Ben Makuch

amazon

How Amazon Has Continued to Exploit Workers During the Pandemic

Behind every online order are people who are taking risks to pack and deliver it.
Ben Makuch
3.27.20
terrorism

Man Who Planned to Bomb Hospital Amid Pandemic Dies in Incident With FBI

The pandemic caused the suspect to “accelerate” his plans to car-bomb a hospital, the agency said.
Ben Makuch
3.26.20
Extinction Rebellion

Fascists Impersonate Climate Group to Say Coronavirus is Good for Earth

The white supremacist group Hundred-Handers is impersonating Extinction Rebellion.
Ben Makuch
3.25.20
SURVEILLANCE

How Coronavirus Might Help Surveillance Boom

Like 9/11 and the Patriot Act, the pandemic could be this era’s game-changing moment for modern surveillance.
Ben Makuch
3.20.20
far-right terrorism

Experts Say Neo-Nazi 'Accelerationists' Discuss Taking Advantage of Coronavirus Crisis

"While this is online chatter, the fact that it’s seeking to take advantage of and exacerbate a crisis is alarming."
Ben Makuch
3.18.20
terrorism

Audio Recording Claims Neo-Nazi Terror Group Is Disbanding

James Mason, the well-known American neo-Nazi, is claiming Atomwaffen Division is no more.
Ben Makuch
3.15.20
SURVEILLANCE

The Mass Surveillance Panopticon

This week's CYBER is the tale of Banjo, a mass surveillance machine for the state of Utah.
Ben Makuch
3.13.20
Hacking

North Korean Hackers Are Alive And Well

Remember when they did the Sony hack? Well they’re still at it.
Ben Makuch
3.5.20
App

How Cameo’s Private Celebrity Videos Were Open to the World

Just when you thought paying for celeb shoutout was secure, it really wasn’t.
Ben Makuch
2.27.20
amazon

Dissecting the Amazon Empire

Amazon has gone too far, but is it too late to reign it in?
Ben Makuch
2.20.20
Hacking

Stealing Luxury Cars Has Never Looked So Easy

On this week’s CYBER we talk about a device that can break into luxury vehicles by the push of a button.
Ben Makuch
2.14.20
terrorism

Neo-Nazi Terror Group Posted Propaganda to Google Maps

Motherboard found traces of The Base and its propaganda, sitting unnoticed for months, on Google Maps.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
Zachary Kamel
2.12.20
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