Kim Zetter

cyber-security writer and author

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Kim Zetter is a cyber-security writer and the author of Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon.

Zetter is an award-winning former senior staff reporter for Wired magazine and writer of its Threat Level blog.

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The  FBI demands  that Apple provide access to a dead terrorist Syed Farook's iPhone, which might contain evidence in December's deadly attack in San Bernardino.

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