Jack Morse

Professionally paranoid. Covering privacy, security, and cryptocurrency from San Francisco.


By Jack Morse

Twitter leans into Ethereum shortly after Bitcoin-loving CEO's exit
Illustration of a person tapping a smartphone, overlaid with illustration of a global map.



Crypto 'romance scammers' stole $139 million from victims in 2021
Clay hearts on the sidewalk spelling out the word "bitcoin."

Update now: Apple issues major security patch for iOS
Man looking at iPhone while biting his nails, in the subway.



IRS backtracks on sketchy facial recognition plan following public outcry
Man with facial-recognition grid overlaying face.

Amazon Prime's about to get more expensive
Jeff Bezos laughing.

The gold cube marketing stunt is dumb, but the memes are great
Three men stand behind the gold cube in Central Park.



The New York Times buys Wordle, and today's word is TEARS
Screenshot of the Wordle puzzle game, with the first guess "shoot."


How to set up Keychain in macOS to keep your passwords safe
Illustration of hands typing a password into a laptop.


Apple just patched some major vulnerabilities and it's time to update (again)
Illustrated hands holding various Apple brand devices in front of the Apple logo.




Twitter's hexagonal profile pics makes right-click saving NFTs even funnier
Screenshot of Twitter profile with hexagonal NFT




Sketchy lookalike URLs pop up following launch of USPS free COVID test site
A tiny shopping cart containing a COVID-19 rapid test, in front of a surgical mask.
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