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Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
FBI Says Suspected Silk Road Architect Variety Jones Has Been Arrested   —  The man suspected of being a “senior adviser” to Ross Ulbricht, the convicted creator of the drug marketplace Silk Road, has been arrested, according to the United States Attorney's Office.
Dec 4, 2015, 7:40 PMIn context
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Hunter Moore, former operator of revenge porn website IsAnyoneUp.com, sentenced to two and a half years in prison by federal district judge, must pay $2K fine   —  Revenge Porn King Gets Two Years In Prison  —  On Wednesday, Hunter Moore was sentenced to two and a half years in prison …
Dec 3, 2015, 4:35 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
VTech hacker says he downloaded 190GB of child and parent photos, and chat logs between parents and children from late 2014 until November 2015   —  Hacker Obtained Childrens' Headshots and Chatlogs From Toymaker VTech  —  If storing the personal data of almost 5 million parents …
Nov 30, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Profile of iFixit, the company helping us continue doing DIY repairs on modern electronics   —  How to Fix Everything  —  It happened suddenly, like most of these stories do.  My alarm went off.  I kicked my leg out as I jolted awake, making solid contact with my new laptop …
Nov 29, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Servers of Chinese tech toy maker VTech breached: data of 4.8M parents and 200K kids may have been accessed   —  One of the Largest Hacks Yet Exposes Data on Hundreds of Thousands of Kids  —  The personal information of almost 5 million parents and more than 200,000 kids was exposed earlier …
Nov 27, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
This Is How the FAA's Mandatory Drone Registration Program Will Work   —  Since it was announced last month, the drone hobbyist community has been wondering how the Federal Aviation Administration is going to implement its mandatory drone registration program.  Monday, the agency released a list of formal recommendations.
Nov 23, 2015, 1:45 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
‘Nasty’ Bug In MetroPCS Site Left Personal Data of Subscribers Open to Hackers   —  Until this month, if you were one of the more than 10 million MetroPCS subscribers, anyone who knew your phone number could easily get all your personal information from the company's website, including your home address …
Nov 13, 2015, 11:35 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Court documents show university helped FBI identify Silk Road 2 and possibly child porn suspect; Tor claims FBI paid Carnegie Mellon $1M to deanonymize users   —  Court Docs Show a University Helped FBI Bust Silk Road 2, Child Porn Suspects  —  An academic institution has been providing information …
Nov 11, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Inside the Matthew Keys case and why the government charged him under hacking laws   —  Why the Government Went After Matthew Keys  —  On October 4, 2012, two FBI agents visited the home of Matthew Keys, aged 25, in Secaucus, New Jersey.  At the time, he was the deputy social media editor for Reuters.
Oct 11, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Matthew Keys found guilty of hacking under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act; US attorney's office may seek less than five year prison sentence in January   —  Former Reuters Journalist Matthew Keys Found Guilty of Three Counts of Hacking  —  On Wednesday, a jury in Sacramento, California …
Oct 7, 2015, 8:25 PMIn context

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