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Internet Insecurity

FBI Hacker Says Apple Are 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' for Encrypting iPhones

An FBI forensic expert lambasted Apple for making iPhones hard to hack into.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.10.18
dark web
dark web

FBI Shows Arrest Video Of Dark Web Kingpin Who Died By Suicide in Police Custody

At a cybersecurity conference, the FBI aired a video showing the arrest of AlphaBay’s Alexandre Cazes.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.10.18
hacking
hacking

The FBI Booby-Trapped a Video to Catch a Suspected Tor Sextortionist

The FBI showed it uses more targeted methods to potentially deanonymize Tor users.
Joseph Cox
8.8.17
Radio Motherboard
Radio Motherboard

Infamous Hacker Kevin Mitnick Tells Us How He Created Fake Identities

Once arrested by the FBI, Mitnick tells us how to keep information private online.
Charulata Sinha
7.28.17
redacted
redacted

Here’s the FBI’s Internal Presentation About the 9/11 Attacks

FBI documents obtained by Florida Bulldog offer more questions than answers about the circumstances surrounding the 9/11 attacks.
Sarah Emerson
7.25.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Mysterious Mac Malware Has Infected Victims for Years

The mystery of a Mac malware called “FruitFly.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.24.17
dark web
dark web

Alleged Dark Web Kingpin Doxed Himself With His Personal Hotmail Address

Feds say alleged AlphaBay operator Alexandre Cazes welcomed users to the dark web drug market with a message that included the email address "Pimp_Alex_91@hotmail.com."
Joseph Cox
7.20.17
No Dice
No Dice

Why The FBI Investigated ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Players in the 1990s

An FBI memo written during the Unabomber investigation describes roleplayers as 'armed and dangerous,' 'extremely intelligent individuals' and 'overweight and not neat in appearance.'
JPat Brown
6.21.17
Comey Hearing
Comey Hearing

Comey: Russians Targeted ‘Hundreds’ of Entities in Election Hacking

Former FBI director James Comey's testimony is a solid reminder that the Russian hacking campaign went far beyond the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta.
Joseph Cox
6.8.17
ughhhhh
ughhhhh

Want a Break from Comey? Here Are 10 Soothing, Trump-Free Videos

Because today is a lot.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.8.17
When Spies Come Home
When Spies Come Home

The Dirty Hackers Who Steal Passwords for Jealous Lovers

Phishing really is a threat when the hackers are closer to home.
Joseph Cox
6.7.17
Playpen
Playpen

DOJ, FBI Executives Approved Running a Child Porn Site

A court transcript shows that running Playpen as part of a child pornography sting was approved by the higher levels of each department.
Joseph Cox
5.29.17