Joseph Cox

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

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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
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Hackers Re-Purposed Dumped Government Surveillance Tools to Hack Government Targets

Why bother coding when you can just copy and paste?
Joseph Cox
4.13.17
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They're Back: The Shadow Brokers Release More Alleged Exploits

In their new post, the NSA hackers pointed specifically to President Trump, and recent political events.
Joseph Cox
4.9.17
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Whoops: The DOJ May Have Confirmed Some of the Wikileaks CIA Dump

The US government says it wants to keep some of the now public documents out of court because they contain classified material, suggesting that they could be authentic.
Joseph Cox
3.23.17
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US Indicts Russian Intelligence Agents and Hackers for Yahoo Breach

The case, more than anything, shines a stark light on the already suspected links between the Russian government and criminal hackers.
Joseph Cox
3.15.17
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Wikileaks Just Dumped a Cache of Information on Alleged CIA Hacking Tools

Recently, hackers dumped information concerning the NSA’s hacking tools. Now, Wikileaks has allegedly done something similar to the CIA.
Joseph Cox
3.7.17
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How to Protect Yourself from Creepy, Phone Snooping Spyware

Off-the-shelf spyware is often marketed towards jealous lovers to spy on their spouse.
Joseph Cox
2.23.17
Motherboard Homepage

Talking to the Hacker Who Took Down a Fifth of the Dark Web

“This is in fact my first hack ever.”
Joseph Cox
2.5.17
Motherboard

Hacker Steals 900 GB of Cellebrite Data

A hacker provided Motherboard with a large cache of customer information, databases, and more.
Joseph Cox
1.12.17
Motherboard

The 2016 Election Wasn’t Hacked, but the 2020 Election Could Be

And fixing the hardware would be really hard.
Joseph Cox
12.29.16
SURVEILLANCE

All the Ways UK Residents Will Be Watched in 2017

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

It's Incredibly Easy to Tamper with Someone's Flight Plan, Anywhere on the Globe

Hackers can gain access to and manipulate flight information because of aging legacy systems.
Joseph Cox
12.27.16
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