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Motherboard's Security Tuneup

If You Use Word, You Need to Turn Off This One Feature

Our final day of the security challenge has a task for all the Office users out there.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.23.18
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

Ad Blockers Are Good for Security, Too

On day four of our security tuneup, we recommend installing and ad-blocker...but consider white listing trusted sites!
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.17.18
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

You Should Be Using Two-Factor Authentication on Everything

Day three of our personal security tuneup: turn on that 2FA!
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.16.18
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

It's Time to Actually Use Your Password Manager

Day two of our Personal Security Tuneup has you start swapping out your lazy passwords for secure ones, stored in a manager.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.15.18
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

You Should Take Five Minutes to Update Your OS and Apps

For day one of our digital security tuneup, take a minute to update all your operating systems.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.18
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

Introducing Motherboard’s Digital Security Tuneup

Join us every day for one week to get your data on lock.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.11.18
Anon-IB

Watch a Heatmap Visualize the Spread of Revenge Porn Around the World

Using IP addresses, this map shows the locations of people who spread revenge porn on the forum Anon-IB.
Samantha Cole
5.2.18
Facebook

As Mark Zuckerberg Is Grilled in Congress, Facebook Stops Fighting California Privacy Bill

Facebook had previously spent $200,000 on a group opposing the California Consumer Privacy Act.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.12.18
Facebook

Let’s Talk About Mark Zuckerberg’s Claim that Facebook 'Doesn’t Sell Data'

The Facebook CEO and founder has been repeating the claim that, technically, the site doesn’t sell users’ data during his Congressional hearings.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.11.18
deflections

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Have AI to Detect Hate Speech In ‘5-10 years’

In Silicon Valley, everything is "5-10 years away," which is the same as saying nothing at all.
Jordan Pearson
4.10.18
Facebook Propaganda

Mark Zuckerberg: 'It Was My Mistake' Facebook Compromised Data of 87 Million Users

Facebook is making it harder for third-party apps to obtain certain user data, the company has announced.
Sarah Emerson
4.4.18
Facebook

Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First

If you're savvy with code, you can employ a script that repeatedly alters your Facebook posts with nonsense, making it more difficult for the social media site to collect user data.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.28.18
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