Hacking

Hacking

T-Mobile Has a Secret Setting to Protect Your Account From Hackers That It Refuses to Talk About

T-Mobile’s little known NOPORT setting can protect your phone number from SIM swapping.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4 days ago
CYBER

The Biggest iPhone Hack in History, Explained

Inside a hack that targeted thousands of people a week.
Motherboard Staff
9.12.19
Hacking

The DEA Didn’t Buy Malware From Israel’s Controversial NSO Group Because It Was Too Expensive

Emails between the DEA and NSO obtained by Motherboard explain why the DEA didn't purchase the company's malware in 2014.
Joseph Cox
9.11.19
Internet

Court Rules That ‘Scraping’ Public Website Data Isn’t Hacking

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals shot down LinkedIn's claim that a company that was using its public facing data was violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Karl Bode
9.11.19
Equifax

Now You Have to Jump Through Extra Hoops to Get Money From the Equifax Hack

The $125 in free money suddenly has a bunch of strings attached.
Karl Bode
9.9.19
Hacking

Apple Disputes Google’s Claims of a Devastating iPhone Hack

Apple says that Google oversold the nature of the hack and that it quickly fixed the vulnerability.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.6.19
Hacking

The Cyberwar In Yemen

The kinetic war rages, but the Yemeni people have also been casualty to a silent war: one that’s online.
Ben Makuch
9.6.19
Hacking

Exploit Sellers Say There are More iPhone Hacks on the Market Than They’ve Ever Seen

There are caveats and the sellers are only a slice of the exploit market, but two exploit brokers say they’re seeing more iOS attacks now.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Joseph Cox
9.3.19
Hacking

Hackers Breach Forum Of Popular Webcomic ‘XKCD’

The data breach affected 560,000 users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.3.19
Hacking

This Has Been the Worst Year for iPhone Security Yet

After several high profile attacks and embarrassing slip-ups, Apple’s perception as the secure consumer device is starting to crack.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.30.19
Hacking

Google Says Malicious Websites Have Been Quietly Hacking iPhones for Years

It may be the biggest attack against iPhone users yet.
Joseph Cox
8.30.19
Hacking

This Spreadsheet of ‘The Worst 25 Passwords’ Is Actually Malware

Hackers are getting meta.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.29.19
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