Joseph Cox

Twitter: @josephfcox Jabber: jfcox@jabber.ccc.de

Hacking

Inside the Podcast that Hacks Ring Camera Owners Live on Air

In the NulledCast hackers livestream the harassment of Ring camera owners after accessing their devices. Hundreds of people can listen.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
12.13.19
Hacking

UK Government Releases Photos of Russian Hackers, Whose Lives Look Awesome

Authorities indicted alleged members of Evil Corp, a high profile cybercrime group.
Joseph Cox
12.6.19
security

FBI Asked Sony for Data on User Who Allegedly Used PlayStation Network to Sell Cocaine

The search warrant application even asks what games the suspect played and their progress.
Joseph Cox
12.4.19
Hacking

Influencers Pay Thousands to Get Back Into Their Hacked Instagram Accounts

A white hat hacker who used to help for free is now charging hacked influencers to help them regain access to their accounts.
Joseph Cox
11.7.19
security

Google Hosted an Insecure App for Searching Personal Data of Palestinians

It’s possible to scrape the biographical data of thousands of Palestinians from an exposed server.
Joseph Cox
11.1.19
security

Inside the Phone Company Secretly Run By Drug Traffickers

Crime blogger Martin Kok was assassinated while leaving a sex club. It turned out MPC, one of his clients, was not an ordinary phone company.
Joseph Cox
10.23.19
News

Twitter Took Phone Numbers for Security and Used Them for Advertising

This could make people think twice about using a phone number to secure their account at all.
Joseph Cox
10.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Most Deepfakes Are Used for Creating Non-Consensual Porn, Not Fake News

A new study examined thousands of deepfake videos posted online.
Joseph Cox
10.8.19
Internet

Hackers Target Sex Forum Exposing Users’ Email Addresses

Hackers stole data from Flirtsexchat, a sex website running vulnerable vBulletin software.
Joseph Cox
10.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables That Hack You Will Be Mass Produced and Sold

Their creation has been successfully fully outsourced to a factory, the security researcher behind the cables said.
Joseph Cox
10.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Has Been the Worst Year for iPhone Security Yet

After several high profile attacks and embarrassing slip-ups, Apple’s perception as the secure consumer device is starting to crack.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Google Says Malicious Websites Have Been Quietly Hacking iPhones for Years

It may be the biggest attack against iPhone users yet.
Joseph Cox
8.30.19
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