Vice Debates (fka Thrash Out) / web

Gun Owners & Users Debate America’s Gun Problem

Why is America's gun debate so loaded? A panel of gun owners and users debates AR15s, red flag laws, school shootings, mental health, and why Americans don't feel safe.
Cyberwar / Extra Scene

Hacking the Internet of Things

John Matherly demos Shodan, a search tool that finds all the unsecure devices connected to the internet.
Cyberwar / Clip

Pakistan and the Geopolitical Chess Game

Pakistan is a vital US ally in one of the world's most strategically important regions. Hamid Mir, journalist and host of "Capital Talk," explains how the Americans have used his country as a base for surveillance since the 1960s.
Cyberwar / Extra Scene

Inside a Russian Fake News Factory

In this extra scene, Andrey Soshnikov, a reporter at BBC London, talks about breaking the story of a propaganda factory that operates in St. Petersburg. The troll farm is responsible for creating fake news and propaganda videos.

Cyberwar: Season 2 Trailer

Ben Makuch explores hacking and surveillance geopolitics with officials, social dissidents, and elusive hackers.
Cyberwar / Extra Scene

What is Memetic Magic?

Major Grubert, a "memetic magician", claims to influence millions by creating memes to spread his controversial ideas across the country.
VICE News Tonight on HBO

We Go Inside a Cybersecurity Firm to Find out What a Major Internet War Might Look Like

Kevin Mandia offers a glimpse into what a major 'cyber war' might look like
Can I Hack It?

Hacking Passports and Credit Cards with Major Malfunction

Anything with a chip in it is vulnerable to attack. Your contactless credit card, your office key card, your passport—as more processes become automated, more opportunities open up to hackers.
Cyberwar / S1 EP1

Who is Anonymous?

The notorious hacktivist collective Anonymous has targeted everyone from PayPal to the FBI. But a string of arrests have crippled the group.

Vint Cerf and the Internet of Shit

Motherboard spoke with Vint Cerf, the father of the Internet, about encryption, digital divide, the internet of things and more.

Chinese Female Body Guards

China's booming billionaire population has developed a penchant for personal body guards, with female body guards in particularly high demand. We visited Beijing to explore what China’s fierce force of female body guards looks like.