hackers

Hacking

Someone Defaced Linux.org Website With ‘Goatse’ And Anti-Diversity Tirade

Someone took control of a Linux unofficial community website and replaced its regular content with a NSFW meme, a dox of a transgender open source developer, and anti-diversity messages.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5 days ago
Another Day Another Hack

Quora Announces Data Breach of 100 Million Users

The data includes email addresses and hashed passwords, as well as already public information.
Joseph Cox
12.4.18
Cyber Monday

The Best Cyber Monday Tips

Cyber Monday is here and we’re here to help you.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.25.18
cybersecurity

How to Tell if Your Account Has Been Hacked

How to check if your Gmail, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other accounts have been hacked.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.16.18
movies

Real Hackers Tell Us Why They Love the Movie 'Hackers'

We asked a bunch of hackers why they love the over-the-top, cult 90s movie 'Hackers.'
Jake Davis
11.16.18
The Weakest Link

How Kevin Mitnick Stole the Source Code for the Best Cell Phone of 1992

While on the run from the feds, Kevin Mitnick stole the source code of the Motorola MicroTAC Ultralite, the most advanced cellphone at the time, with a few phone calls.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.14.18
How Hacking Works

The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked

Do you want to stop criminals from getting into your Gmail or Facebook account? Are you worried about the cops spying on you? We have all the answers on how to protect yourself.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
11.12.18
spyware

‘Stalkerware’ Website Let Anyone Intercept Texts of Tens of Thousands of People

A hacker exposes the awful security of two companies that sell spyware for consumers. By simply viewing the HTML of a particular website, anyone could log in and rummage through Facebook messages, texts, and phone call data.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.31.18
makers

This Cyborg Suit Reacts to Sexual Arousal with Spinning Nipple Propellers and Whispering Vagina Speakers

Sarah Petkus is rethinking how we use technology to communicate sexuality.
Samantha Cole
10.29.18
Hacking

Cops Arrest Infamous SIM Swapper Who Allegedly Stole $14 Million in Cryptocurrency

A California task force caught another big name in the criminal underground world of SIM hijackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.11.18
Facebook

Facebook Knows You Don’t Want to Trust Its Portal Camera

After so many privacy issues in the last two years, the social media company is hoping that putting security front and center will lure users to its new product.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.8.18
Instagram

Hackers Are Selling Botnets and Stolen ‘Fortnite’ Accounts Over Instagram

As hacking and gaming communities continue to intersect, some hackers are selling access to botnets and likely stolen Fortnite, Spotify, and other online accounts on Instagram.
Joseph Cox
10.1.18
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