Josephine Wolff

Josephine Wolff is a Ph.D. candidate at MIT and a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Follow her on Twitter.

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Dec. 17 2014 12:59 PMThe Most Important Cybersecurity Story That No One Is Talking About
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Oct. 14 2014 8:05 AMHow Companies Should Handle Data BreachesStep 1: Don’t wait until a hack takes place.
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Sept. 10 2014 3:59 PMNATO’s Empty Cybersecurity GestureIts new approach to cyberattacks misses some fundamental points.
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Aug. 12 2014 3:13 PMThe Internet’s Vulnerable BackboneHow cybercriminals hijacked the Web’s architecture to mine bitcoins.
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July 15 2014 5:46 PMYou Should Treat Public Computers Like Public BathroomsWith a little fear.
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June 19 2014 12:02 PMUnto the BreachThe FCC chairman shouldn’t make government regulation of cybersecurity seem like a last resort.
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June 3 2014 1:45 PMTo Catch a CyberthiefHow the FBI foiled the dangerous malwares GameOver Zeus and Cryptolocker.
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April 11 2014 12:32 PMThe Good News About HeartbleedIts discovery suggests the Web is getting more, not less, secure.
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Feb. 4 2014 1:15 PMGive Me All Your BitcoinsCredit card companies are one of our best defenses against financial crimes. But cryptocurrencies change everything.
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Dec. 13 2013 3:27 PMThis Rumored Recommendation for NSA Reform Is a Horrible Idea
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Nov. 20 2013 10:45 AMNewly Released Documents Show How Government Inflated the Definition of Metadata
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Oct. 24 2013 9:26 AMIf You Have a High-Profile Job, Do Not Create a Jerky, Anonymous Twitter Account
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Nov. 12 2014 8:04 AMIs That You?A new study shows why it’s so difficult to detect when an email account has been hijacked.
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Sept. 18 2014 1:24 PMCan the Celebrities Whose Photos Were Stolen Really Sue Apple?It may be harder to prove “harm” than it seems.
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Aug. 28 2014 1:43 PMNetflix vs. Healthcare.govThe two sites demonstrate two very different approaches to cybersecurity.
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July 22 2014 11:14 AMThe Return of the Typewriters?A German politician thinks the old-fashioned tech could thwart U.S. spying. But that’s not a solution.
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June 24 2014 3:48 PMThe Right to Bear Denial-of-Service AttacksDo we need a Second Amendment in the cyber world?
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June 12 2014 3:40 PMThe $10 Million DeductibleWhy the cyberinsurance industry is a mess.
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May 28 2014 12:27 PMThe Golden CybersnitchWhy the feds should be lenient with hackers who become informants.
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March 11 2014 4:42 PMPapers, PleaseHow to make every country check passports to make sure they aren’t stolen.
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Dec. 18 2013 2:56 PMC+ in Online AnonymityHow Harvard tracked down the student who allegedly made bomb threats to get out of an exam.
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Dec. 3 2013 5:08 PMGreat, Now Malware Can Jump the “Air Gap” Between Computers
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Nov. 7 2013 1:58 PMNorth Korea Reportedly Making Progress on Newt Gingrich's Nightmare Weapon
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Oct. 8 2013 12:24 PMGuilty as ChargedThe best way to stop shady mug shot website operators: talk to credit card companies.
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