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Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Consultants advise law enforcement officers not to look at iPhone screens because it may trigger Face ID too many times and iPhones may revert to passcodes   —  After five failed attempts with the ‘wrong’ face, Apple's Face ID system will fall back to asking a passcode; a tricky situation for investigators.
Oct 13, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Motherboard:
Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile deny being the “US telecom” mentioned in today's Bloomberg story alleging compromised Supermicro hardware   —  No one is really sure who to believe after Businessweek's bombshell story on an alleged Chinese supply chain attack against Apple, Amazon, and others.
Oct 9, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Motherboard:
Former Facebook content moderator sues the company for allegedly failing to protect her and others as they viewed violent videos and images, says it led to PTSD   —  In the class action lawsuit, the woman says that thousands of content moderators are subjected to “highly toxic” content as part of the job.
Sep 25, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Motherboard:
Facebook says it is reviewing its policies on white supremacy, white nationalism, and white separatism after a backlash from civil rights groups   —  “Facebook ignores centuries of history, legal precedent, and expert scholarship that all establish that white nationalism and white separatism are white supremacy."
Sep 20, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Google confirms its Titan Security Keys are made by a Chinese company, but says the firmware ensures security, as security experts call for more transparency   —  Google's Titan Security Keys, used to lock down accounts, are produced in China.  Several experts want more answers on that supply chain process …
Sep 2, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Motherboard:
Leaked docs and sources describe Facebook's content moderation apparatus and the logistics of trying to moderate billions of posts a week in 100+ languages   —  Moderating billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages has become Facebook's biggest challenge.
Aug 23, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
A look at Intrusion Truth, an anonymous group that since last April has been posting info about alleged members of state sponsored Chinese hacking unit APT10   —  Since April last year, a group calling itself ‘Intrusion Truth’ has trickled out the real names of hackers working for Chinese intelligence.
Aug 22, 2018, 7:20 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Leaked documents: Facebook moderators can ban Pages if admins get 5 “strikes” or if 30%+ of other people's posts violate its community standards within 90 days   —  During testimony to lawmakers, Facebook did not provide specifics on the threshold Pages or Groups have to cross before being deleted.
Jul 18, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Researcher: call metadata and texts stolen from SpyHuman, an Indian firm selling spyware for Android devices, amid wave of vigilante hacking of spyware vendors   —  A hacker has stolen text messages and call metadata from SpyHuman, a firm selling malware to the everyday consumer.
Jul 10, 2018, 4:40 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Israeli indictment says an employee allegedly stole source code of NSO Group's powerful smartphone hacking tools before attempting to sell it for $50M   —  NSO sells its potent iPhone malware to governments, including Mexico and the United Arabs Emirates.  But according to a newly released indictment …
Jul 5, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context

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