cyberterrorism

VICE News Tonight on HBO

These two powerful senators are on a bipartisan quest to terrify you

The unlikely pair is trying to raise awareness about the threat of cyberterror.
Evan McMorris-Santoro
8.23.18
Twitter

Terror Scanning Database For Social Media Raises More Questions than Answers

Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and YouTube are joining forces to mark and take down 'content that promotes terrorism.' But who defines what that is?
Sarah Jeong
12.9.16
anthrax

Bush's Failed Biometric Surveillance Program

Guess who picked up the pieces? The NSA.
Clinton Nguyen
6.17.15
ISIS

The 'ISIS Cyberwar' Hype Machine Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Hyping the threat of ISIS online isn’t good for anyone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.18.15
Obama

Obama Declares Hacking a 'National Emergency'

The US is targeting hackers in the same way it's targeted terrorists and nuclear proliferations programs.
Jason Koebler
4.1.15
Islamic State

We Spoke with the Twitter User Who Publicly Released Thousands of Islamic State Accounts

@xrsone, who flagged 9,200 handles belonging to Islamic State supporters and militants, argues that Twitter could implement a better strategy to counter extremist activity online.
Liz Fields
3.16.15
News

Saudi Arabia's Morality Police and 'Ethical Hackers' Are Targeting Online Pornography

The Saudi government has resorted to employing so-called "White Hat" hackers to try to wipe their internet landscape of porn, social media sites, and anything else they deem inappropriate.
Mark Hay
1.2.15
Canada

Bombing the Islamic State On the Ground Has Made It Quieter Online

After a summer of beheading pictures, Twitter bans and US airstrikes are finally slowing down IS online.
Ben Makuch
10.1.14
ISIS

Cyberterrorism (Probably) Isn't Terrifying Enough for ISIS

'Cyberterrorism' is a buzzword, but would it even accomplish a jihadi group's goals?
Jason Koebler
9.29.14