doxing

sex work

A New Zealand Woman Was Charged for Doxing a Sex Worker Online

This case happened in a country where sex work is legal, but it still illustrates how people exploit stigma and shame.
Samantha Cole
11.16.18
The Weakest Link

Inside the Messy, Dark Side of Nintendo Switch Piracy

Doxing rivals, stealing each other’s files, and poking around Nintendo’s servers are all a normal part of the ballooning Nintendo Switch hacking and piracy scenes.
Joseph Cox
11.13.18
Internet Insecurity

Facebook Has Hosted Stolen Identities and Social Security Numbers for Years

The social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people are being advertised and sold on Facebook. The internet giant deleted some of them after Motherboard flagged the posts.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.24.18
Op-Ed

The Ethics of Doxing Nazis on Social Media

The important question is: does any of this help?
Whitney Phillips
8.16.17
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
Amat3ur Sc4mm3rs

Professor Schools Amateur Bitcoin Scammer

Everyone wants bitcoin, even amateur and careless scammers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.2.17
Self-Doxing

‘Lone Wolf’ Criminal Hacker Gets Doxed Thanks To Series Of Dumb Mistakes

A cybercriminal from Eastern Europe who has been hacking a Chinese company for years appears to have carelessly exposed his own real identity.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.31.17
psa

Here's How Not to Get Doxed Like FBI Director James Comey

Separating your pseudonymous Twitter account from your real life identity can be tricky.
Joseph Cox
3.31.17
News

Whoops! Man Accused of Being Part of CIA Hacking Group Had Already Been Doxed

Not all self-described hackers are good at hiding their identities.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.9.16
News

FBI Arrests Two Alleged Members of Group That Hacked the CIA Director

Two young men from North Carolina have been charged with their alleged connection to the hacking group "Crackas With Attitude."
Joseph Cox and Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.8.16
News

Hacker Publishes Personal Info of 20,000 FBI Agents

As promised, hacker publishes personal information of 20,000 FBI agents, allegedly stolen from a hacked Department of Justice computer.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.8.16
News

Hackers ‘Dox’ Miami Police Officers With Data Stolen From Government Database

We now have evidence that hackers loosely affiliated with the “teen” hacking group Crackas With Attitude have more information on law enforcement agents.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.22.16
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