Andy Greenberg

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Andy Greenberg is a technology journalist, and currently a senior writer at Wired Magazine.[1] He previously worked as a staff writer at and Forbes Magazine.

Greenberg's July 2015 article about Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek's Jeep hack resulted in the recall of 1.4 million vehicles by Chrysler.[2][3] On the day of the article's publication, a Bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate seeking standards to protect cars against digital hacks.[4]

Greenberg's 2012 book This Machine Kills Secrets, published by Penguin Group, was a New York Times Editors' Choice.[5] He is featured in the 2015 documentary film Deep Web, about the trial of Ross Ulbricht.[6]

In 2014, Greenberg was nominated along with Ryan Mac for a Gerald Loeb Award for their Forbes Magazine article, "Big Brother's Brain".[7] [8] The same year, he was named as one of the SANS Institute's Top Cybersecurity Journalist Award Winners.[9] In 2013, his story "Meet The Hackers Who Sell Spies The Tools To Crack Your PC (And Get Paid Six-Figure Fees)" won "The Single Best Blog Post of the Year" award from the Security Bloggers Network.[10]

He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife documentary filmmaker Malika Zouhali-Worrall.


  1. ^ "Andy Greenberg - WIRED".
  2. ^ Greenberg, Andy. "After Jeep Hack, Chrysler Recalls 1.4M Vehicles for Bug Fix".
  3. ^ Greenberg, Andy. "Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It".
  4. ^ "Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Connected Cars from Hackers".
  5. ^ "And the Firewalls Came Tumbling Down". The New York Times. 14 October 2012.
  6. ^ "'Deep Web': SXSW Review".
  7. ^ "2014 Finalists and Career Achievement Honorees Press Release - UCLA Anderson School of Management". Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2015-07-26.
  8. ^ Greenberg, Andy. "How A 'Deviant' Philosopher Built Palantir, A CIA-Funded Data-Mining Juggernaut".
  9. ^ "SANS Institute".
  10. ^ "Security Blogger Awards". 15 July 2013.