Google

deepfakes

Thieves Used Audio Deepfake of a CEO to Steal $243,000

The heist is just a preview of how unprepared we are for AI-powered cybercrime.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.6.19
Hacking

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
tech-internet

How to Stop Google Calendar Spam

Here is how to remove Google Calendar spam and stop it from happening again.
Joseph Cox
8.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

How Climate Change Will Kill Your Internet

From melting ice caps to having to ration the available power supply, here’s why your internet access may be endangered with global warming.
Shamani Joshi
8.27.19
Australia Today

Drug Mule Busted After Australian Airport Security Goes Through His Search History

“Does customs check every bag in Australia?” he asked Google.
Gavin Butler
8.27.19
Social Media

Facebook Said It Wasn't Listening to Your Conversations. It Was.

Facebook's excuse? All the other tech companies were doing it, too.
David Gilbert
8.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

West Bengal Has the Highest Number of People Googling ‘Marry Kashmir Girl’

Meanwhile, Delhi has the most number of people searching for ‘Move to Kashmir’ and ‘Buy Land in Kashmir’.
Shamani Joshi
8.8.19
food news

Made a Reservation at a Nice Restaurant? You're Probably Getting Googled

A "posh" New York restaurant allegedly Googles guests and rejects the ones who aren't rich. It's not the only restaurant doing research on diners.
Bettina Makalintal
8.6.19
Google

Here's the Memo Currently Going Viral at Google

The memo is called "I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why."
Motherboard Staff
8.6.19
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
7.15.19
Google

This Artist Is Hacking Google to Create Surreal Street View Art

Brooklyn-based artist Jason Isolini has inserted over 42 immersive pieces of art into Google Maps’s Street View tool.
Caroline Haskins
6.20.19
tech-internet

The Google Outage Highlights the Perils of a Centralized Internet

Google so far has no answers as to why its massive cloud outage downed everything from Snapchat to 'Rocket League' servers.
Karl Bode
6.4.19
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