nsa

Hacking

United Arab Emirates Says It Doesn't Hack Dissidents or Journalists

But news reports continue to suggest that ex-NSA hackers are helping the country hack and surveil its citizens.
Ben Makuch
6.12.19
SURVEILLANCE

The NSA Discussed Spying on Nonmilitary Russian Targets in its Top Secret Newsletter

A newly released slide from Snowden Archives shows US spies conspiring to target "Russian civil targets" in 2005.
Ben Makuch
5.30.19
Motherboard Homepage

Round Two: WannaCry Ransomware That Struck the Globe Is Back

Ransomware that emerged from a dump of alleged NSA exploits has quickly learned from its mistakes.
Joseph Cox
5.14.17
Views My Own

The Republican Hypocrisy on Surveillance, Leaks and Snowden

Congressman Devin Nunes is apparently fine with revealing classified information as long as it helps Donald Trump.
Marcy Wheeler
3.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Is Your Microwave Watching You? Kellyanne Conway Says Maybe

"We know this is a fact of modern life," she added.
River Donaghey
3.14.17
Donald Trump

America's National Security Adviser Resigns Over Russia Chats

Yeah, this is all actually happening. We're in a shitty 80s spy movie.
sam wolfson
2.14.17
Pizza

Pizza Hut Will Pay a Sports Fan £40k to Wander Around Eating Pizza

The chain is also hoping to use temporary tattoos to sell pizza to Millennials.
Nick Rose
10.24.16
Art

The USB Manicure Puts Data at Your Fingertips

Nail art gets a conceptual makeover with this DIY manicure from Nadja Buttendorf and Aram Bartholl.
Andrew Salomone
10.1.16
The Sick Day Issue

Sitting Down with a Post-9/11 Whistleblower

Before Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, or Edward Snowden, there was Thomas Drake.
Ben Makuch
9.16.16
Film

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Explains Why He’s the Perfect Person to Play Snowden

The star opens up about 'Snowden,' patriotism, and his family's longstanding awareness that the government isn't always doing as it seems.
Mike Pearl
9.13.16
Art

The Surveillance Artist Turning Landscape Photography Inside Out

Trevor Paglen's take on surveillance, privacy, and other big themes through the use of photography.
Catherine Chapman
9.1.16
video

Trevor Paglen's Deep Web Dive | Behind the Scenes

Taking his art to a literal new level, the artist dives deep in the Atlantic Ocean to photograph NSA underwater internet cables.
The Creators Project
8.30.16
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