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Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

British Hacker Pleads Guilty to Hacking US Military Satellite Phone And Messaging System

A 25-year-old broke into a DoD satellite communication system and doxed around 800 Department of Defense employees.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.15.17
cybercrime
cybercrime

People in the UAE Can Now Be Jailed for 15 Years for ‘Liking’ Qatar

In the wake of Saudi Arabia's row with Qatar, the United Arab Emirates is cracking down on social media dissent.
Farid Farid
6.8.17
Long Arm of the Law
Long Arm of the Law

US Law Enforcement Have Spent Hundreds of Thousands on Bitcoin Tracking Tools

Private firms continue to fill in the gaps for digital investigators.
Joseph Cox
5.25.17
cybercrime
cybercrime

Restaurant App Zomato Says Your Stolen Password Is Fine. But Is It?

Zomato announced a hacker had stolen details on 17 million accounts, and that customers' password hashes were fairly secure. But that doesn't seem to be the case.
Joseph Cox
5.18.17
cyberstalking
cyberstalking

This Guy Phished Over 50 Women Just to Violate Their Privacy

Sometimes, the threat may not be all that technologically sophisticated, but hackers can still grab a wealth of personal information from a victim.
Joseph Cox
5.18.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Why Did Microsoft Wait Six Months To Patch a Critical Word Zero-Day?

The strange life and afterlife of a Microsoft Word Zero-Day that ended up in the hands of criminal and government hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.15.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Government Hackers Used Microsoft Word Zero-Day to Install Spyware on Russian Targets

The hackers exploited the unknown vulnerability to install spyware made by the infamous surveillance company FinFisher.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.12.17
Another Day Another Hack
Another Day Another Hack

Hacker Steals Millions of Accounts from Yu-Gi-Oh Fan Project ‘Dueling Network’

It appears the hacker made off with at least 6.5 million email addresses and poorly hashed passwords.
Joseph Cox
3.29.17
cybercrime
cybercrime

UK Cops Arrest Man Potentially Linked to Apple Extortion

The man is suspected of blackmail and hacking offenses.
Joseph Cox
3.29.17
Hackers Get Creative
Hackers Get Creative

Apple Extortionists Trading Media Exposure for More Accounts

The Turkish Crime Family is allegedly creating something of a media-frenzy feedback loop to get more Apple related accounts.
Joseph Cox
3.28.17
Digital Underworld
Digital Underworld

A Fake Dark Web Hitman Site is Linked to a Real Murder

Dark web site Besa Mafia was hacked in May 2016. The FBI has been actively investigating the site's users.
Joseph Cox
2.23.17
The internet of hackable things
The internet of hackable things

Police Have Arrested a Suspect in a Massive ‘Internet of Things’ Attack

European police suspect a 29-year-old man of keeping one million people offline. They might have found the person behind the notorious hacker known as BestBuy.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.23.17