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  • Thomas Pynchon meets 9/11 in 'Bleeding Edge'

    Thomas Pynchon meets 9/11 in 'Bleeding Edge'
    It has been 50 years since Thomas Pynchon's first book, "V.," was published. That he is still turning out works of dizzying complexity is, frankly, astounding. Few authors remain as ambitious and accomplished for so long. Enter "Bleeding Edge," a...
  • New website arms consumers with Internet tracking info

    New website arms consumers with Internet tracking info
    Does anybody like companies they don’t know tracking their Internet movements? If your among the “practically everybody” who doesn’t like this snooping, there’s a new site for you. RespectMyDNT.org (DNT means Do Not Track)...
  • Hopkins professor says NSA blog post shutdown was 'big misunderstanding'

    Hopkins professor says NSA blog post shutdown was 'big misunderstanding'
    After roughly a week of reflection, the Johns Hopkins cryptography professor who was ordered to remove from university servers a blog post about the National Security Agency's covert surveillance efforts has concluded that it was a "big misunderstanding."...
  • At spy exhibit, tradecraft trumps digital data dumps

    As WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden, the leaker of National Security Agency documents, continue to dominate the headlines, one can wonder how the business of exposing government secrets has become, well, rather mundane, a matter of vast digital data dumps....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Undercover Boss Dutch Bros. Coffee...
  • Digital smarts, 'no wisdom'

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012 At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative DuPage County community...
  • Arrests a breakthrough in global battle against secretive 'hacktivist' movement

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012. The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
  • Chicago hacker admits U.S. crime

    This article originally ran in print on May 29, 2013. Jeremy Hammond, a prominent Chicago computer hacker, faces up to 10 years in prison after confessing that he broke into websites belonging to law enforcement agencies, military companies and a...
  • Chicago hacker tied to Anonymous given 10 years in prison

    Chicago hacker tied to Anonymous given 10 years in prison
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Chicago computer hacker tied to the group known as Anonymous was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison for cyber attacks on various government agencies and businesses, including a global intelligence company. Jeremy Hammond,...
  • Facebook removes controversial line about teens in privacy policy

    Facebook removes controversial line about teens in privacy policy
    SAN FRANCISCO -- After a lengthy delay and under growing pressure from regulators and lawmakers, Facebook moved forward with updates to its privacy policy on Friday but deleted a controversial sentence that claimed any teen using the service was assumed...
  • Prosecutors: CPS building engineer stole two Macs from school

    Prosecutors: CPS building engineer stole two Macs from school
    A 49-year-old Chicago Public Schools employee who allegedly stole two Apple computers from a Chicago Public School two years ago was arrested and charged with the theft after software on the computer led authorities to him. Martin McCue, who was...