Category: Wired

Red Tape Is Making Hospital Ransomware Attacks Worse
24
Jun
2024

Red Tape Is Making Hospital Ransomware Attacks Worse

“I can tell you with complete confidence that ransomware attacks harm patients,” says Hannah Neprash, an associate professor of health…

A Catastrophic Hospital Hack Ends in a Leak of 300M Patient Records
22
Jun
2024

A Catastrophic Hospital Hack Ends in a Leak of 300M Patient Records

The rolling series of breaches targeting customers of cloud platform Snowflake appears to be a supply chain attack wrapped in…

Perplexity Plagiarized Our Story About How Perplexity Is a Bullshit Machine
21
Jun
2024

Perplexity Plagiarized Our Story About How Perplexity Is a Bullshit Machine

“They’d only get in trouble if they summarized the story incorrectly and made it defamatory when it wasn’t before. That’s…

US Bans Kaspersky Software | WIRED
20
Jun
2024

US Bans Kaspersky Software | WIRED

The Russian cybersecurity software firm Kaspersky’s days of operating in the United States are now officially numbered. The Biden administration…

Perplexity Is a Bullshit Machine
19
Jun
2024

Perplexity Is a Bullshit Machine

“We’ve now got a huge industry of AI-related companies who are incentivized to do shady things to continue their business,”…

This Is What Would Happen if China Invaded Taiwan
19
Jun
2024

This Is What Would Happen if China Invaded Taiwan

In late March, a Taiwanese data analyst posted on social media about an odd satellite image: It appeared that the…

Hackers Detail How They Allegedly Stole Ticketmaster Data From Snowflake
17
Jun
2024

Hackers Detail How They Allegedly Stole Ticketmaster Data From Snowflake

It’s possible the ShinyHunter hackers did not directly hack the EPAM worker, and simply gained access to the Snowflake accounts…

Amazon-Powered AI Cameras Used to Detect Emotions of Unwitting UK Train Passengers
17
Jun
2024

Amazon-Powered AI Cameras Used to Detect Emotions of Unwitting UK Train Passengers

Network Rail did not answer questions about the trials sent by WIRED, including questions about the current status of AI…

How to Spot a Business Email Compromise Scam
16
Jun
2024

How to Spot a Business Email Compromise Scam

So this is the first step: take control of your emotions. Yes, it can be difficult if you work in…

Let Slip the Robot Dogs of War
16
Jun
2024

Let Slip the Robot Dogs of War

“These dogs will be an extra set of eyes and ears while computing large amounts of data at strategic locations…

A Guide to RCS, Why Apple’s Adopting It, and How It Makes Texting Better
15
Jun
2024

A Guide to RCS, Why Apple’s Adopting It, and How It Makes Texting Better

If you’ve been keeping up with all the news out of WWDC 2024 this week, you’ll know that Apple is…

Ransomware Attacks Are Getting Worse
15
Jun
2024

Ransomware Attacks Are Getting Worse

Despite years worth of efforts to eliminate the scourge of ransomware targeting schools, hospitals, and critical infrastructure worldwide, experts are…