Joseph Cox

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

DIGITAL INVESTIGATIONS

The Hackers Hunting Down Missing People

Nonprofit TraceLabs ran DEF CON’s first crowdsourced event for tracking missing people through public information.
Joseph Cox
8.16.18
Motherboard Homepage

Round Two: WannaCry Ransomware That Struck the Globe Is Back

Ransomware that emerged from a dump of alleged NSA exploits has quickly learned from its mistakes.
Joseph Cox
5.14.17
Motherboard Homepage

Your Government's Hacking Tools Are Not Safe

From Cellebrite, to Shadow Brokers, to the CIA dump, so many recent data breaches have shown there is a real risk of exposure of government hacking tools.
Joseph Cox
4.14.17
SURVEILLANCE

All the Ways You’re Going to be Watched in 2017

Spies, police and companies will all have new powers to snoop on you – so how bad could it get in the year ahead?
Joseph Cox
12.28.16
News

The Met Police Need to Fess Up If They're Secretly Monitoring Phones in London

The Met won't confirm or deny whether they're behind the fake phone masts grabbing information from Londoners' phones, meaning we have no idea whether the tech is being used responsibly.
Joseph Cox
6.11.15
News

The Yemeni Man Suing BT for America's Deadly Drone Attacks

Mohammed al-Qawli lost two relatives; he now wants to hold BT to account for their alleged role in the killings.
Joseph Cox
5.23.14
Photo

Robert Nickelsberg Took These Incredible Photos of Jihadis at Battle

Once upon a time, all it took to embed yourself with the mujahideen was a phone call to their PR.
Joseph Cox
4.11.14
Stuff

UK Gang Members Love Social Media, Too

When it comes to flaunting their lifestyle, they're not exactly squeamish.
Joseph Cox
4.3.14
Stuff

The Future of Journalism in an Age of Government Surveillance

How our governments are waging a war on whistleblowers.
Joseph Cox
2.11.14
tech

How Private Contractors Are Profiting from Government Surveillance

Authorities can't do all that snooping by themselves.
Joseph Cox
2.11.14
Stuff

Buying Your Drugs Online Is Good for You

The internet knows a lot more about harm reduction than anyone else.
Joseph Cox
1.24.14
tech

How Jihadists Use the Internet

Islamic extremists probably know how to work the web better than you.
Joseph Cox
1.14.14
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