security

3.24.19

Understanding the 'New IRA', Who Sent Explosives Around the UK

The dissident group recently took responsibility for the four packages found around the country, and another – as-yet un-located – parcel.

11.27.18

How to Securely Get Rid of Your Devices

How to clean out that drawer of old phones, laptops, and hard drives without having to worry about someone getting their hands on your data.

10.8.18

California Is Making It Illegal for Devices to Have Shitty Default Passwords

The law only applies to passwords that come pre-programmed into devices, but it’s still a step in the right direction.

9.12.18

Apple Killed TouchID Live In Front of Thousands of Eyewitnesses

RIP TouchID, 2013-2018.

8.29.18

Gun Violence Looms Over Gaming Events After Esports Mass Shooting

The Madden shooting has caused the gaming industry to reevaluate how it handles event security.

8.13.18

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Concert Security Guard

Ever wonder what happens to all those confiscated items?

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3.23.18

The Motherboard Guide to Using Facebook Safely

You might not be able to afford the privilege of deleting Facebook, or you just kinda want to be able to keep tabs on your friends. If that’s the case, here’s how to use Facebook in the safest way possible.

2.13.18

This Guy Pretended to Be an Army General with a Chopper for a Date, Feds Say

He allegedly told people he was headed to a top-secret meeting approved by the president, which feds say was a bunch of BS.

8.21.17

The Trumps Have Maxed Out the Secret Service's Budget

The agency has already spent $60,000 on golf cart rentals alone.

7.19.17

The US Military Is Renting an Apartment in Trump Tower for $130,000 a Month

Although Trump hasn't spent a night there since he took office.

6.27.17

Turns Out It's Totally Cool to Have a 20-Pound Lobster in Your Suitcase

As one New England traveler proved Sunday.

5.16.17

Trump Disclosed Israeli Intel to Russia, Report Says

And US officials claim Israel specifically stressed the need to handle that intel carefully.

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