After Wave of Complaints, Instagram Tests New Methods to Recover Hacked Accounts
Motherboard previously reported how hackers were holding high-profile Instagram accounts to ransom, and how some influencers had to turn to white-hat hackers for help.
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United Arab Emirates Says It Doesn't Hack Dissidents or Journalists
But news reports continue to suggest that ex-NSA hackers are helping the country hack and surveil its citizens.
Infamous Forum For Instagram Hackers Gets Hacked by Other Hackers
Hackers hacked the OGUSERS forum and published its database in another hacker forum.
Chelsea Manning Warns That Trump Will Go After Journalists With “Indictments and Charges”
"Whenever a journalist makes a misstep, I think that they are put on notice now."
Pamela Anderson Redeclares Her Love for Julian Assange After Visiting Him in Prison
“I love him,” she told reporters. “I can’t imagine what he’s been going through.”
The CIA Will Use its New Dark Web Site to Collect Anonymous Tips
The intelligence agency is stoked about its new Onion site on the dark web: "Our onion site is one of several ways individuals can contact the CIA."
Israel Bombing ‘Cyber Operatives’ Isn’t Cyber War, It’s Just War
Experts in cybersecurity and conflict warn that it’s too early to draw dramatic conclusions about Israel’s strike against the alleged Hamas cyber headquarters.
How a Hacker Tracked Thousands of Cars and Gained the Ability To Kill Their Engines
In this week’s CYBER podcast, we spoke about Motherboard’s scoop on a hacker who breached two GPS tracking companies.
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A Guide to What's Happening with Julian Assange
Sifting through all the news surrounding the WikiLeaks founder's recent arrest.
This Spyware Data Leak Is So Bad We Can't Even Tell You About It
A consumer spyware vendor left a lot of incredibly sensitive and private data, including intimate pictures and private call recordings, for all to see on a server freely accessible over the internet. And it still hasn’t taken the data down.
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Someone in China Built a Creepy Database of 1.8 Million Women and Their 'Breedready' Status
It's unknown who compiled the list or how, but it includes everything from phone numbers to marital status.
The Prototype iPhones That Hackers Use to Research Apple’s Most Sensitive Code
Very few people have heard of them, but "dev-fused" iPhones sold on the grey market are one of the most important tools for the best iOS hackers in the world.