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Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Kelly Jackson Higgins is the Executive Editor of Dark Reading. She is an award-winning veteran technology and business journalist with more than two decades of experience in reporting and editing for various publications, including Network Computing, Secure Enterprise Magazine, Virginia Business magazine, and other major media properties. Jackson Higgins was recently selected as one of the Top 10 Cybersecurity Journalists in the US, and named as one of Folio's 2019 Top Women in Media. She began her career as a sports writer in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and earned her BA at William & Mary.  Follow her on Twitter @kjhiggins.

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posted in August 2009

Big Names, Big Blogs

8/10/2009
The Dark Reading blog section continues to add new voices from some of the top security researchers and experts in the industry.

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Twitter Under DDoS Attack

8/6/2009
Tweets go silent as microblogging social network site gets downed by a distributed denial-of-service attack; Facebook and LiveJournal also reportedly hit

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The Seedy Side Of Hacking

8/5/2009
The running joke among seasoned Defcon attendees in Las Vegas every year is to steer clear of ATM machines at the Riviera Hotel, where hackers have known to place a booby-trapped ATM to prove their point that nothing is sacred when hackers are in the house (or worse). Then there's the Wall of Sheep "contest" at both Black Hat USA and Defcon to see who's either clueless or bold enough to jump onto the unsecured WiFi network at the shows. When they do, they get the dubious honor of getting their

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