Why Is Antivirus Software Still a Thing?

Antivirus has been around for more than 20 years. Do you still need it to protect yourself today?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2 days ago
big telecom

Verizon Didn’t Bother to Write a Privacy Policy for its ‘Privacy Protecting’ VPN

Verizon's 'Safe Wi-Fi' says it "protects your privacy and blocks ad-tracking," but its current privacy policy is a placeholder that says the exact opposite.
Karl Bode

John McAfee Launches Presidential Bid With Surprisingly Low Key Video

Because this presidential race wasn’t bizarre enough.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

A Dark Web Hacker Is Offering Ransomware for Free

You just have to share the profits if victims pay up.
Joseph Cox
Motherboard Blog

Against All Odds, John McAfee Is a Terrible Spy

No matter how many fantastical blog posts he has to write, John McAfee will win your attention.
Adam Clark Estes

McAfee Found a Lawyer in Guatemala

VICE released a video teaser of its travels with McAfee, and the story may be coming to a climax.
Derek Mead
Motherboard Blog

On the Lam with John McAfee

McAfee is still on the run, and VICE reporters are with him.
Derek Mead
Motherboard Blog

How the Michelangelo Virus Infected Us and the World Learned the Name "McAfee"

This was a computing disaster of common concern, with the ability to do common harm.
Michael Byrne
Motherboard Blog

John McAfee Is a Pretty Entertaining Blogger

Whether or not you’ve been following the saga of cyber security millionaire and bath salt aficionado John McAfee, you’re going to want to check out his new blog, The Hinterland.
Adam Clark Estes