Author Archives: Micah Lee

A renowned investigative journalist and computer security engineer celebrated for securing Edward Snowden’s NSA leak. He is the director of information security at The Intercept and an advisor to the transparency collective Distributed Denial of Secrets. A former EFF staff technologist and Freedom of the Press Foundation co-founder, Lee is also a Tor Project contributor and the developer of open source security tools like OnionShare and Dangerzone.

Hacks, Leaks, and Revelations: The Art of Analyzing Hacked and Leaked Data

The world is awash in hacked and leaked data, and any investigator or journalist hoping to handle it safely and find the newsworthy threads needs to buy this book. Micah’s step-by-step approach to the ethics, safety and tooling is both approachable for the average person with even basic data skills and will also be useful for those with an advanced background. A guide like this was waiting to be written.