Ms. Violet Blue (tinynibbles.com, @violetblue) is a the author of the forthcoming book How To Be A Digital Revolutionary. She 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.
The naked truth about Facebook’s revenge porn tool
The company is having a hard time getting its story straight. Again.
Critical Heathrow Airport security files found in the bushes
Competent security doesn’t grow on trees.
Great, now there's 'responsible encryption'
What could possibly go wrong?
Apps and gadgets for the 'Blade Runner' future we didn’t ask for
You say replicant, we say repli-can.
The future of surveillance is hidden in airport ads
'Minority Report' wasn't supposed to be a documentary.
What if Russian voter hacks were just part of its Facebook ad campaign?
The more Facebook tells us, the worse it gets.
Americans are horrified by DHS plan to track immigrants on social media
The government is turning Facebook into a new kind of surveillance tool.
Why Equifax’s error wasn’t hiring someone with a music degree
Turns out that what you studied is a terrible indicator of infosec skills.
How Bodega typifies Silicon Valley’s cultural ignorance
Solving problems that don’t exist, as usual.