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Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Stolen Uber Customer Accounts Are for Sale on the Dark Web for $1   —  Active Uber accounts are for sale on a dark web marketplace for as little as $1 each, Motherboard has learned.  —  One seller claims he has “thousands” of user logins for sale.  —  A username and password is all you need …
Mar 27, 2015, 8:45 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Baidu's Internet traffic was hijacked to DDoS GitHub and GreatFire in a move that required access to network infrastructure; GitHub DDoS attack continues   —  Did China Just Launch a Cyber Attack on GitHub?  —  Late Thursday night, the popular coding site GitHub announced that someone …
Mar 27, 2015, 12:45 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
US Customs facial recognition pilot program at Dulles airport raises privacy concerns   —  US Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport  —  The next time you come back from overseas and flash your American passport at Washington, DC's Dulles airport …
Mar 21, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Jordan Pearson / Motherboard:
‘Sirius’ Is the Google-Backed Open Source Siri   —  Sirius, a Google-funded open source program similar to Apple's Siri or Google's Google Now voice recognition application, could finally democratize the virtual assistant.  —  RIght now, virtual assistants are a game for the big kids of the tech world …
Mar 16, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Drone hobbyist gets letter from regional FAA office in Tampa claiming his YouTube videos constitute restricted “commercial use”   —  The FAA Says You Can't Post Drone Videos on YouTube  —  If you fly a drone and post footage on YouTube, you could end up with a letter from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Mar 14, 2015, 5:40 AMIn context
Brian Anderson / Motherboard:
Mexican drug gangs are believed to be abducting IT specialists to build communication networks   —  The Drug Cartels' IT Guy  —  The most recent photo of Felipe García, an architect, taken just weeks before he disappeared in Northeastern Mexico in March 2013.  He was wearing this shirt the day he vanished.
Mar 7, 2015, 9:30 PMIn context
Sam Gustin / Motherboard:
Republican congresswoman Marsha Blackburn reintroduces bill to block FCC from implementing net neutrality rules   —  And Here Is the Bill Attempting to Roll Back the New Net Neutrality Rules  —  Marsha Blackburn, the conservative Republican lawmaker from Tennessee, has reintroduced legislation …
Mar 5, 2015, 12:00 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
As Gemalto downplays breach by NSA and GCHQ, experts say six day investigation was likely insufficient   —  World's Largest SIM Card Maker Has No Clue Whether It Was Hacked by the NSA  —  Last week, new documents leaked by Edward Snowden revealed one of the NSA and GCHQ's most daring operations …
Feb 25, 2015, 12:30 PMIn context
Brian Merchant / Motherboard:
Majority of health sites send troves of data about your medical searches to third-party companies   —  Looking Up Symptoms Online?  These Companies Are Tracking You  —  It's 2015—when we feel sick, fear disease, or have questions about our health, we turn first to the internet.
Feb 24, 2015, 7:05 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
The NSA's Undetectable Hard Drive Hack Was First Demonstrated a Year Ago   —  News broke earlier this week about the NSA's “most sophisticated” malware yet: An undetectable backdoor that can filter information to and from a hard drive, using the underlying framework of the drive itself.
Feb 19, 2015, 9:35 AMIn context

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