Tactical Rabbit’s mission is to uncover, analyze and—when required—go public with highly-sensitive information. The private intelligence agency performed all three services during an investigation of an Arizona-based company named LifeLock.
In late 2013, multiple media outlets reported that telecom giant Sprint Corp. and its parent company Softbank were trying to buy a majority stake in phone carrier T-Mobile. An interested telecom investor asked Tactical Rabbit to investigate, to learn if the multi-billion-dollar merger would be approved.
Tactical Rabbit is well known for its investigations into corporate wrongdoing. But sometimes its pursuit of justice leads it to unlikely places. Consider the case of tiny Sweet Briar College, the elite women’s college near Lynchburg, Virginia.
As of mid-2019, there was an increased threat of losing one’s private, intimate photos/videos and other data to a targeted hacker: victims were failing to implement privacy tools congruent with the vulnerability that their celebrity created…