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How Hacking Works

The Motherboard Guide to Avoiding State Surveillance

A straightforward guide to privacy, messaging, and keeping yourself safe from passive and active surveillance.
Sarah Jeong
11.27.17
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
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

How to Protect Your SIM Card and Phone Number

Hackers are increasingly trying to take over phone numbers to target email and banking accounts. Here's how to stop them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.23.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

What Is Two-Factor Authentication and Why You Should Use It

Two-factor authentication can help make your online accounts practically impossible to hack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.23.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

How Password Managers Work And Why You Should Use One

Using a password manager will make you more secure, and will also simplify your life.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.22.17
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
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How Hacking Works

What Is Threat Modeling?

The first step to online security is figuring out what you're trying to protect, and who you're up against.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.21.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It)

The Wi-Fi Pineapple enables anyone to steal data on public Wi-Fi networks. Here’s how it facilitates two sophisticated network attacks and how to protect yourself against them.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.20.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

Motherboard Hacking Livestream: How to Turn a Router Into Part of a Botnet

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Jason Koebler
11.16.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

Motherboard Hacking Livestream: Cracking MMORPGs

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Jason Koebler
11.15.17
How Hacking Works
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
11.15.17
How Hacking Works
How Hacking Works

Motherboard Hacking Livestream: How to Pwn a Router

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Jason Koebler
11.14.17