Joseph Cox

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

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
2 days ago
Hacking

SMS Replacement is Exposing Users to Text, Call Interception Thanks to Sloppy Telecos

Researchers from SRLabs found that telecos are implementing the RCS standard in vulnerable ways, which bring back techniques to attack phone networks.
Joseph Cox
11.29.19
Hacking

NSO Employees Take Legal Action Against Facebook for Banning Their Accounts

The lawsuit argues Facebook violated its own terms of service and Israeli privacy law for using the employees’ personal information.
Emanuel Maiberg
Joseph Cox
11.26.19
Power

The California DMV Is Making $50M a Year Selling Drivers’ Personal Information

A document obtained by Motherboard shows how DMVs sell peoples’ names, addresses, and other personal information to generate revenue.
Joseph Cox
11.25.19
Hacking

Authorities Arrest Alleged Member of Group That Hacked Jack Dorsey

The alleged member was arrested around two weeks ago, another member of the hacking group told Motherboard.
Joseph Cox
11.25.19
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
11.22.19
WeWork

WeWork Developers Exposed Contracts and Customer Data on GitHub

The agreements contain phone numbers and addresses of individuals, and others have bank account information.
Joseph Cox
11.21.19
Power

Activist Leaks Files From a Data Broker for Demoing its Software With ICE

"I saw tech workers at Microsoft (GitHub), Google, and others start taking stands and achieve incremental gains and I thought why not me."
Joseph Cox
11.19.19
News

Quebec Will Force Uber to Share Your Trip Location Data

Privacy advocates are concerned that the new law can paint an unsettling picture of people's movements in Quebec.​
Justin Ling
Joseph Cox
11.19.19
When Spies Come Home

Security Companies and Activists Launch ‘Coalition Against Stalkware’

10 organizations are part of the Coalition, and they have also launched a website to help victims.
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
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
11.18.19
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