Cyberwar: Series 2
Ben Makuch travels the world to meet with hackers, government officials, and dissidents to investigate the ecosystem of cyberwarfare.
Part 1: The Great Meme War
Ben Makuch shows how memes are the Alt-Right’s most powerful weapon in America’s online culture war–reshaping the political and ideological landscape.
Part 2: Who Hacked the DNC?
We know Russia hacked the DNC to try to influence the election. Ben Makuch travels from D.C. to Moscow to track down the hackers who actually pulled it off.
Part 3: Putin Trumps America
NATO troops amass along Russia’s borders as U.S. officials grapple with Putin’s election meddling. How will a battle that started in cyberspace play out on the ground?
Part 4: Activists vs the Surveillance State
Intelligence agencies partner with companies to spy on American citizens. But a few brave activists are risking it all to fight this growing cyber-surveillance industrial complex.
Part 5: The Internet of Things Apocalypse
5 million new gadgets are connected to the net daily. Each one on your network is a potential doorway for hackers. Are the new smart devices worth the risk?
Part 6: The US and WikiLeaks
The world’s most powerful government vs. the internet’s most influential whistleblower site. Is America’s war on Wikileaks an attack on journalism and free speech?
Part 7: Cyber Kill Lists
America builds a global killing machine, using data to identify and take out suspected terrorists. Ben heads to Pakistan to see how the CIA and NSA put together the kill list.
Part 8: Mexico’s War on Watchdogs
The government of Mexico buys hacking tools in its fight against cartels. So why is their spyware showing up on the phones of journalists exposing government corruption?