cyber security

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

A Guide to What's Happening with Julian Assange

Sifting through all the news surrounding the WikiLeaks founder's recent arrest.
VICE Staff
4.17.19
Pentagon

The American Military Sucks at Cybersecurity

A new report from US military watchdogs outlines hundreds of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Matthew Gault
1.15.19
Sex

The Unwritten Rules When It Comes to Your Ex's Nudes

Is it flattering, unethical, or just plain weird to keep nudes from lovers past?
Leila Ettachfini
6.28.18
Broadly

Your Menstrual App Is Probably Selling Data About Your Body

Using a menstruapp can mean telling the app regularly if you went out, drank, smoked, had an orgasm, what your poop looked like, if your skin is clear, how you feel, and if your vaginal discharge has a strong odor or looks like cottage cheese.
Sarah Burke
5.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New 'Game of Thrones' Script Allegedly Leaked After HBO Hack

And upcoming episodes of 'Ballers' and 'Room 104' have already shown up online.
Drew Schwartz
7.31.17
CSI: Cold Hacks

New Evidence Links a 20-Year-Old Hack on the US Government to a Modern Attack Group

A UK company's vintage web server kept in storage for over 20 years connects the 'Moonlight Maze' attacks of the 90s to the 2000s hacker group Turla.
Kim Zetter
4.4.17
Drone Pwn

Watch Hackers Use a Drone-Mounted Laser to Control Malware Through a Scanner

Researchers in Israel have shown off a novel technique that would allow attackers to wirelessly command devices using a laser light, bypassing so-called air gaps.
Kim Zetter
3.28.17
humans of the year

Hacker Runa Sandvik Went From Hijacking a Smart Rifle to Securing The NYT

The director of information security for the newsroom is making journalists more secure against a world of increasing digital threats.
Joseph Cox
3.27.17
Islam

As Afghanistan Comes Online, It Grapples With Its First Cyber Security Laws

The internet presents a new battlefield for the Afghan government as it prepares legislation to regulate and protect citizens online.
Ruchi Kumar
1.7.17
thump news

4chan Users Launch Campaign to Shut Down DIY Venues in Aftermath of Oakland Fire

The online forum’s right-wing internet activists are calling for warehouse spaces to be shut down for being “open hotbeds of liberal radicalism.”
Gabrielle Canon
12.15.16
video

Watch The FBI's Hilariously Overacted Cybersecurity PSAs

There's some good advice in there, if you can hear it over the sound of your own chuckling.
Samantha Cole
10.28.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Yahoo Reportedly Spied on Millions of Users' Emails for the Government

Last year, the company allegedly complied with a government directive asking it to search through every incoming user email for specific information.
VICE Staff
10.4.16
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