Author Archives: Lily Hay Newman

US and UK Mount Aggressive Crackdown on Trickbot and Conti Ransomware Gangs

Authorities have sanctioned 11 alleged members of the cybercriminal groups, while the US Justice Department [...]

The Comedy of Errors That Let China-Backed Hackers Steal Microsoft’s Signing Key

After leaving many questions unanswered, Microsoft explains in a new postmortem the series of slipups [...]

Apple’s Decision to Kill Its CSAM Photo-Scanning Tool Sparks Fresh Controversy

Child safety group Heat Initiative plans to launch a campaign pressing Apple on child sexual [...]

Why The Chainsmokers Invest in—and Party With—Niche Cybersecurity Companies

Musician Alex Pall spoke with WIRED about his VC firm, the importance of raising cybersecurity [...]

Security News This Week: US Energy Firm Targeted With Malicious QR Codes in Mass Phishing Attack

New research reveals the strategies hackers use to hide their malware distribution system, and companies [...]