Romania

Wasp Attacks

The ‘Lucifer’ Heatwave in Europe Is Reportedly Fuelling Terrifying Wasp Attacks

With climate change, bee and wasp attacks are expected to get worse.
Caroline Haskins
8.11.17
Europe

How Romania Is Using Satellites to Stop Loggers Leveling Its Fairytale Forests

The new system allows the public, journalists, and businesses to track the entire system and easily identify illegal activity.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.9.16
crime

Authorities Just Shut Down One of the World’s Largest Malware Networks

More than 800,000 domains were seized, sinkholed , or blocked in 'Operation Avalanche', an effort by law enforcement authorities and researchers in 30 countries.
Andrada Fiscutean
12.1.16
Luxury Week

Meet the Hackers Who Drive the Porsches You Paid For

Ferraris, Porsches, and briefcases full of money show a booming cybercrime industry.
Andrada Fiscutean
9.26.16
failure

A Loud Sound Just Shut Down a Bank's Data Center for 10 Hours

Dozens of hard drives were knocked down during a fire drill that involved inert gas deployment.
Andrada Fiscutean
9.11.16
News

DNC Hacker Denies Russian Link, Says Attack Was His ‘Personal Project'

In a new blog post, Guccifer 2.0 calls Hillary Clinton “false” and Donald Trump "sincere."
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.30.16
russia

Why Does DNC Hacker 'Guccifer 2.0' Talk Like This?

Despite the hacker's confusing claims and denials about his origin, his own words might have betrayed his real origins.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.23.16
Motherboard

The Low-Cost, DIY Romanian Tesla

A half-French, half-Catalan engineer crossed the continent to build an electric car anyone could afford.
Andrada Fiscutean
4.22.16
Silicon Divide

In Romania, Vestiges of Communism Boost Women in Tech

Romania has the largest percentage of girls who study in IT related fields in Europe, and this is due, in part, to the communist regime.
Andrada Fiscutean
4.18.16
Documentary

Inside 'Hackerville,' Romania's Infamous Cyber Crime Hub

Security firm Norton’s new documentary takes a personal look at criminal hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.17.15
Internet

Why Romania's Internet Is So Much Faster Than America's

A uniquely Romanian phenomenon enabled the Eastern European nation to enjoy some of the fastest internet speeds in the world.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.2.15
Motherboard Blog

How a Copper Mine, Not "Nature," Is Poisoning Fish in Romania

Remember that time thousands of dead birds fell out of the sky above Arkansas? Well, nature is back on the warparth, with reports of thousands of dead fish floating along the river Arieş in Romania emerging at the end of this May.
Ioana Moldoveanu
7.2.13