Andy Greenberg

Edward Snowden's New Job: Protecting Reporters from Spies

Nearly four years after his leaks, Edward Snowden has focused the next phase of his career on solving that very specific instance of the panopticon problem: how to protect reporters and the people who feed them informa­tion in an era of eroding pr

President Obama Has a Plan to Fix Cybersecurity, But Its Success Depends on President-elect Trump

In the waning days of Barack Obama’s presidency, his team has a new plan to shore up America’s protections from digital threats. Whether any of it happens, though, is up to President-elect Donald Trump.

Edward Snowden Designs a Device to Warn If Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching

When Edward Snowden met with reporters in a Hong Kong hotel room to spill the National Security Agency’s secrets, he famously asked them put their phones in the fridge to block any radio signals that might be used to silently activate the devices’

Why the Supreme Court May Finally Protect Your Privacy in the Cloud

[Commentary] When the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Riley v. California, it definitively told the government to keep its warrantless fingers off your cell phone.

Feds Beg Supreme Court to Let Them Search Phones Without a Warrant

American law enforcement has long advocated for universal “kill switches” in cellphones to cut down on mobile device thefts.