Bob Sullivan,
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Bob Sullivan,

Bob Sullivan is senior writer for's Technology section, specializing in computer crime, electronic financial fraud, privacy, and the Internet Underground. His current column, The Red Tape Chronicles, combines investigative reporting with community blogging to unmask government waste and corporate misbehaviors.  He is also author of Your Evil Twin: Behind the Identity Theft Epidemic, published by Wiley & Sons in 2004. His investigative reports have forced hundreds of companies to come clean about the theft of customer data by hackers, and he has regularly been the first to warn of potential identity theft. Bob was also the first to tell Americans that the FBI had developed a computer program, called Magic Lantern, designed to steal public encryption keys. Bob’s work has been read by millions and he has appeared on MSNBC TV, CNBC, NBC Nightly News, the Today Show, TechTV, and a variety of local NBC affiliates.


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