Joseph Cox

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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
2 days ago
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
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
11.28.19
Hacking

Lights That Warn Planes of Obstacles Were Exposed to Open Internet

The panel "provides controls to change the intensity of the light fixtures, turn them on, and turn them off."
Joseph Cox
11.25.19
When Spies Come Home

Security Companies and Activists Launch ‘Coalition Against Stalkerware’

10 organizations are part of the Coalition, and they have also launched a website to help victims.
Joseph Cox
11.19.19
Hacking

Tools for Breaking Into Disney+ Accounts Have Been Online for Months

Hackers are selling Disney+ accounts on the dark web, but the tools to break into the accounts in the first place are already established.
Joseph Cox
11.19.19
Hacking

Offshore Bank Targeted By Phineas Fisher Confirms it Was Hacked

“A criminal investigation is ongoing,” the Cayman National Bank from the Isle of Man said in a statement.
Joseph Cox
11.18.19
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
Hacking

Malware That Spits Cash Out of ATMs Has Spread Across the World

A joint investigation between Motherboard and the German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) has uncovered new details about a spate of so-called “jackpotting” attacks.
Joseph Cox
10.15.19
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