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Google Says Malicious Websites Have Been Quietly Hacking iPhones for Years

It may be the biggest attack against iPhone users yet.
Joseph Cox
8.30.19
Hacking

This Spreadsheet of ‘The Worst 25 Passwords’ Is Actually Malware

Hackers are getting meta.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.29.19
Hacking

Cops Hijack Botnet, Remotely Wipe Malware From 850,000 Computers

Police in France took down a large cryptocurrency-mining malware operation with the help of a cybersecurity firm.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.28.19
tech-internet

Freelance Site Fiverr Offers Illegal Private Spying Services

Fiverr removed a number of listings after Motherboard approached the company for comment.
Joseph Cox
8.26.19
Hacking

Inside Def Con: World's Biggest Hacker Gathering

Whatever this massive hacker-party-turned-industry-extravaganza has become, this week host Ben Makuch descended on Las Vegas to see what Def Con is all about in 2019.
Ben Makuch
8.16.19
tech-power

Chinese Antivirus Companies Don’t Flag Chinese Border Malware

After a joint investigation found China installing malware on tourists’ phones, several antivirus companies started flagging the app. Several Chinese companies did not, however.
Joseph Cox
7.12.19
tech-power

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
7.2.19
Hacking

A Computer Afflicted With 6 Infamous Viruses Has Passed $1 Million at Auction

The art project can be yours for a mere seven figures.
Rob Dozier
5.21.19
cybersecurity

FBI arrests Chinese man behind malware used in massive U.S. government hack

David Gilbert
8.25.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US ethics office (maybe sarcastically) praises Trump's vague promise to leave his business, Kanye West heads home after hospital treatment, thousands of military vets plan protective human shield at Standing Rock, and more.
VICE Staff
12.1.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

At least one Trump ally says he is a tax "genius," Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint at her hotel in Paris, Colombian voters reject the FARC peace deal, and more.
VICE Staff
10.3.16
News

Canada’s New Anti-Terror Bill Is Everything You Hoped It Wasn’t

Beefed-up spy powers, infringing on online free speech, government agencies sharing your personal information. You know, all the good stuff.
Justin Ling
1.30.15