cyber security

Pentagon

The American Military Sucks at Cybersecurity

A new report from US military watchdogs outlines hundreds of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Matthew Gault
1.15.19
CSI: Cold Hacks

New Evidence Links a 20-Year-Old Hack on the US Government to a Modern Attack Group

A UK company's vintage web server kept in storage for over 20 years connects the 'Moonlight Maze' attacks of the 90s to the 2000s hacker group Turla.
Kim Zetter
4.4.17
Drone Pwn

Watch Hackers Use a Drone-Mounted Laser to Control Malware Through a Scanner

Researchers in Israel have shown off a novel technique that would allow attackers to wirelessly command devices using a laser light, bypassing so-called air gaps.
Kim Zetter
3.28.17
humans of the year

Hacker Runa Sandvik Went From Hijacking a Smart Rifle to Securing The NYT

The director of information security for the newsroom is making journalists more secure against a world of increasing digital threats.
Joseph Cox
3.27.17
Islam

As Afghanistan Comes Online, It Grapples With Its First Cyber Security Laws

The internet presents a new battlefield for the Afghan government as it prepares legislation to regulate and protect citizens online.
Ruchi Kumar
1.7.17
video

Watch The FBI's Hilariously Overacted Cybersecurity PSAs

There's some good advice in there, if you can hear it over the sound of your own chuckling.
Samantha Cole
10.28.16
Culture

It's Not Just Superfish—Your Computer Blindly Trusts Hundreds of Sources

Your computer is shockingly gullible.
Jordan Pearson
2.24.15
ISIS

Anonymous Declared War on the Islamic State

Its new "Operation No2ISIS" will target any state supporting the Islamic extremist group in Iraq.
Ben Makuch
6.30.14
hackers

The Next Heartbleed Seems Ready Made for the NSA

First it was Heartbleed, now it's the CCS Injection Vulnerability.
Ben Makuch
6.6.14
Internet

Canadian ISPs Finally Revealed How Often The Government Came for Information

TekkSavvy and Rogers just did what Bell didn't.
Matthew Braga
6.5.14
Motherboard Blog

How Government Spooks Are Making Bank In Silicon Valley

An ex-NSA analyst tells us why he left the spy agency for a startup.
Grace Wyler
9.5.13
Motherboard Blog

When All Else Fails During a Cyber Attack, Shoot Down a Satellite

When cyber attacks lead to missile launches, a virtual war can become a real war real fast.
Adam Clark Estes
4.15.13
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