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Kim Zetter

Journalist and Author
San Francisco

Kim Zetter
Kim Zetter is an award-winning journalist and book author, covering cybersecurity, cybercrime, cyber warfare and civil liberties. She has been covering computer security and the hacking underground since 1999, first for PC World magazine and more recently for Wired, where she wrote from 2003 to 2016.  She has three times been voted one of the Top 10 security reporters in the U.S. by her journalism peers and security industry heavyweights. She has broken numerous stories over the years and has been a frequent guest on TV and radio, including CNN, ABCNews, CBS, NPR, and Public Radio International’s Marketplace. In 2006 she broke a story for Salon about a secret NSA room at an AT&T facility in Missouri that was believed to be siphoning internet data from one of the telecom’s network operations centers. In 2007 she wrote a groundbreaking three-part story for Wired on the cybercriminal underground, which was the first to fully expose the world of online carding markets and the players behind them. The piece was told through the eyes of a carder and grifter named David Thomas who ran an online carding forum undercover for the FBI for 18 months. In 2010, she and Wired colleague Kevin Poulsen broke the story about the arrest of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked millions of classified U.S. government documents to the secret-spilling site WikiLeaks. In 2011, she wrote an extensive feature about the landmark Stuxnet computer virus, a sophisticated digital weapon that was designed to sabotage Iran’s uranium enrichment program. The malicious program was the first cyber weapon found in the wild that was designed to cause physical destruction, rather than simply steal data. In 2014 she published a widely acclaimed book on the topic - Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon (published by Crown/Random House).

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26-05-2017
16:50 - 17:45

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