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Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker

@zackwhittaker

Tweets4103
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Following977
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Security editor, @TechCrunch. CBS alum. Email: zack.whittaker@gmail.com. WhatsApp, Signal: +1.646.755.8849. Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dBQdJ5Β 

New York, NY
Joined on August 2008

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Parisa Tabriz
1 day ago
Rise of the Hackers @SVComicCon group photo πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» cc: @evacide @sheeraf @Jennifer_Arcuri #SVCC

Rise of the Hackers @SVComicCon group photo πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» cc: @evacide @sheeraf @Jennifer_Arcuri #SVCC

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Zack Whittaker
4 hours ago
And it just started to hail.

And it just started to hail.

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Zack Whittaker
4 hours ago
Oh come on. I just watered the plants.

Oh come on. I just watered the plants.

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Zack Whittaker
4 hours ago
This guy I know occasionally sends me exposed devices he finds on Shodan, like remote desktops and internet webcams. His note:"Is that a pinhole camera? Am I about to watch a bust go down?"

This guy I know occasionally sends me exposed devices he finds on Shodan, like remote desktops and internet webcams.

His note:

"Is that a pinhole camera? Am I about to watch a bust go down?"

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Zack Whittaker
10 hours ago

Happy Sunday! My weekly cybersecurity newsletter just went out to 3,441 subscribers.

This week, hackers found flaws in an F-15 fighter jet, your dog is doxing you, and @tedlieu learns how to pick a lock.

Sign up: http://eepurl.com/dBQdJ5Β  or read online: https://mailchi.mp/zackwhittaker/this-week-in-security-august-18-editionΒ 

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Zack Whittaker
11 hours ago
This was a really subtle neg. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/59np93/fearful-of-americas-enemies-the-nsa-refuses-to-tell-us-the-name-of-its-slack …

This was a really subtle neg. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/59np93/fearful-of-americas-enemies-the-nsa-refuses-to-tell-us-the-name-of-its-slackΒ 

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Zack Whittaker
4 months ago

Sign up to my free weekly cybersecurity newsletter. It drops in your inbox every Sunday morning. It's everything you need to know from the week.

πŸ“© http://eepurl.com/dBQdJ5Β 

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No criminal has ever opened anyone else's mail. Because that's illegal. https://twitter.com/virginmedia/status/1162756227132198914Β 

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Zack Whittaker
2 days ago

New: Amazon customers have complained that they're receiving emails for other people's orders β€” including their names, postal address and what they ordered. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/16/amazon-customers-email-order/Β 

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Zack Whittaker
2 days ago

No idea why @Huawei signed me up to its weekly press email newsletter β€” which is mostly just complaining about news articles suggesting it spies for China β€” without my consent.

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Zack Whittaker
2 days ago

New: Dozens of malicious Android adware apps masquerading as games and photo editing apps have been pulled from Google Play β€” but not after being installed more than 8 million times. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/16/android-users-tricked-adware-apps/Β 

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Zack Whittaker
3 days ago

*checks Twitter*

*reads the Greenland story*

*shuts laptop lid*

"That's enough internet for today."

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Zack Whittaker
3 days ago

Bellingcat has a great deep-dive on how those Amazon "ambassador" tweets are "orchestrated from a corporate office."https://www.bellingcat.com/news/americas/2019/08/15/amazons-online-bezos-brigade-unleashed-on-twitter/Β 

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Zack Whittaker
3 days ago

New: U.S. Cyber Command has uploaded two new malware samples linked to a North Korean hacking group focused on stealing money from global banks. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/15/cyber-command-north-korea-malware/Β 

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Zack Whittaker
3 days ago
In a letter, outgoing US spy chief Dan Coats confirms the long-running rumor that the NSA has suspended its call records collection program, but also calls on Congress to reauthorize the law set to expire at the end of the year. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/us/politics/trump-nsa-call-records-program.html …

In a letter, outgoing US spy chief Dan Coats confirms the long-running rumor that the NSA has suspended its call records collection program, but also calls on Congress to reauthorize the law set to expire at the end of the year. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/us/politics/trump-nsa-call-records-program.htmlΒ 

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Zack Whittaker
3 days ago

New: Two years ago, Cloudflare let anyone and everyone use its service. Then it cut off The Daily Stormer and more recently 8chan. Now it says cutting off customers is a risk factor for its future business. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/15/cloudflare-8chan-risk-factor/Β 

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Zack Whittaker
3 days ago

New: [πŸ”’] I spoke with @RachelTobac, @J0hnnyXm4s, @_sn0ww and @SecEvangelism about what security pros need to take away from Black Hat & Def Con this year. https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/15/security-pros-take-away-black-hat-def-con/Β 

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Are you a current or former 'FC Ambassador' for Amazon? I'd love to talk to you (we won't publish your name, will keep you anonymous). My Signal number is +44 20 8133 5190 for encrypted texts; Twitter DMs are open; and email is joseph.cox@vice.com. Thank you!

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One of the very few genuinely good, thorough looks at your choices in the world of VPNs: https://twitter.com/yaelwrites/status/1161761497518751745Β 

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Zack Whittaker
4 days ago

Sometimes I wonder if other outlets literally lift texts and links from my news stories.

Today, I included a slightly modified link in one of my stories, appended with "?=rd7f8ygiuo". Lo and behold, a couple of hours later I saw another news story with the exactly same link.

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