Lawmakers Ask California DMV How It Makes $50 Million a Year Selling Drivers' Data
Motherboard previously revealed the California DMV was making tens of millions of dollars a year by selling personal data.
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How the NSA Says You Can Limit Location Data Exposure
The mitigations are designed for government officials, but the advice itself can be useful for many more people.
An OnlyFans Creator Is Suing 'Thothub' for Reposting Her Content
In a complaint filed Monday, Niece Waidhofer claims Thothub, Cloudflare, BangBros and Chaturbate should be held responsible for her nudes appearing on the "leaked content" site.
Cops Arrest 17-Year-Old Suspect in Massive Twitter Hack
The arrest comes after hackers hijacked some of the most high profile accounts on the social network by leveraging an internal Twitter tool.
How One Company Collected Browsing Data Via Android Apps
“Not even Facebook” has this granularity of data, one employee of Ogury said in an email obtained by Motherboard.
This Billion Dollar Company Considers Privacy Laws a Threat to Its Business
ZoomInfo scrapes users' emails and feeds that data back into its product. A recent public filing demonstrates how businesses in this space view privacy laws.
NSO Group Pitched Its Spyware to the Secret Service
Emails obtained by Motherboard show the U.S.-branch of NSO Group was pitching its product to U.S. agencies as recently as 2018.
Customs and Border Protection Bought Access to Nationwide Car Tracking System
The move by CBP continues the trend of law enforcement buying access to data rather than gathering it themselves.
After Twitter Hack, Senator Asks Why DMs Aren't Encrypted
Twitter was previously exploring end-to-end encrypted direct messages, which would generally give user's more privacy around their communications.
Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts
After a wave of account takeovers, screenshots of an internal Twitter user administration tool are being shared in the hacking underground.
Source: Spain is Customer of NSO Group
The Guardian and El Pais reported NSO Group's malware was used to target prominent politicians in Spain. Now a former employee says that Spain has been an NSO Group customer.
iPhone Hackers Grayshift Sell 'Mobile' GrayKey
Emails and procurement records point to a "mobile" version of the GrayKey.