DMVs Are Selling Your Data to Private Investigators
You gave them your data in exchange for a driver’s license. DMVs are making tens of millions of dollars selling it, documents obtained by Motherboard show.
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.
Google Says Malicious Websites Have Been Quietly Hacking iPhones for Years
It may be the biggest attack against iPhone users yet.
Inside the Black Market for Bots That Buy Designer Clothes Before They Sell Out
Hacker finalphoenix kept getting beaten by bots buying designer clothes. So she built her own, but stumbled into a massive ecosystem of shady resellers.
The People Paid to Dox Airbnb Addresses
In response to a need to enforce short term rental legislation, an industry of companies has popped up tasked with finding the real addresses of Airbnbs and other properties.
Microsoft Contractors Listened to Xbox Owners in Their Homes
Multiple contractors working for Microsoft explain how they listened to audio captured by Xbox consoles.
Instagram Launches Bug Bounty for Apps that Steal User Data
On Wednesday, Facebook expanded beyond its bounties for third party apps stealing user data to also apply to Instagram.
Amazon’s Creepy Twitter PR Army is Growing
Amazon now has dozens of apparent employees tweeting about how much they love the company. But even former employees are suspicious of the accounts.
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These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer
It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
Revealed: Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls
Documents, screenshots, and audio obtained by Motherboard show that humans listen to Skype calls made using the app's translation function.
8chan Forced to Move to Obscure Dark Web Service
8chan is distributing a copy of its content over a decentralized platform that supporters of the Islamic State also tried to use.
America’s DIY Phone Farmers
Ordinary Americans are using armies of phones to generate cash to buy food, diapers, and beer through ad fraud.