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Why We Published the Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked in Spanish

Native Spanish speakers in the US face specific threats to their digital security.
Motherboard Staff
1.29.18
On Edge
On Edge

Dreamers Are Not Safe Online

After the Department of Homeland Security rescinded DACA in September, some dreamers are trying to balance digital privacy with a desire to connect with others.
Caroline Haskins
12.5.17
Election Security
Election Security

Election Officials Still Haven’t Got Clearance to View Russian Hacking Info

It’s August, 2017, and chief election officers across the US still haven’t obtained security clearances.
Joseph Cox
8.3.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Telecom Lobbyists Downplayed ‘Theoretical’ Security Flaws in Mobile Data Backbone

According to a confidential document obtained by Motherboard, wireless communications lobby group CTIA took issue with an in-depth report by the Department of Homeland Security on mobile device security, including flaws with the SS7 network.
Joseph Cox
7.19.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Senator Asks DHS To Enable Email Security Feature to Prevent Phishing

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden continues his crusade to get US government agencies to adopt basic cybersecurity hygiene.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.18.17
super
super

Homeland Security Will Begin “Heightened Screening” of Phones on All US-Bound Flights

In March, the agency announced a ban on electronics on US-bound flights coming from the Middle East and North Africa.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.17
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

New Bill Asks Homeland Security to Investigate Whether Terrorists Use Bitcoin

Despite little evidence.
Jordan Pearson
5.19.17
Special Case
Special Case

How Twitter Sued the Trump Administration and Won Almost Instantly

Twitter sued Customs and Border Protection on Thursday. By Friday morning, the government withdrew its subpoena for the user information of @ALT_uscis.
Sarah Jeong
4.7.17
News
News

Banning Electronics From Flights ‘Fails the Logic Test'

The US has indefinitely banned passengers from eight majority-Muslim countries from carrying electronics on planes.
Jason Koebler
3.20.17
politics
politics

The ‘Automated Public/Private Intel Sharing System’ That Enables CISA

The privacy-killing Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act was renamed and snuck into a budget bill at the end of 2015. This is the software that sends 'cyber threats' to the Department of Homeland Security.
Jason Koebler
9.13.16
Features
Features

Why Homeland Security Unleashed an 'Alien Virus' on Silicon Valley

Short answer: It was to prove a point that wireless emergency alerts could be way better—and save more lives.
Mark Harris
8.23.16
The Hacks We Can't See
The Hacks We Can't See

Your Smart Robot Is Coming in Five Years, But It Might Get Hacked and Kill You

However, it's the cars you really have to worry about.
Nafeez Ahmed
7.25.16