Why Are Passwords Still a Thing?
Passwords aren't secure and they might never have been.
The Zuckerberg Deepfake Heard Around the World
The deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg was perhaps the biggest troll of Facebook in recent memory, but will it change anything?
The Politician Fighting The Spyware Industry
Outgoing Dutch member of European Parliament Marietje Schaake tells us why spyware is as dangerous as an AK-47, but regulated less.
How a Hacker Tracked Thousands of Cars and Gained the Ability To Kill Their Engines
In this week’s CYBER podcast, we spoke about Motherboard’s scoop on a hacker who breached two GPS tracking companies.
How Hacking Works
The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked
Do you want to stop criminals from getting into your Gmail or Facebook account? Are you worried about the cops spying on you? We have all the answers on how to protect yourself.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
What If the US Government Ran Facebook?
On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast', Jason Koebler and Ankita Rao discuss Motherboard's recent speculative fiction, and the unnerving reality behind it.
How to Securely Contact Motherboard
Here are all the ways you can safely and anonymously send us news tips and documents.
Watch Our New Documentary About the Future of Fusion Energy
We visited two of the leading fusion energy research facilities to see how public and private ventures are bringing the stars down to Earth.
What Happens When We Find Unknown Life?
Lynn Rothschild is engineering microorganisms in her NASA lab to understand the potential for life on other planets. Watch the full video.
Do You Want to Go to Space? Here's Your Chance
Motherboard got a ticket aboard a future space vehicle, and we're giving it away to one reader.
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An Ecologist Became a Drone Engineer to Save Our Food Supply
Greg Crutsinger develops drone technology to help farmers struggling to grow produce in a world affected by climate change.
Is This Seal Slapping Heavy Metal Beats on Its Belly GOOD or BAD?
Does this viral video, now remixed into music, hold any value?