Dan Goodin /

Security Editor

Dan Goodin is Senior Security Editor at Ars Technica, where he oversees coverage of malware, computer espionage, botnets, hardware hacking, encryption, and passwords. A journalist with more than 25 years experience, he has been chronicling the exploits of white-hat, grey-hat and black-hat hackers since 2005 as a reporter for the Associated Press and later, The Register. He has a Bachelors Degree in English from the University of Massachusetts and a Masters of Journalism from UC Berkeley. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, cooking, and following the independent music scene. Dan can receive encrypted messages over Signal at +1650-440-4479. You can find him on Mastodon at @dangoodin