internet security

interland

I Played Google’s New Game to Teach Kids How to Be Safe Online

In Interland, little devils try to hack you.
Lisa Cumming
6.7.17
security

Hackers Steal Forum Accounts From 'Clash of Clans' Creator Supercell

The data supposedly contains 1.1 million accounts in all.
Joseph Cox
1.17.17
News

Apple Patches OS X Vulnerabilities After Cyberattack on Human Rights Dissident

Apple just issued a patch for yet another vulnerability discovered as part of the cyberattack on a UAE human rights dissident.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.1.16
News

Hacked Toymaker VTech Admits Breach Actually Hit 6.3 Million Children

The company finally reveals the total number of victims of a recent, massive, data breach.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.1.15
News

UN Members Are Having Closed-Door Meetings on Global Internet Policy This Week

Some internet freedom advocates are concerned governments will use next month's review to push control of the internet into their hands.
Kari Paul
11.24.15
Internet

Thank Goodness Google Is Finally Killing the CAPTCHA

Google says it can tell you're human without making you type out some squiggly text.
Jason Koebler
12.3.14
Motherboard Blog

Could a Terrorist Hold the Internet for Ransom with a Pair of Scissors?

After the advent of wi-fi, web-enabled cellular networks, and cloud computing, I suppose it's not really a surprise that most of the populace thinks of the Internet as some sort of magic technology where your Google is beamed into your computer from a...
Derek Mead
3.28.12
Motherboard Blog

Can One Attack Shut Down The Entire Internet?

Online hacktivist collective Anonymous has had its hands full lately. Between the "SOPA and ACTA protests":http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/1/20/when-the-noise-gets-louder-than-the-money-online-and-irl-anti-censorship-protests-are-really-raising-hell...
Janus Kopfstein
2.16.12
Motherboard Blog

The Original Anti-Phishing Crusader: A Chat With Rod Rasmussen

_Enormous news on the Internet security front broke this week: A bevy of major Internet players has announced the formation of a group called Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance, or DMARC, whose aim is to standardize email...
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.31.12