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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Court docs: CA police have arrested a college student who allegedly was a member of OGUSERS and stole $5M+ worth of cryptocurrency by SIM swapping ~40 people   —  California authorities say a 20-year-old college student *hijacked* more than 40 phone numbers and stole $5 million …
Jul 30, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Inside OGUSERS, a forum to trade social media and gaming handles, often stolen via “SIM hijacking” where phone numbers are stolen via carrier's customer service   —  Meet the hackers who flip seized Instagram handles and cryptocurrency in a shady, buzzing underground market for stolen accounts and usernames.
Jul 17, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Ticketfly's breach exposed 26M+ email addresses of users, along with home and billing addresses as well as phone numbers, analysis of leaked data shows   —  The data breach of the ticket and event company Ticketfly exposed the email addresses and other personal data of more than 26 million people …
Jun 4, 2018, 11:54 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Researcher discovers a 10-year-old remote code execution bug within the Steam client library that left all 125M users vulnerable until Valve's fix in March 2018   —  A security researcher found a serious vulnerability that allowed hackers to take control of a Steam user's computer.
May 31, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
A look at Kaspersky Lab's SAS conference, where the company showcases its best research while entertaining competitors and reporters, amid its ongoing crisis   —  We went to Kaspersky Lab's SAS conference, where the controversial Russian anti-virus firm showcases its best research …
May 23, 2018, 9:05 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Researcher finds Signal messages delivered on Mac stay in Notification Center, even when set to self-destruct, complete with message content and sender's name   —  If you use the Signal desktop app, be careful with your notification settings.  —  When it comes to protecting your messages …
May 9, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
UK judge sentences Kane Gamble, a teen who hacked online accounts of the director of CIA and other prominent US government employees, to two years in prison   —  A judge in London sentenced a British teenager who was part of the hacking group Crackas With Attitude, which targeted prominent US government employees.
Apr 20, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
GrayKey, the tool law enforcement's been buying to unlock iPhones, appears to work by brute forcing passcodes, another reason to use a strong alphanumeric code   —  Now that police agents can allegedly crack iPhones protected with passcodes made of six numbers, it's time to use longer, harder to guess and crack alphanumeric passphrases.
Apr 16, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Sources in iPhone jailbreaking community describe how iBoot source code was leaked by low level Apple employee and say that more code has been stolen   —  On Wednesday, an anonymous person published the proprietary source code of a core and fundamental component of the iPhone's operating system.
Feb 9, 2018, 4:02 PMIn context
Motherboard:
Apple files DMCA notice to remove apparent iOS 9 “iBoot” source code, parts of which are likely used in iOS 11, from GitHub; experts say the code is authentic   —  Update, February 8, 08:27 a.m.: Apple filed a copyright takedown request with GitHub and forced the company to remove the code.
Feb 8, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context

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