Techno-Crime Newsletter Archive

March 20, 2023

  1. US Marshals Service becomes latest law enforcement agency hit by hackers
  2. 4 Best Browsers for 100% Privacy & 4 to Avoid
  3. 10 dark web monitoring tools
  4. Judge in Colombia Conducts Court Hearing in the Metaverse
  5. How I Broke Into a Bank Account With an AI-Generated Voice
  6. Scammers are creating fake receipts — and a digital shoplifting boom
  7. Scheduled Speaking Engagements

April 24, 2023

  1. The Privacy Dilemma: How Autonomous Cars May Impact Your Personal Data
  2. How an AI tool could crack your passwords in seconds
  3. 40% of IT security pros say they’ve been told not to report a data leak
  4. AI clones teen girl’s voice in $1M kidnapping scam: ‘I’ve got your daughter’
  5. Louisiana Man Uses Digital Driver’s License to Defraud Credit Unions & Banks
  6. Messaging companies warn UK over law impacting end-to-end encryption
  7. Scheduled Speaking Engagements

May 31, 2023

  1. Dallas police struggle to access physical evidence amid ransomware, impacting trials
  2. The latest version of ChatGPT told a TaskRabbit worker it was visually impaired to get help solving a CAPTCHA, OpenAI test shows
  3. The most private VPN in 2023
  4. Special Report: Tesla workers shared sensitive images recorded by customer cars
  5. FBI broke rules in scouring foreign intelligence on Jan. 6 riot, racial justice protests, court says
  6. Why You Should Freeze Your Credit Report and Your Children’s Credit Report
  7. ChatGPT: US lawyer admits using AI for case research
  8. My Interviews About AI and Crime in the News
  9. Scheduled Speaking Engagements

July 3, 2023

  1. Thousands of realistic but fake AI child sex images found online, report says
  2. British law firms warned to upgrade cyberdefenses against ransomware attacks
  3. Mind-control robots a reality
  4. There’s a new gen AI tool to help workers spot malicious emails
  5. Meta lowered the age limit for Quest accounts. Are these kids too young for exploring VR?
  6. Cybercriminals target C-suite, family members with sophisticated attacks
  7. Banks Have Come to the Metaverse
  8. Case against ex-CIA officer accused of abusing women may collapse because of how federal agents searched his phones
  9. Amazon must pay over $30 million over claims it invaded privacy with Ring and Alexa
  10. Google Drive Deficiency Allows Attackers to Exfiltrate Workspace Data Without a Trace
  11. Scheduled Speaking Engagements

August 8, 2023

  1. See your identity pieced together from stolen data
  2. Did you know that assassins advertise on the darknets?
  3. How Public Cameras Recognize and Track You
  4. Police Are Requesting Self-Driving Car Footage For Video Evidence
  5. ‘FraudGPT’ Malicious Chatbot Now for Sale on Dark Web
  6. Researchers discover 60,000 ‘modded’ Android apps carrying adware
  7. Cybercriminals can break voice authentication with 99% success rate
  8. Satellites Are Rife With Basic Security Flaws
  9. Peloton Bugs Expose Enterprise Networks to IoT Attacks
  10. 41.4 million affected by healthcare data breaches this year, nearing ’22 totals
  11. Scheduled Speaking Engagements

September 25, 2023

  1. Voice Deepfakes Are Coming for Your Bank Balance
  2. It’s Official: Cars Are the Worst Product Category We Have Ever Reviewed for Privacy
  3. How car theft went high-tech
  4. The hidden trackers in your phone, explained
  5. X plans to collect users’ biometric data, along with education and job history
  6. The Secret Weapon Hackers Can Use to Dox Nearly Anyone in America for $15
  7. Ransomware ecosystem targeting individuals, small firms remains robust
  8. Lawsuits Against Google And Meta Allege Websites Are Spying On Taxpayers
  9. Fraudsters can bypass biometric facial recognition
  10. Bots are better at beating ‘are you a robot?’ tests than humans are
  11. Scheduled Speaking Engagements

October 23, 2023

  1. Deepfake Audio Is a Political Nightmare
  2. Deepfake Porn Is Out of Control
  3. Cops Can Now Fly Drones From Anywhere In The World Using Just A Web Browser
  4. A.I. Chatbots Can Guess Your Personal Information From What You Type
  5. 2023 is already the worst year for hacks—and we’re not out yet
  6. Data never dies: The immortal battle of data privacy
  7. New York Proposes Background Checks For 3-D Printers: Latest Crackdown Effort On ‘Ghost Guns’
  8. Many firms aren’t reporting breaches to the proper authorities
  9. Predictive Policing Software Terrible at Predicting Crimes
  10. GenAI in productivity apps: What could possibly go wrong?

December 4, 2023

  1. Cybersecurity firm executive pleads guilty to hacking hospitals
  2. QR Code Phishing: 4 Ways Scanners Are Being Scammed
  3. FBI struggled to disrupt dangerous casino hacking gang, cyber responders say
  4. The future of warfare: A $400 drone killing a $2M tank
  5. Security Vulnerability of Switzerland’s E-Voting System
  6. Secretive White House Surveillance Program Gives Cops Access to Trillions of U.S. Phone Records
  7. Our Personal AI Assistants Will Soon Be Our Interfaces to the World
  8. It’s Still Easy for Anyone to Become You at Experian
  9. Should we automate the CEO?
  10. The rise of brain-reading technology: what you need to know

March 18, 2024

  1. Record breach of French government exposes up to 43 million people’s data
  2. Widely available video doorbells could grant strangers easy access, report claims
  3. Broke Cyber Pros Flock to Cybercrime Side Hustles
  4. A High School Deepfake Nightmare
  5. Meta Abandons Hacking Victims, Draining Law Enforcement Resources, Officials Say
  6. Researchers use fake charging station Wi-Fi to hack into and steal your Tesla
  7. Police must return phones after 175 million passcode guesses, judge says
  8. Cyberattack forces Canada’s financial intelligence agency to take systems offline
  9. Police warn of thieves using Wi-Fi jamming tech to disarm cameras, alarms
  10. A Vending Machine Error Revealed Secret Face Recognition Tech
  11. Your fingerprints can be recreated from the sounds made when you swipe on a touchscreen
  12. Senator asks FTC to investigate automakers’ data privacy practices
  13. AI Used to Resurrect Dead Dictator to Sway Election


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