Joseph Cox

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Breach

Clearview AI Reports Breach of Customer List

In a notification to customers, Clearview said an intruder gained “unauthorized access” to the list.
Joseph Cox
a day ago
Hacking

Meet the Guy Selling Wireless Tech to Steal Luxury Cars in Seconds

Motherboard obtained a video of a so-called relay attack from EvanConnect, who sells keyless repeaters that can be used to break into and steal luxury cars.
Joseph Cox
2.12.20
privacy

How Big Companies Spy on Your Emails

Multiple confidential documents obtained by Motherboard show the sort of companies that want to buy data derived from scraping the contents of your email inbox.
Joseph Cox
2.10.20
privacy

Leaked Documents Expose the Secretive Market for Your Web Browsing Data

An Avast antivirus subsidiary sells 'Every search. Every click. Every buy. On every site.' Its clients have included Home Depot, Google, Microsoft, Pepsi, and McKinsey.
Joseph Cox
1.27.20
security

This App Lets Us See Everywhere People Drive

BlackVue has an app that shows the location of drivers that opt-in. The creators say it shouldn’t be possible to track its users in bulk; we found otherwise.
Joseph Cox
1.20.20
SURVEILLANCE

This Secretive Surveillance Company Is Selling Cops Cameras Hidden in Gravestones

Special Services Group also offers cameras hidden in child carseats and vacuum cleaners.
Joseph Cox
1.10.20
security

Lime Scooter Accounts Are Being Sold on the Dark Web

Using one of these accounts, it seems a customer wouldn’t need to pay Lime for using its scooters.
Joseph Cox
12.14.19
security

How Hackers Are Breaking Into Home Security Cameras

After a hacker broke into a camera in Mississippi and spoke to a child, Motherboard found hackers have made dedicated software for gaining access.
Joseph Cox
Samantha Cole
12.12.19
crime

How the FBI Use Photoshop to Track Down Pedophiles

From Photoshop to more fine-grained tool, America's federal law enforcement operatives use photo and video manipulation to identify pedophiles, even those who use the dark web.
Joseph Cox
12.7.19
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
12.5.19
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

Mixcloud Investigating Alleged Data Breach Impacting 21 Million Users

Mixcloud is investigating data for sale on the dark web after Motherboard alerted the company of the issue.
Joseph Cox
11.30.19
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