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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
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
The FAA Has Missed Its Congressionally Mandated Deadline to Regulate Drones   —  The Federal Aviation Administration has officially missed its Congressionally mandated deadline to figure out how to fully integrate drones into the national airspace.  —  When Congress passed the FAA Modernization Act …
Oct 4, 2015, 11:10 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
New Stagefright Bugs Leave More Than 1 Billion Android Users Vulnerable   —  In July, a security researcher revealed that Android phones could be hacked with a simple text, thanks to a series of bugs in the Android operating system that are now commonly known as Stagefright.
Oct 1, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Imgur vulnerability that targeted 8chan via images on Reddit patched   —  Someone Was Abusing an Imgur Bug to Target 8chan Users  —  A previously unknown vulnerability in the popular photo-sharing site Imgur was recently exploited in an apparent attempt to hack users of the internet message board 8chan …
Sep 22, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
The US Army, Navy, DARPA, others do not implement STARTTLS, a basic email encryption protocol   —  How the US Military Fails to Protect Its Soldiers' Emails  —  Many government agencies, including the US military, are leaving the emails of soldiers and government employees potentially …
Sep 18, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context

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