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Hacking

Apple Disputes Google’s Claims of a Devastating iPhone Hack

Apple says that Google oversold the nature of the hack and that it quickly fixed the vulnerability.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.6.19
Hacking

The Cyberwar In Yemen

The kinetic war rages, but the Yemeni people have also been casualty to a silent war: one that’s online.
Ben Makuch
9.6.19
Hacking

Why The FBI Arrested the Hacker Who Saved the World From WannaCry

He stopped a global ransomware heist, but the feds just wanted to flip him.
Ben Makuch
8.8.19
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Hackers Are Selling Luxury Hotel Rooms on the Cheap

Reporter Joseph Cox tapped into the underground market to see how it works firsthand.
VICE Staff
11.14.18
Internet Insecurity

Teen Allegedly Hacked Into Apple’s Network, Got Caught With ‘Hacky Hack Hack’ Folder

Australian police tracked down the teen after Apple detected the intrusion and alerted the FBI.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.16.18
Internet Insecurity

Hacker Stole 26 Million Email And Home Addresses Of Ticketfly Users

The data breach of the ticket and event company Ticketfly exposed the email addresses and other personal data of more than 26 million people, according to an analysis by Troy Hunt, of HaveIBeenPwned.com.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.4.18
Mysteries

A Hacker Returned $17 Million In Stolen Ethereum

Why would a thief return their spoils?
Jordan Pearson
3.2.18
Headroom Hacker

Television's Most Infamous Hack Is Still a Mystery 30 Years Later

On November 22, 1987, someone hacked two local news broadcasts in Chicago to show Max Headroom. The hacker's motive and identity has never been discovered.
Caroline Haskins
11.22.17
Posteo

Hacker Behind Massive Ransomware Outbreak Can't Get Emails from Victims Who Paid

A German email provider has closed the account of a hacker behind the new ransomware outbreak, meaning victims can't get decryption keys.
Joseph Cox
6.27.17
Hacking

Pro-ISIS hacker claims Ohio attacks are “only the beginning”

The hacker claims to be a member of the group Team System DZ, which took credit for multiple attacks against a range of U.S. government websites on Sunday.
David Gilbert
6.26.17
computer history

The First Text Adventure Game Ever Is Finally Open Source

‘Colossal Cave Adventure’ is due for an update.
Jordan Pearson
5.29.17
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