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We Talked to Phone Farmers Who Use Ad Fraud to Earn Beer Money

The inside story of the sketchy, gray market world of zombie phone armies making money simulating trailer views.
Ben Makuch
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
CYBER

How Google’s Do-Good Startup Became an Internal Mess

This week's CYBER is all about how our reporter Lorenzo Franchesci-Bicchierai revealed Jigsaw's toxic workplace culture.
Ben Makuch
7.3.19
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

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

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

Former Exploit Broker The Grugq Talks Election Interference and Disinformation

On CYBER, the South African infosec celebrity breaks down what we can expect to see in the lead up to 2020.
5.30.19
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 Manhattan’s District Attorney Prosecutes Cybercrime

Elizabeth Roper, the office's cybercrime and identity theft bureau chief, explains how one of the country’s most important prosecutors goes after cybercriminals.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.7.19
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
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