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Jeremy Kirk has been a journalist for 18 years, mostly based outside of the U.S. In the past he has covered general assignment news for a Midwestern newspaper in the U.S., military affairs in South Korea and information technology in London with IDG News Service. Kirk is now based in Sydney. He specializes in computer security, privacy and enterprise software and is an all-around general assignment reporter and part-time editor. 
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Mt. Gox knew it was selling phantom bitcoins two weeks before its collapse -- and continued to collect fees: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9246921/Mt._Gox_kept_exchange_open_despite_knowledge_of_large_scale_theft
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Cisco botched their first try to fix this vulnerability, which could allow someone to eavesdrop on your phone calls. But they're working on a new patch: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/010813-cisco-working-to-fix-broken-265598.html
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Bitcoin bug cause minor panic http://cointext.com/
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I spoke with Mega(upload)'s team today. They deflected the criticisms of its privacy/encryption mechanisms: http://www.cio.com/article/727106/Doubt_cast_on_the_security_of_Kim_Dotcom_39_s_Mega_service?taxonomyId=3234
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Hey, really enjoyed your article on PC World. Would love to pitch you on a follow up story. If you may be interested, my email is paulsonpetra at Gmail
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