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This Custom-Made Jihadi Encryption App Hides Messages in Images

A new program dubbed Muslim Crypt tries to keep extremist communications secure.
Joseph Cox
1.26.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

FBI Hacker Says Apple Are 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' for Encrypting iPhones

An FBI forensic expert lambasted Apple for making iPhones hard to hack into.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.10.18
Stay Vigilant
Stay Vigilant

66 Percent of Popular Android Cryptocurrency Apps Don't Use Encryption

After analysis, 94 percent had "at least three" medium-risk vulnerabilities.
Jordan Pearson
11.29.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

How to Use Signal

Signal is one of the best apps to avoid surveillance and communicate safely with your friends.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.27.17
Tips
Tips

How to Securely Contact Motherboard

Here are all the ways you can safely and anonymously send us news tips and documents.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
11.21.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

The Motherboard Guide to Sexting Securely

These are the basic steps you can take to protect yourself while sending and receiving explicit pictures, videos, and messages online.
Louise Matsakis
11.21.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Gmail vs ProtonMail: Which is More Secure?

Which email provider is more suited for the paranoid user?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.19.17
encrypt all the things
encrypt all the things

The World’s Biggest Military Contractors Don’t Encrypt Their Websites

America’s largest defense contractors still don’t use HTTPS on their main websites.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.9.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Researchers Find Vulnerability in Smart Home Control Apps

Apps used to control Wink Hub and Insteon Hub are vulnerable—the Internet of Hackable things rears its head once again.
Lucian Constantin
9.26.17
acceptances
acceptances

DEA: ‘There Is No Silver Bullet’ for Going Dark

A presentation obtained by Motherboard shows the Drug Enforcement Agency accepting the reality of encryption.
Joseph Cox
8.17.17
Personal Security
Personal Security

How to Use Signal Without Giving Out Your Phone Number: A Gendered Security Issue

Signal should allow users to create aliases. But until it does, you can use a dummy SIM card to protect your phone number.
Jillian York
8.4.17
encrypt all the things
encrypt all the things

The Pentagon Says It Will Start Encrypting Soldiers' Emails Next Year

Basic decade-old encryption technology is finally coming to Pentagon email servers next year.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.6.17