Reporting

Reporting

Legal Hacking Tools Can Be Useful for Journalists, Too

Open source research tools used by security professionals can help journalists connect the dots.
Joseph Cox
8.11.17
Donald Trump

UK Asks Journalists to Not Name Ex-Agent Allegedly Behind Trump Report

The UK government issued what is known as a D-notice, but plenty of outlets aren’t taking the advice.
Joseph Cox
1.12.17
Opinion

Journalists Should Not Be Afraid of Using Hacked Data

Because of the increased number of data breaches recently, reporting on hacked data “is something that journalists need to get to grips with sooner rather than later."
Joseph Cox
4.7.16
News

Did Reporting on Snowden Docs Deny a White House Advisor His Security Clearance?

Barely a month into the job, former FTC chief technologist and security researcher Ashkan Soltani is leaving his post.
Kari Paul
1.30.16
News

Cuba's Black Market Is a Website That Exists Primarily Offline

How do you navigate to a website when you don't have the internet?
Jason Koebler
8.27.15
Features

How Police Busted Shiny Flakes, Germany's Biggest Online Drug Market

On Monday, August 24th, the trial of Maximilian S., the alleged operator of the online drug market Shiny Flakes, began in Leipzig.
Theresa Locker
8.24.15
Hell or Salt Water

Hell on High Seas

A record number of migrants are placing their lives in the hands of volatile people smugglers and violent seas in search of safe harbor. How did it get so dire?
Geraldine Cremin
8.11.15
Features

The FCC Was Hacked After John Oliver Called for Net Neutrality Trolls

Of course, the FCC was vulnerable because its public commenting system is 17 years old, which is shocking in its own right.
Sam Gustin
6.10.14
Features

How Indigenous Tribes Are Fighting the Drug Cartels

All across Latin America, drug traffickers are invading indigenous peoples' land. Here's how they're fighting back.
Diego Arguedas Ortiz
4.2.14
crime

Weev Is in Jail Because the Government Doesn't Know What Hacking Is

"He had to decrypt it, he had to do all of these things I don't even understand," the US prosecutor told the appeals court.
Brian Merchant
3.19.14
Motherboard Blog

The NYPD Is FOIA-Proof

The NYPD records office is notorious among reporters for being about as transparent as a bank vault.
Shawn Musgrave
11.4.13
Motherboard Blog

The Occupy Wall Street Walking Tour

On its second birthday, some of Occupy Wall Street's key players held a participatory walking tour in the financial district.
Brian Merchant
9.17.13
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