RSA

CYBER

The Cybersecurity Industry Makes Millions, But Is It Keeping Us Safe?

The cybersecurity industry is booming. As thousands meet at the RSA security conference, it's fair to wonder: What are all these companies actually doing?
Motherboard Staff
3.4.19
Hacking

How the Government Is Waging Crypto War 2.0

According to a senior attorney at the EFF, those who don’t know their history are already repeating it.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.10.16
hardware

Quantum Computing Just Grew Way the Hell Up

Researchers implement a key piece of Shor's algorithm in a programmable quantum computer.
Michael Byrne
8.3.16
SEXISM

Female Hackers Still Face Harassment at Conferences

From sexist assumptions to ass-grabbing, women report problems at hacking and security conferences.
Joseph Cox
4.21.16
nsa

Government Must Prepare for When Quantum Computers Can Crack Its Encryption

The agency says the government must develop encryption strong enough to survive a quantum attack.
Bryson Masse
2.12.16
security

The NSA Has Quantum Fever

Conventional Suite B encryption is still basically brand new, but don't bother, says the agency.
Michael Byrne
8.29.15
Hacking

A Love Letter to the Original Algorithm

The Euclidean algorithm can still crush numbers better than most anything.
Michael Byrne
11.26.14
Motherboard Blog

Some Arguments Against Cyber-Utopianism, Neatly Illustrated

Evgeny Morozov delivers his fierce critique of "the Idea that Facebook Will Liberate the World":http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/mar/07/facebook-twitter-revolutionaries-cyber-utopians in this animated RSA clip. During Iran's 'Twitter...
ALEX PASTERNACK
6.6.11
Motherboard Blog

Can We "Scale" Empathy?

"Either we have to go or we have to change." That's the way the social and ethical thinker Jeremy Rifkin puts it, and considering our unhealthy dependence on fossil fuels for everything we do, it's hard to argue with him. Enter empathy, which has...
ALEX PASTERNACK
12.5.10