Patrick McGuire

creep catchers

Why We Spent Months Investigating Canada's Vigilante Pedophile Hunters

VICE Canada's head of content explains why the popular 'Creep Catchers' have serious implications for Canadian democracy.
Patrick McGuire
1.5.17
Books

Commander X, a Fugitive Homeless Hacker, Has a New Book About Hacking on the Run

The legendary Anonymous member just published his first book, Behind the Mask, and it’s the first of its kind in terms of advancing the public record on Anonymous.
Patrick McGuire
11.1.16
News

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s First Test of Journalistic Freedoms: The RCMP vs. VICE

The politician has been unabashedly pro-journalist in his statements, but will he make legal protections for reporters a priority?
Patrick McGuire
11.5.15
tech

We Spoke to the Hackers Who Defaced Donald Trump’s Website

"I don't think everybody should have a big fit about it," said the anonymous Canadian hacktivist of the stunt.
Patrick McGuire
8.4.15
News

Did a New York E-Cigarette Vendor Try to Monetize the Charleston Massacre?

Shortly after what looked like the manifesto of alleged shooter Dylann Roof showed up on a website, a misspelled version of that site's URL directed traffic to a company called Fluid Vapor.
Patrick McGuire
6.24.15
News

Behind Anonymous’s Operation to Reveal Britain’s Elite Child-Rape Syndicate

Online activists are working hard to stop the media from ignoring a possible child-molestation scandal that could involve high-ranking political figures.
Patrick McGuire
1.15.15
tech

Experience the Ennui of Canadian Truck Drivers with This Computer Game from 1991

"CrossCountry Canada" will make you feel like you're actually deliver potash from Saskatoon to Winnipeg.
Patrick McGuire
1.9.15
News

In 2014, Canada Lost Its Reputation as a Environmentally Friendly Liberal Wonderland

Celebrities, activists, and even Bill Nye the Science Guy are calling out the Canadian government for being in the pocket of the oil industry.
Patrick McGuire
12.31.14
tech

Did a North Korean Hacker Just Tell Us to Go Fuck Ourselves?

While speculation grows about who hacked Sony Pictures and published tens of gigabytes of their confidential information, a hacker from the team responsible has claimed they're North Korean and told us to go fuck ourselves.
Patrick McGuire
12.4.14
News

Canada Just Bought Some Body Cams for Its Federal Police Force

The RCMP is apparently following international policing trends and launching a pilot project that will have some officers recording their every interaction.
Patrick McGuire
12.4.14
Culture

The Sony Pictures Hack Is the Latest in Mega-Malware Trend Started by Stuxnet

Tracing the similarities of the Sony malware back to an attack against a Saudi oil company in 2012, and then further down the time warp to Stuxnet.
Patrick McGuire
12.2.14
News

Yesterday Was Rob Ford’s Last Day as Mayor, but His Story Isn’t Over

The multi-tentacled crime drama that surrounded Rob Ford's mayoral tenure is kind of like the Serial podcast for Toronto politics nerds, and the mess continues to be heavily investigated online by armchair sleuths.
Patrick McGuire
12.1.14
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