A Computer Afflicted With 6 Infamous Viruses Has Passed $1 Million at Auction
The art project can be yours for a mere seven figures.
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I Played Google’s New Game to Teach Kids How to Be Safe Online
In Interland, little devils try to hack you.
Hackers Steal Forum Accounts From 'Clash of Clans' Creator Supercell
The data supposedly contains 1.1 million accounts in all.
Apple Patches OS X Vulnerabilities After Cyberattack on Human Rights Dissident
Apple just issued a patch for yet another vulnerability discovered as part of the cyberattack on a UAE human rights dissident.
Hacked Toymaker VTech Admits Breach Actually Hit 6.3 Million Children
The company finally reveals the total number of victims of a recent, massive, data breach.
UN Members Are Having Closed-Door Meetings on Global Internet Policy This Week
Some internet freedom advocates are concerned governments will use next month's review to push control of the internet into their hands.
Thank Goodness Google Is Finally Killing the CAPTCHA
Google says it can tell you're human without making you type out some squiggly text.
Your Password Is Not Secure, and It's Not Your Fault
I consulted internet security expert Nik Cubrilovic and XKCD's Randall Munroe about how they would fix the problems in the world of passwords. Their ideas are simple, compelling, and almost impossible to implement.
The 'Hacking' Involved in Stealing Celebrity Nude Photos Isn't Even Impressive
I talked to former hacker and leading internet security blogger Nik Cubrilovic about the process of stealing celebrity nudes, and to hear him tell it, the hacking skills required are pretty remedial.
An Excerpt from Jailed Journalist Barrett Brown's New Book
Barrett Brown is an activist-journalist awaiting federal trial in the US. In this excerpt from his latest book, <i>Keep Rootin' for Putin</i>, Brown tackles former Director of the Office of the National Drug Control Policy William Bennett's assertion...
The VICE Guide to Making 2014 Better Than 2013
A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Online Life More Private in 2014
If 2013 was the year of the whistle-blower waking the world up to vast state surveillance, then 2014 should be the year of encryption and privacy. Here are a few ways to avoid being spied on, aside from throwing your computer off a building.
Jacob Appelbaum Doesn't Have Much Hope for the Future of Privacy
Jacob Appelbaum has been called the "most dangerous man in cyberspace." But he's not, and it's a label that pisses him off. In reality, Appelbaum is a renowned cybersecurity expert who happens to be one of the developers for the Tor Project and a...