cybercrime

Silk Road

Silk Road 2 Founder Dread Pirate Roberts 2 Caught, Jailed for 5 Years

For years, the arrest and case has been kept under-wraps. Friday, a court sentenced Thomas White to 5 years and 4 months for his role in running a huge dark web drug marketplace.
Joseph Cox
4.14.19
CYBER

How Google Tracks Hackers

This week, CYBER speaks to Shane Huntley, the Director of Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG), essentially Google's hacker hunting team.
Motherboard Staff
2.13.19
cybercrime

Hackers Threaten to Dump Insurance Files Related to 9/11 Attacks

The Dark Overlord appears to be trying to capitalize on conspiracy theories about the September 11 attacks.
Joseph Cox
1.1.19
cybersecurity

How to Tell if Your Account Has Been Hacked

How to check if your Gmail, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other accounts have been hacked.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.19.18
Sextortion

Hackers Made Half a Million Dollars Pretending They Watched You Watch Porn

Scammers tricked victims to pay ransom in bitcoin for compromising video that didn't exist.
Joseph Cox
8.22.18
Anon-IB

Watch a Heatmap Visualise the Spread of Revenge Porn Around the World

Using IP addresses, this map shows the locations of people who spread revenge porn on the forum Anon-IB.
Samantha Cole
5.3.18
cybercrime

A Former Hacker Shares the Most Twisted Things He Did

By 2006, he was on America’s most wanted list. Today, Brett Johnson protects others from the crimes he helped pioneer.
Andrea Au
4.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The US Just Slapped Sanctions on Russia for Election Hacks

The government also released an intelligence report that connects pieces of code used in the hack with Russian spy agencies.
Mike Pearl
12.30.16