How Hackers Break into iCloud-Locked iPhones
In this week’s episode of CYBER, Motherboard talks about the complex, underground industry of breaking into iCloud-locked iPhones, which brings together thieves, coders, and hackers from around the world.
Venezuela’s Government Appears To Be Trying to Hack Activists With Phishing Pages
Security researchers and activists exposed a brazen attempt to steal Venezuelan usernames and passwords for popular email and social media websites such as Gmail, Facebook, Microsoft Live, and Twitter.
Google CEO Says No Plan to ‘Launch’ Censored Search Engine in China
In a hearing with the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai kept saying the company has no plans right now to launch a search product in China. But that response leaves plenty of room to launch when it does want to.
How ‘Mr. Hashtag’ Helped Saudi Arabia Spy on Dissidents
Saud Al-Qahtani, a close advisor of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, was tasked with buying Hacking Team spyware, and apparently moonlighted as a member of online cybercrime website Hack Forums.