How Apple’s Early Clone Wars Reshaped Copyright Law
The Apple II computer didn’t attract as many clones as the IBM PC, but the clone-makers the machine did attract often had pretty interesting second acts.
It’s Trivially Easy to Watch Porn On a Restricted Tablet Made For Kids
The infamous Internet of Things vendor VTech shows how not to do parental controls.
Hacked Toy Company VTech’s TOS Now Says It’s Not Liable for Hacks
Looks like VTech wants to make sure it can’t be sued if it suffers another data breach in the future.
Hacked Toy Company VTech: Let Us Monitor Your House
This time, the company promises more security.
British Cops Arrested a Man They Suspect of Hacking VTech
British police have tracked down a suspect in their investigation of the data breach on the toymaker.
Letters to the Editor: Hackers, Asteroids, Deep Sea Mining, and Pee
Motherboard readers respond to this week's stories.
US Senators Put Pressure on Hacked Toymaker VTech
Two US senators have sent a letter to VTech, raising questions about the company’s privacy protections for children.
VTech Hacker Explains Why He Hacked the Toy Company
Here's why a hacker decided to expose VTech's "shitty security."
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.
How VTech's App Failed Miserably to Protect the Data of Kids and Parents
A security researcher describes the weak cryptography and sloppy practices that led to the toy maker's epic breach.
Hacker Obtained Children's Headshots and Chatlogs From Toymaker VTech
The breach of the popular kids’ gadgets company VTech also exposed children’s pictures and recordings, and chats with their parents.
One of the Largest Hacks Yet Exposes Data on Hundreds of Thousands of Kids
The breach of the popular kids’ gadgets company VTech is the fourth largest consumer data breach ever according to an estimate.