Matt Burgess Deputy digital editor
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Matt Burgess is the deputy digital editor at WIRED, covering cybersecurity, big tech, and everything in-between. He was written two books: a short biography of Netflix co-founder Reed Hastings and a guide, aimed at journalists, to the UK's Freedom of Information Act.

40 Articles
over 1 year ago
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A new type of Bill Gates conspiracy theory is going viral on Facebook

Arabic Covid-19 conspiracy theories are going viral on Facebook – and little is being done about them

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over 1 year ago
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All the data Google’s apps collect about you and how to stop it

Google’s business is built on data. But it doesn't have to be this way

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over 1 year ago
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Getting AI to work in a fleshy, messy world is harder than you think

The machines are getting smarter but how they interact with humans needs to be figured out. Trust is going to be esse...

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over 1 year ago
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Google’s rivals are fighting back against Chrome’s big cookie plan

Next year Chrome will ditch third-party cookies used in online advertising. But contenders emerging

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over 1 year ago
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How to move all your LastPass passwords and pick an alternative

LastPass is limiting what free accounts can do. Here's how to move to another password manager

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over 1 year ago
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The UK is secretly testing a controversial web snooping tool

The Investigatory Powers Act, or Snooper’s Charter, was introduced in 2016. Now one of its most contentious surveilla...

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almost 2 years ago
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Privacy-first browser Brave now has its own Google search rival

Google reigns supreme in search and browsers. Brave Search wants to change that – and put privacy front and centre

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almost 2 years ago
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The terrifying reality of life under Myanmar’s internet shutdown

One couple living in Yangon explain the impact of the military coup turning off the internet for millions of people

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almost 2 years ago
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Google’s next big Chrome update will rewrite the rules of the web

Google’s impending takedown of third-party cookies in Chrome is a big win for privacy. And Google

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almost 2 years ago
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Switched to Telegram? You need to know this about its encryption

Telegram encrypts all your chats but doesn’t offer the same level of protection as Signal or WhatsApp by default

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almost 2 years ago
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No cases? No chance. The truth about North Korea and Covid-19

North Korea has shut itself off from the world more than ever before in its fight against Covid-19. But what’s really...

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almost 2 years ago
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A pro-Trump mob plots more riots as Biden’s inauguration looms

As tech companies scramble to tackle the extreme far-right, police and law enforcement are encasing Washington DC in ...

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