Motherboard Staff

CYBER

The Private Surveillance System That Tracks Cars Nationwide

It’s not just the NSA with all of the surveillance power in America, there's a booming corporate-owned surveillance industry used by private investigators.
Motherboard Staff
9.19.19
CYBER

The Biggest iPhone Hack in History, Explained

Inside a hack that targeted thousands of people a week.
Motherboard Staff
9.12.19
iPhone

iPhone 11 Live Blog: Look, New Telephones

Apple is announcing the iPhone 11. Here's what you need to know.
Motherboard Staff
9.10.19
labor

Here’s the Memo About the ‘Burden of Being Black at Google’

Read the full memo written by a departing Google employee on his experience as a Black person at Google.
Motherboard Staff
8.15.19
Google

Here's the Memo Currently Going Viral at Google

The memo is called "I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why."
Motherboard Staff
8.5.19
cybersecurity

One of the World's Most Wanted Hackers Speaks

Phineas Fisher wanted to make a statement on CYBER to deny he’s an agent of the Kremlin.
Motherboard Staff
7.25.19
SURVEILLANCE

How Palantir's Spy Tool for Cops Works

On this week’s CYBER, we map out how the secretive Silicon Valley company influences the very technological landscape of the modern world.
Motherboard Staff
7.18.19
Podcast

The Connection Between a Deadly Gunfight and Phone Location Data

In the span of six seconds and 20 gunshots and three dead bodies hit the ground of a Nissan dealership in Texas. And somebody was tracking one of their cell phones remotely.
Motherboard Staff
7.11.19
CYBER

What Happens When a US Border Protection Contractor Gets Hacked?

The government wants all the data it can get from you at the border. But what happens when a hacker shows they can’t store it safely?
Motherboard Staff
6.14.19
CYBER

Who’s Afraid of Huawei?

In this week's CYBER podcast, we spoke to VICE News reporter William Turton, who just spent a week in China as part of a bizzarre Huawei junket.
Motherboard Staff
5.21.19
Hacking

Why There’s No Need to Panic About a ‘Cyber 9/11’

Attacks against critical infrastructure are real, but the reality isn't as bad as the alarmists want us to believe.
Motherboard Staff
5.14.19
CYBER

How ‘Unicorn Riot’ Exposes The Far Right Online

This week, CYBER speaks to Freddy Martinez, one of the members of Unicorn Riot, a media collective that’s been tracking and exposing nazis, racists, and other far-right people on the internet.
Motherboard Staff
4.15.19
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