Ben Makuch

terrorism

Neo-Nazi Terrorism Is Evolving Online

The far-right is taking another tip from ISIS by using internet savvy and encrypted networks to spread propaganda, recruit new members, and ultimately orchestrate terrorism.
Ben Makuch
10.10.19
rideshare apps

Lyft and Uber Are Having a Terrible, Awful, No-Good Time

Rideshares were once the darlings of Wall Street, but now they’re being exposed.
Ben Makuch
10.4.19
spying

Canada Says Its Spy Screwed Us

CYBER tells the story of a spy caught selling secrets to a shady cellphone company connected to cartels.
Ben Makuch
9.26.19
Tech news

Neo-Nazis Are Glorifying Osama Bin Laden

A new wave of neo-Nazi propaganda glorifies and pulls from ISIS and al Qaeda, illustrating how the terror groups have some shared priorities.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
9.17.19
Hacking

The Cyberwar In Yemen

The kinetic war rages, but the Yemeni people have also been casualty to a silent war: one that’s online.
Ben Makuch
9.6.19
Hacking

How Researchers Track Malware

What is malware, exactly? Well, ultimately just some lines of code.
Ben Makuch
8.29.19
Election Hacking

American Voting Systems Were Left Online

Our Kim Zetter broke the news that US voting systems, some in key swing states, are actually online and very hackable. 
Ben Makuch
8.22.19
extremism

International Neo-Nazi Extremist Group Claims Prior Knowledge of Vegas Bomb Plot

Feuerkrieg Division claims it offered help to the Las Vegas neo-Nazi who stockpiled bomb making materials to attack the LGBTQ and Jewish community.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
8.16.19
def con

We Asked Def Con Attendees Why People Are Still Getting Hacked

The cybersecurity industry is worth billions of dollars, and tens of thousands of people attend Black Hat and Def Con every year. So, are we getting any safer?
Samantha Cole
Joseph Cox
Ben Makuch
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.16.19
Hacking

Inside Def Con: World's Biggest Hacker Gathering

Whatever this massive hacker-party-turned-industry-extravaganza has become, this week host Ben Makuch descended on Las Vegas to see what Def Con is all about in 2019.
Ben Makuch
8.16.19
Hacking

Why The FBI Arrested the Hacker Who Saved the World From WannaCry

He stopped a global ransomware heist, but the feds just wanted to flip him.
Ben Makuch
8.8.19
Tech news

Cloudflare Is Protecting a Site Linked to a Neo-Nazi Terror Group

The Silicon Valley giant is protecting a site linked to a known neo-Nazi terror group from virtual attacks aimed at knocking it offline.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
Joseph Cox
8.7.19
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