The FBI Used a 'Non-Public' Vulnerability to Hack Suspects on Tor
If the vulnerability was a so-called zero day, that would bring up all sorts of disclosure issues for the FBI.
Australian Authorities Hacked Computers in the US
Australian authorities hacked Tor users in the US as part of a child pornography investigation, Motherboard has learned.
How a Child Porn Case Became a Battle Over Government Secrets
The reason the government won't disclose its Tor Browser exploit? It's classified.
Court Docs Confirm FBI's Child Porn Hack Was International
The FBI has so far declined to comment on whether it hacked computers outside of the US.
Lawyer Scrambles to Withdraw Plea After FBI Mass Hacking Case Collapses
It's an early sign that other Playpen cases might face further legal challenges.
Second Judge Argues Evidence From FBI Mass Hack Should Be Thrown Out
There's controversy over whether the warrant the FBI used to search suspects' computers is valid.
FBI Is Pushing Back Against Judge's Order to Reveal Tor Browser Exploit
Special Agent Daniel Alfin likened the exploit to a defect in a lock, and argued that its particulars weren't necessary to the defense's case.
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FBI Raid Radio Station Following Child Porn Hack
A raid in New Hampshire is the latest in connection with a mass hacking campaign by the FBI to identify visitors to a dark web child porn site.
Dark Web Policing Threatens National Sovereignty, Researcher Argues
Law enforcement often don't know where a suspect is located before they deploy malware, opening up a whole load of possible ramifications.
Here Is the Warrant the FBI Used to Hack Over a Thousand Computers
A lightly redacted version of the warrant and supporting documentation for the largest known law enforcement hacking operation to date has been released.
New Case Suggests the FBI Shared Data from Its Mass Hacking Campaign with the UK
Vithusan Puvaneswaran accessed the dark web site Playpen. Around a week after the FBI shut it down, he was arrested.