Hackers were able to access over 150,000 of verkada’s cameras to see the inside of schools, jails, hospitals, police stations, and Tesla factories.
The raid does n’t have anything to do with verkada, according to Bloomberg, but instead an’alleged hack that took place last year’. A Swiss authority pointed Bloomberg to the US Department of justice for further questions.
The FBI is looking into the’theft and distribution of information including source code, confidential documents and internal user data’. kottmann leaked a huge collection of secret documents and source code from chipmaker Intel last year.
Kottmann’s GitLab repository, which catalogued a few leaks, appears to have been seized. kottmann’s book, GitLab, was seized Friday evening.
T.co/bllegd5z37 already seized by the @ TheJusticeDept and @ FBI. The FBI has seized more than 1,000 copies of the database.
Twitter originally suspended kottmann for’distributing of hacked material’ last June. The second suspension was for violating the platform manipulation and spam policy that keeps users from dodging their bans by simply creating a new account.
Source code hacks are usually taken more seriously. We get many new product leaks, but there’s still plenty of leaks.
Some hacktivists question platforms’ decisions to deplatform hackers. It’s leading some hacktivists to question platform’s decision to deplatform.
@ dotmudge’s former glory days include being member of cult of the dead cow. Some claim they are responsible for giving us the word’hacktivist’.
Hacker donk_enby made 80 terabytes of videos from parler. The videos were later used to reveal what actually occurred during the Capitol riot.
Microsoft-Owned GitHub decided to take down a security researcher’s work that could have reflected poorly on Microsoft. The proof-of-concept exploited the holes in Microsoft Exchange server’s code that were used in the huge hafnium hack. Microsoft’s argument was that the attack is still occurring and that the code could still be exploited, which does make sense on its face.
Kottmann declined to comment on the raid, saying that their previous statements had already resulted in Swiss press harassing their family. kottmann said that their parents’ home was searched by Swiss police as well.
Kottmann still has access to a mastodon account. kottmann is still able to access the account, which is currently warning readers to’assume all past communication with me to have been compromised’.
I do n’t plan on doing anything illegal for the near future,’ read the current pinned post. I do not talk to me about any illegal activities or crimes,’ reads the current posted post.