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Josephine Wolff

Boston-based writer and fellow at the Harvard Berkman Center

Josephine Wolff is a writer based in Boston, where she is a fellow at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

When Companies Get Hacked, Should They Be Allowed to Hack Back?

It’s an idea that resurfaces after high-profile cyberattacks, despite most firms’ lack of enthusiasm about it.

Digital Government

Should Anonymous Hack the Islamic State’s PlayStations?

Anonymous arguably brings a great technical expertise and reach to the online war.


Are Microsoft and Google Better at Cybersecurity than the CIA?

Questions arise following the hack of John Brennan's personal email.


Can Campus Networks Ever Be Secure?

Universities are struggling to find balance between academic openness and the need for computer security across their networks.

Digital Government

Meet the Agents Who Staff the Secret Service Internet Threat Desk

A team tasked with protecting the president of the United States is constantly sifting through hateful online comments to find would-be assassins or terrorists.