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Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Archives show ex-CIA officer who allegedly leaked Vault 7 files to WikiLeaks uploaded some CIA-related source code to a personal website tied to his real name   —  Joshua Schulte uploaded CIA code to a personal website linked to his real name, archived versions of the site show.
May 20, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Ernie Smith / Motherboard:
A history of the music industry's first efforts at creating music streaming services after Napster and why they failed given the importance of streaming now   —  Lessons from the music industry's initial consumer-hostile reaction to the Napster saga.  Going from $16 CDs to unlimited streaming is really hard.
May 19, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Hacker breaches servers of Securus, a firm enabling real-time warrantless cell location tracking for cops, and provides access to its clients' data to reporter   —  A hacker has provided Motherboard with the login details for a company that buys phone location data from major telecom companies and then sells it to law enforcement.
May 16, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Adrianne Jeffries / Motherboard:
Inside YouTube's Trusted Flagger and Contributors programs in which anonymous volunteers have backchannel access to YouTube employees to escalate complaints   —  When YouTube's content moderation fails, super-users from the YouTube Contributors and Trusted Flagger programs are ready to intervene.
May 13, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Hacker says he stole data from ZooPark hacking group, some say an Iran-linked APT, which ran a hacking campaign targeting Android devices across the Middle East   —  Earlier this month, Kaspersky published research on the so-called ZooPark group, which ran a hacking campaign towards Android devices across the Middle East.
May 12, 2018, 6:05 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
Mack DeGeurin / Motherboard:
The National Freedom of Information Coalition asks Google to disable the self-destruct feature on government Gmail accounts to preserve public records   —  Activists have asked Google to disable the feature on government accounts.  —  A new update rolling out for Gmail offers a “self destruct” …
May 5, 2018, 10:50 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Facebook confirms it has fired one of its security engineers who allegedly used privileged access to stalk women online   —  After a member of the information security community provided evidence to Facebook's chief information security officer, the company has terminated a security engineer …
May 2, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Facebook is investigating a report that one of its security engineers may have used privileged access to stalk women online   —  On Monday, a member of the information security community said they passed Facebook details concerning a security engineer allegedly using their work position to stalk women.
Apr 30, 2018, 6:45 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

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