MOTHERBOARD STAFF

Cybersecurty

Why Are Passwords Still a Thing?

Passwords aren't secure and they might never have been.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
6.27.19
CYBER

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?
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
6.21.19
CYBER

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.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
6.7.19
CYBER

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.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
4.30.19
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.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
11.12.18
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.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
4.6.18
Tips

How to Securely Contact Motherboard

Here are all the ways you can safely and anonymously send us news tips and documents.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
11.21.17
Dear Future

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.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
10.27.17
Sponsored

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.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.15.17
psa

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.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.14.17
humans of the year

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.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.13.17
double bass

Is This Seal Slapping Heavy Metal Beats on Its Belly GOOD or BAD?

Does this viral video, now remixed into music, hold any value?
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.9.17
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