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Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Oracle asks for a new trial, claims Google failed to disclose Android app support for Chrome OS was coming when arguing why Android didn't harm Java SE market   —  Oracle is definitely not mad about losing in Oracle v. Google (again).  The multibillion dollar corporation is definitely …
Aug 17, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
US court documents show Australian authorities hacked Tor users in US as part of a child pornography investigation and shared the findings with the FBI   —  Australian authorities hacked Tor users in the US as part of a child pornography investigation, Motherboard has learned.
Aug 15, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
After losing in the UK, Privacy International takes its case against government's bulk hacking powers abroad to the European Court of Human Rights   —  On Friday, activist group Privacy International and five internet and communications providers lodged an application before the European Court …
Aug 5, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Privacy International releases a searchable database of 500+ surveillance companies, Surveillance Industry Index, including company brochures and export data   —  The surveillance industry is notoriously secretive and opaque.  But on Tuesday, activists at Privacy International released …
Aug 3, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Hacker known as Peace is selling a dump of alleged user credentials for 200M+ Yahoo accounts from 2012 for 3 BTC; Yahoo is investigating   —  A notorious cybercriminal is advertising 200 million of alleged Yahoo user credentials on the dark web, and the company has said it is “aware” …
Aug 2, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Bruce Schneier / Motherboard:
How the rise of the Internet of Things threatens to make it much easier for cyberattacks to cause damage in the real world   —  Disaster stories involving the Internet of Things are all the rage.  They feature cars (both driven and driverless), the power grid, dams, and tunnel ventilation systems.
Jul 31, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Mustafa Al-Bassam / Motherboard:
British Spies Used a URL Shortener to Honeypot Arab Spring Dissidents   —  A shadowy unit of the British intelligence agency GCHQ tried to influence online activists during the 2009 Iranian presidential election protests and the 2011 democratic uprisings largely known as the Arab Spring …
Jul 30, 2016, 6:15 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
President Obama announces the Cyber Incident Severity Schema, a new way the feds will codify the threat level of hacking attacks, but it lacks specifics   —  George W. Bush's Homeland Security Advisory System—the color-coded terrorism “threat level” indicator that became a symbol of post-9/11 fear mongering …
Jul 26, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Phineas Fisher, the hacker behind the Hacking Team and FinFisher breaches, talks about his motives and views of the hacking tool industry   —  A little bit over a year ago, the normally quiet Twitter account of Hacking Team, an Italian company that sells spying tools to governments all over the world, started acting weird.
Jul 24, 2016, 8:00 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Judge Orders Yahoo to Explain How It Recovered ‘Deleted’ Emails in Drugs Case   —  A judge has ordered Yahoo to present a witness and provide documents explaining how the company handles supposedly deleted emails.  —  The move comes in the appeal case of a drug trafficker who was convicted …
Jul 22, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context

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