Violet Blue

Journalist
Ms. Violet Blue (tinynibbles.com, @violetblue) is a freelance investigative reporter on hacking and cybercrime, as well as a noted columnist. She is an advisor to Without My Consent, and a member of the Internet Press Guild. Ms. Blue has made regular appearances on CNN and The Oprah Winfrey Show and is frequently interviewed, quoted, and featured in a variety of outlets including BBC, Newsweek, and the Wall Street Journal. She has authored and edited award-winning, best selling books in eight translations and was the San Francisco Chronicle's sex columnist. Her conference appearances include ETech, LeWeb, CCC, and the Forbes Brand Leadership Conference, plus two Google Tech Talks. The London Times named Blue one of “40 bloggers who really count.” Ms. Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. Find out more about her work in writing, sexuality, security, and privacy on her Patreon.

Articles by Violet Blue

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01.20.17
Giuliani as Trump's cybersecurity adviser is an unfunny joke
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Giuliani as Trump's cybersecurity adviser is an unfunny joke

There’s a new sheriff in hacker town, and nobody takes him seriously.

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12.30.16
2016's hacks, attacks and security blunders
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2016's hacks, attacks and security blunders

End 2016 on a high note: Put all your personal information in a pile and set it on fire.

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12.09.16
Obama's got a new cybersecurity plan, but what's the point?
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Obama's got a new cybersecurity plan, but what's the point?

It’ll probably just end up as fancy toilet paper for the new administration.

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