hacking week


Targeted Advertising Is Ruining the Internet and Breaking the World

Surveillance capitalism and targeted advertising have become the norm on the internet, and it's hurting all of us.


How I Lost and Regained Control of My Microchip Implant

I learned the hard way that information security is a double-edged sword.


Hackers Are Selling Luxury Hotel Rooms on the Cheap

Reporter Joseph Cox tapped into the underground market to see how it works firsthand.


What Constant Surveillance Does to Your Brain

Technology is getting more adept at tracking our moves and anticipating our choices, and being watched all the time can make us feel anxious.


Is It Safe to Share a Netflix or HBO Go Account?

The impulse behind our willingness to share our Netflix or HBO Go passwords with other people could be hardwired.


How to Securely Get Rid of Your Devices

How to clean out that drawer of old phones, laptops, and hard drives without having to worry about someone getting their hands on your data.


The Weakest Link in Cybersecurity Isn't Human, It’s the Infrastructure

Welcome to Motherboard's third annual hacking week.


Introducing CYBER: A Hacking Podcast by Motherboard

Hacking. Hackers. Disinformation campaigns. Encryption. The Cyber. This stuff gets complicated really fast, but Motherboard spends its time embedded in the infosec world so you don't have to.


Hacking Week Call for Pitches: Who Is the Weakest Link In Cybersecurity?

Pitch us stories for Motherboard’s third hacking week.


Watch: How to Pick a Lock

It’s easier than you think


What Is Threat Modeling?

The first step to online security is figuring out what you're trying to protect, and who you're up against.


Motherboard Hacking Livestream: How to Pwn a Router

Join us on YouTube or Facebook to learn how hacking works.