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China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border

The malware downloads a tourist’s text messages, calendar entries, and phone logs, as well as scans the device for over 70,000 different files.
Joseph Cox
7.4.19
Internet Insecurity

Someone Has Infected at Least 500,000 Routers All Over The World And No One Knows Why

But Ukraine’s government says it thinks that Russia will use “VPNFilter” to attack Saturday’s Champions League final.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.27.18
Internet Insecurity

Chrome Is Scanning Files on Your Computer and People Are Freaking Out

Some cybersecurity experts and regular users were surprised to learn about a Chrome tool that scans Windows computers for malware. But there’s no reason to freak out about it.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.5.18
Art

Relive the Internet's Wild West Days at the Malware Museum

The Malware Museum is a large archive of 80’s and 90’s computer viruses removed of their nightmarishly destructive capabilities.
Andrew Nunes
2.29.16
News

Canada’s New Anti-Terror Bill Gives the Government Sweeping New Powers

Documents called "disruption warrants" will let Canada's spies do just about anything in the name of stopping terrorist attacks.
Justin Ling
1.30.15
Art

"Art Of Fraud" Showcases The Simple Infographic Beauty Of Malware

Turns out, even malicious software can make art.
Sami Emory
10.10.14
Art

An Illustrated Guide To The World's "Deadliest" Computer Viruses

"Computer Virus Catalog" is a creative throwback to the days of nefarious malware hidden in P2P music files. The vibrant homages will make you shudder.
Zach Sokol
7.14.14