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Entries by Saki Knafo from 06/2011

In The Wake Of Weinergate, Hackers Weigh In On Twitter's Vulnerability To Hacking

Posted 06.02.2011 | Technology

After a lewd photo was sent from Representative Anthony Weiner's Twitter account on Friday, Weiner tweeted that his account had been "#Hacked." On...

Dismal Jobs Report: Job Seekers React

Posted 06.03.2011 | Business

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. For the past three months, the millions of Americans who've been getting b...

LulzSec, Sony, And The Rise Of A New Breed Of Hacker

Posted 06.07.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- When a new hacking entity calling itself LulzSec claimed credit for a barrage of recent attacks on Sony and several other companies, many ...

Anthony Weiner Scandal: In Congressman's District, A Chorus Of Cheers

Posted 06.09.2011 | New York

On May 31, approximately 84 hours after he tweeted the picture that has now nearly destroyed his political career, Anthony Weiner delivered a very dif...

Giving A Face To 'Anonymous': A Meeting With A Member Of The Secret Society Of Hackers

Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

Here's the thing about the secret international brotherhood of Internet bandits called Anonymous: It's kind of hard to get an interview with them. Whe...

Anthony Weiner Resignation: Middle-Class New York Bids A Sad Farewell

Posted 06.16.2011 | New York

His mother was a public school teacher. His father was a "neighborhood lawyer" -- which is what you call a small-town lawyer whose "town" happens to b...

For People With Disabilities In Two States, Opposite Fates

Posted 06.23.2011 | Impact

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. When people ask Stanley Ligas, a 43-year-old with Down syndrome, why he wa...

The Whitey Bulger Arrest: Other Fugitive Gangsters

Posted 06.23.2011 | Crime

Howard Abadinsky has written about gambling, loan-sharking, theft, fencing (not the kind with swords), the drug business, the sex business, money laun...