some law enforcement officials worried.

Researchers remotely hack Tesla Model S

washingtonpost.com — Chinese researchers announced Monday that they had discovered security vulnerabilities in the Tesla Model S which allowed them to take over the vehicle's brakes and more without laying a finger on the car.

How Pokemon Go Took Over My Life - and Improved It

gadgets.ndtv.com — Yes, Pokémon Go's first - almost hysterical - burst of popularity has faded. America's streets are filled with ever fewer zombielike players with their eyes turned to their smartphone screens as they wander the real world in search of digital critters. But I'm still one of them. I play every day.

More than 90 million people from 196 countries have flagged videos for YouTube

washingtonpost.com — YouTube says more than 90 million people have helped it flag potentially problematic videos since 2006 - more people than the entire population of Egypt. That's just one statistic that the Google-owned video site revealed in a Thursday blog post about the importance of community moderation, as social media sites grapple with trying to balance free speech and potentially harmful content.

How Pokémon Go took over my life - and improved it

geneseorepublic.com — Yes, Pokémon Go's first - almost hysterical - burst of popularity has faded. But my Pokémon Go obsession isn't just a product of my compulsive personality. It's because Pokémon Go is the only app that's been able to trick me into exercising.
More Articles →
Sep 22, 2016

All of the great things are leaving the Great British Baking Show. I do mean this as an insult to Paul. He's mean.  http://jezebel.com/united-kingdom-in-mourning-mary-berry-is-leaving-the-g-1786939212 

Sep 20, 2016

@mmasnick Writte by @Sulliview who writes for that section as our media critic -- makes sense because she was responding to Post editorial

Sep 20, 2016

And a reminder: There's a big wall between the Post's editorial and news reporting operations.

Sep 19, 2016

Yes, iCloud, I understand my storage is almost full -- sorry I take so many pictures of my cat. Just kidding. #SORRYNOTSORRY.


Are You a Journalist?

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.

Create a Portfolio