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A Deepfake Porn Bot Is Being Used to Abuse Thousands of Women

An AI tool that “removes” items of clothing from photos has targeted more than 100,000 women, some of whom appear to be under the age of 18.

US Indicts Sandworm, Russia's Most Destructive Cyberwar Unit

The Department of Justice has named and charged six men for allegedly carrying out many of the most costly cyberattacks in history.

A Cut Cable Knocked Out Virginia’s Voter Registration Site

Plus: Barnes and Noble got hacked, Zoom adds real end-to-end encryption, and more of the week’s top security news.

Twitter’s ‘Hacked Materials’ Rule Tries to Thread an Impossible Needle

The company’s flip-flopping on the policy after banning a shady New York Post story highlights the challenges facing social media in 2020.

Fancy Bear Imposters Are on a Hacking Extortion Spree

Nice looking website you've got there. It'd be a shame if someone DDoS'd it.

The Media Just Passed a Test It Failed Four Years Ago

In an interview with WIRED, Columbia Journalism School dean Steve Coll says the media has learned some important lessons since 2016 about covering stolen email leaks.

A Trickbot Assault Shows US Military Hackers' Growing Reach

Despite the operation's short-term effects, it sets new precedents for the scope of Cyber Command's mission.

Internet Freedom Has Taken a Hit During the Covid-19 Pandemic

From surveillance to arrests, governments are using the novel coronavirus as cover for a crackdown on digital liberty.

The Man Who Speaks Softly—and Commands a Big Cyber Army

Meet General Paul Nakasone. He reined in chaos at the NSA and taught the US military how to launch pervasive cyberattacks. And he did it all without you noticing.

Split-Second ‘Phantom’ Images Can Fool Tesla’s Autopilot

Researchers found they could stop a Tesla by flashing a few frames of a stop sign for less than half a second on an internet-connected billboard.

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