Weev

Cat and Mouse

After Crackdown, Neo-Nazis Are Hosting Propaganda on Censor-Proof Networks

Neo-Nazis are using the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) to keep their propaganda online and avoid the tech world's recent clampdown.
Joseph Cox
4.4.18
cryptocurrencies

This Twitter Bot Tracks Neo-Nazi Bitcoin Transactions

Follow the money.
Louise Matsakis
8.29.17
content moderation

Following Other Tech Companies, Cloudflare Has Dropped the Daily Stormer as a Customer

The move comes after the security firm previously defended its decision to retain the neo-Nazi site for months.
Louise Matsakis
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.16.17
Unable to Connect

Someone Appears to Be DDoSing the Dark Web Version of The Daily Stormer

"I don't really care about either side," the alleged attacker told Motherboard in an online chat.
Joseph Cox
8.15.17
News

A Hacker Put Marco Rubio Porn Memes on Two Billboards in Alabama

The infamous hacker Andrew Auernheimer found a bunch of easy-to-hack billboards.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.13.16
News

More Than 14,000 College Printers in the US Are Open to Hackers

Hackers could remotely abuse them to print whatever they wanted, or even brick them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.29.16
hacker

A Hacker Made ‘Thousands’ of Internet-Connected Printers Spit Out Racist Flyers

The latest exploit of notorious hacker ‘Weev’ shows how awful the Internet of Things can be.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.27.16
News

Hacker 'Weev' Releases Prosecutor's Alleged Ashley Madison Data After Threats

The infamous troll says a US prosecutor used Ashley Madison.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.8.15
News

Hacker 'Weev' Threatens to Dox 'Dozens' of Prosecutors after Keys Conviction

The notorious troll and hacker wants to “punish” prosecutors for wrongfully going after hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.8.15
tech

The 'Hacker Wars' Documentary Does Hacktivism No Favors

Vivien Lesnik Weisman's documentary is little more than a valentine to the internet trolls who gave her access.
DJ Pangburn
10.22.14
Opinion and Analysis

The Danger of Letting Monsters Pass As Internet Trolls

Even when expressing neo-Nazi beliefs or getting dozens of drag queens' Facebook accounts suspended, trolls are allowed to enjoy a moral ambiguity.
Natasha Lennard
10.7.14
News

The Week In GIFs

Sup, dawg? I'll tell you sup: The Week In GIFs. GIF OR DIE, DAWG!!!
Rocco Castoro
5.24.14
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