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Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker

@zackwhittaker

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Security editor, @TechCrunch. CBS alum. Email: zack.whittaker@gmail.com. WhatsApp, Signal: +1.646.755.8849. Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dBQdJ5 

New York, NY
Joined on August 2008

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Zack Whittaker
3 hours ago

Worst case, at least I have a Halloween costume for this year sorted.

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Zack Whittaker
4 hours ago

Def Con should have an Unhackable Village, where people bring something marketed as "unhackable" — and whoever gets hacked first wins.

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Zack Whittaker
4 hours ago
Me when I get a review unit:

Me when I get a review unit:

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Zack Whittaker
4 hours ago
*rubs hands menacingly*

*rubs hands menacingly*

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Ben Adida
6 hours ago

So wait. The privacy-protecting Apple sign-in uses a protocol that still reports every login back to Apple servers?

That's .. not exactly the most privacy protecting approach you could have taken, @Apple. https://twitter.com/LaurenGoode/status/1139963338278858757 

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An escalation of the joining of "cyber' and other words to make new "cyber words." We now have the "cybernuke."  https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/politics/trump-cyber-russia-grid.html …

An escalation of the joining of "cyber' and other words to make new "cyber words." We now have the "cybernuke." https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/politics/trump-cyber-russia-grid.html 

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Zack Whittaker
10 hours ago

👀  https://www.wired.com/story/cellebrite-ufed-ios-12-iphone-hack-android/ 

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Zack Whittaker
10 hours ago
NSA director has "far more leeway to conduct offensive online operations without receiving presidential approval." Interesting. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/politics/trump-cyber-russia-grid.html …

NSA director has "far more leeway to conduct offensive online operations without receiving presidential approval." Interesting. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/politics/trump-cyber-russia-grid.html 

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Yana Peel, a human rights campaigner, chief executive of the Serpentine Galleries, and self-proclaimed champion of free speech is revealed as co-owner of the NSO Group, an Israeli cyber weapons firm, according to corporate records in the US and Luxembourg. https://www.theguardian.com/law/2019/jun/14/yana-peel-uk-rights-advocate-serpentine-nso-spyware-pegasus 

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Zack Whittaker
1 day ago

New: Black Hat has confirmed Rep. Will Hurd will no longer headline the security conference later this year amid his voting record on women's rights. https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/14/black-hat-will-hurd-keynote/ 

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A Black Hat representative tells me Rep. Hurd's keynote was canceled before they could even discuss how much he was going to get paid https://twitter.com/zackwhittaker/status/1139606961274703877 

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Zack Whittaker
1 day ago
We just got these photos through from their new family — they just celebrated their first birthday last month. They're doing so well. Really please to see them so happy after @ja_davids and I fostered.

We just got these photos through from their new family — they just celebrated their first birthday last month. They're doing so well. Really please to see them so happy after @ja_davids and I fostered.

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Zack Whittaker
1 day ago
Quick update. We were fostering Bowie and Ziggy last year for a few months when they were tiny kittens. You may recall Ziggy was sick. He's doing great better — in fact, both are doing incredibly at their permanent home.

Quick update. We were fostering Bowie and Ziggy last year for a few months when they were tiny kittens. You may recall Ziggy was sick. He's doing great better — in fact, both are doing incredibly at their permanent home.

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Zack Whittaker
1 day ago

Black Hat said it "misjudged the separation of technology and politics" and recognized Black Hat "is not the appropriate platform for the polarizing political debate resulting from our choice of speaker."https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/14/black-hat-will-hurd-keynote/ 

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Zack Whittaker
1 day ago

New: Black Hat has confirmed Rep. Will Hurd will no longer headline the security conference later this year amid his voting record on women's rights. https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/14/black-hat-will-hurd-keynote/ 

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Shoutout to Big Blake @BlakeSobczak and his adversary-hunting skills. Well done. I see you, brother, and you are motivating us all to be better hunters. https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060575609 

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Zack Whittaker
1 day ago
Many of the records included the names, home and email addresses, and phone numbers of victims of sexual abuse — which law firms paid the ad company to solicit. More: https://tcrn.ch/2XL1voD 

Many of the records included the names, home and email addresses, and phone numbers of victims of sexual abuse — which law firms paid the ad company to solicit.

More: https://tcrn.ch/2XL1voD 

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Zack Whittaker
1 day ago

New: An internet ad agency specializing in helping law firms sign up victims of medical malpractice and injuries exposed 150,000 sensitive records following a server security lapse. https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/14/medical-injury-claim-data-exposed/ 

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Zack Whittaker
2 days ago

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most urgent matters in cybersecurity, but Black Hat seems to be sticking to its decision to allow Rep. Will Hurt to keynote the conference, despite his atrocious voting record on women's rights. https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/black-hat-keynote-will-hurd/ 

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Zack Whittaker
2 days ago

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most urgent matters in cybersecurity, but Black Hat seems to be sticking to its decision to allow Rep. Will Hurt to keynote the conference, despite his atrocious voting record on women's rights. https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/black-hat-keynote-will-hurd/ 

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