hacker

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
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
WikiLeaks

The Man Who Made the Mistake of Trying to Help Wikileaks

In his first interview, former US government lab worker Jason Scott Katz tells Motherboard about how trying to decrypt one file led to an FBI raid, losing his job, moving to Iceland, and founding the Pirate Party there.
Kim Zetter
5.23.17
News

A Hacker Set Off All of Dallas’ Tornado Sirens For Over an Hour

Not cool, bro.
Mack Lamoureux
4.9.17
Not Lovin' It

A Hacker Stole the Personal Information of 95,000 McDonald’s Job Applicants

Maybe the Hamburglar?
Jordan Pearson
3.31.17
VICE News

Canadian Accused in Massive Yahoo Hack Will Fight Extradition to U.S.

Karim Baratov claims he is innocent.
Rachel Browne
3.19.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US officials suspect Vladimir Putin was directly involved in election meddling, 1 billion Yahoo accounts compromised by hack, Elon Musk joins Trump's corporate advisory team, and more.
VICE Staff
12.15.16
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