Joseph Cox

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

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
5 days ago
Hacking

Inside the Podcast that Hacks Ring Camera Owners Live on Air

In the NulledCast hackers livestream the harassment of Ring camera owners after accessing their devices. Hundreds of people can listen.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
12.13.19
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
12.6.19
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
12.5.19
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
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
11.20.19
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
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
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
10.23.19
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
Internet

Most Deepfakes Are Used for Creating Non-Consensual Porn, Not Fake News

A new study examined thousands of deepfake videos posted online.
Joseph Cox
10.9.19
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