cyberattacks

Closing the Backdoor

Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That.

Malware hunters, regulators, and plant employees are hunting further down the supply chain for vulnerabilities as hackers continue to target critical infrastructure.
Sean Lyngaas
4.27.18
Bad AI

Top Researchers Write 100-Page Report Warning About AI Threat to Humanity

26 researchers from 14 organizations compiled a sweeping report on the dangers posed by malicious superhuman artificial intelligence.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.21.18
Internet Insecurity

The Cybersecurity Dilemma: The Prevalence and Dangers of Defensive Hacking

How offense can be the best defense in cyberspace.
Ben Buchanan
2.20.17
Hacking

Good Guy Hacker Launches 'Security Without Borders' to Defend At-Risk Dissidents

Claudio Guarnieri hopes the project will more effectively connect fellow white hat hackers with targeted groups and individuals.
Joseph Cox
12.29.16
iran

How Researchers Exposed Iranian Cyberattacks Against Hundreds of Activists

For more than three years, two researchers have tracked the rise of state-sponsored Iranian hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.11.16
security

FBI Warns of Pro-ISIS Hackers, Calls Methods 'Unsophisticated'

FBI document reiterates that pro-Islamic State hackers typically exploit common, easy to patch vulnerabilities.
Joseph Cox
2.23.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Apple will contest a court order to hand over the San Bernardino gunman's iPhone data, China 'deploys' missiles to the South China Sea, Eagles of Death Metal return to play Paris' Bataclan, and more.
VICE Staff
2.17.16
uk

George Osborne Said 'Cyber' 134 Times in His Speech at GCHQ

The UK has gone full-cyber.
Joseph Cox
11.17.15
News

The FBI Says Hackers Are Targeting Emergency Services

As 911 gets more technologically advanced, the vulnerability to cyberattack increases.
J.M. Porup
11.16.15
News

China Is Still Hacking US Companies After Promising It Would Stop, Report Says

Despite historic deal, security firm warns that US companies are still under attack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.19.15
News

The 'Dota 2' Championships Was Temporarily Taken Down by a Cyberattack

Not even Valve is invulnerable to a DDoS attack.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.4.15
News

Everything We Know So Far About the Cybersecurity Situation on Wall Street

The Secretary of Homeland Security says it's not a coordinated cyberattack—just one hell of a weird day.
Mike Pearl
7.8.15
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