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Hacker Breaches Securus, the Company That Helps Cops Track Phones Across the US

A hacker has provided Motherboard with the login details for a company that buys phone location data from major telecom companies and then sells it to law enforcement.
Joseph Cox
5.16.18
Phone Crackers
Phone Crackers

This Continually Updated Map Shows Which Cops Have iPhone Cracking Tech GrayKey

Using documents, online records, and other media reports, Motherboard will keep this map up-to-date to show how GrayKey is spreading across the country.
Joseph Cox
5.15.18
patent watch
patent watch

Amazon Wins Patent for Data Stream to ‘Identify’ Bitcoin Users for Law Enforcement

Amazon’s latest patent aims to combine data from various sources to identify cryptocurrency users for subscribers including the taxman and cops.
Jordan Pearson
4.18.18
Internet Police
Internet Police

IRS Cybercrime Agent Lurks Dark Web Subreddit Looking For Hackers

Even the taxman lurks on r/DarkNetMarkets.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.17.17
acceptances
acceptances

DEA: ‘There Is No Silver Bullet’ for Going Dark

A presentation obtained by Motherboard shows the Drug Enforcement Agency accepting the reality of encryption.
Joseph Cox
8.17.17
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
Cracker Jacks
Cracker Jacks

Police in Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones

Usage logs obtained by Muckrock show departments are cracking phones hundreds of times a year.
Curtis Waltman
6.6.17
surprise
surprise

Jeff Sessions Has a Plan for the Opioid Epidemic: More Cops

Is this going to be a “War on Drugs” disaster or a collaborative effort to end the epidemic?
Kaleigh Rogers
5.11.17
the dark web
the dark web

Dark Web Suspects Busted After Visiting Image Sharing Site Outside of Tor

The cases show that even if people are using a dark web child pornography site, they may visit other related sites without the protections of the Tor network.
Joseph Cox
5.9.17
Weed Week
Weed Week

The FBI Says It Can Finally Find Hackers Who Don’t Smoke Weed

The agency says it's managing to meet its hiring goals despite a ban on hiring anyone who's used marijuana within the last three years.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.17.17
Surveillance State of Mind
Surveillance State of Mind

America Pays for Free Body Cameras With Its Civil Rights

The company formerly known as TASER changed its name to Axon and is offering a free trial of its body cameras to every cop in America, but the plan raises alarming questions about the future of surveillance.
Harlan Yu
4.6.17