If you’re not following your roommate on Twitter, stop everything you’re doing and start following them right now. It could save your life.
In 2014, San Francisco tech startup Skully raised hype and money to build a Tony Stark-style digitally augmented motorcycle helmet. Almost $2.5 million later, the company’s shutting down. Now a lawsuit from within the company gives us some hints as to why: founders allegedly blew the R&D money on lap dances and fast…
Asking Apple to help break an iPhone is so three months ago. Police have a new, and higher-tech idea: 3D print the fingers of a dead man and use those fingerprints to unlock the phone instead.
Last night, Kim Kardashian released video snippets of Kanye West talking to Taylor Swift on the phone about lyrics in his then upcoming song “Famous.” But because West apparently didn’t inform Swift that he was recording the call, he may have broken federal wiretapping law.
For the past few days Pokémon Go has been tricking us into exploring parts of our hometowns we’d never normally go. But for Riverton, Wyoming resident Shayla Wiggins her quest to catch them all resulted in stumbling across a dead guy in a river, County10 reported.
Amid the killing of its own Olympic mascot, the dysfunctional clean up of its polluted waters, the shutdown of its doping lab, the declaration of a financial emergency, the presence of the Zika virus, and various other calamities, Rio’s Olympic ambitions are a disaster. And the latest news out of the city is just as…
Just the presence of streetlights can deter criminal behavior. A South Philadelphia neighborhood is trying something a little more innovative than that—using neon-lit murals to brighten the sidewalk and turn the area into a destination.
Holy. Shit. This video shows the end of a car chase in northeast Houston and it’s totally bananas. The suspect tries to outrun a helicopter in an open field, but while making a break for it, he gets pummeled by a police SUV. Somehow, he bounces off the car, gets back up, and manages to keep on running. At this point,…
What do you do if you get busted for pirating a terrible Adam Sandler movie? Deny it. That seems to be the lesson of a recently dismissed federal case, which raises the burden of proof that copyright owner must meet in order to hold you accountable for infringement.
Stingray is a controversial cellphone tracking tool that sucks up information from all nearby cellphone users. It’s often sold as a vital tool for finding serious criminals and terrorists, an argument that is weakened somewhat when it emerges Annapolis police used it to try and find the perp in a $50 chicken robbery.
A cop races against the clock to solve a murder? Seen it a million times. A cop travels back in time and wakes up in the body of a man who’ll be murdered in three days... unless he can figure out who’s plotting the crime? That’s something new, and is exactly the kind of insanity we can get behind.
Sometimes it pays to spend. The central bank of Bangladesh has found that out the hard way, as police are blaming its loss of $80m during a hack on crappy $10 routers.
In Connecticut, six individuals have been charged with exploiting a bug in electronic lottery machines that allowed them to select winning tickets last year.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is a wing of Verizon that offers IT services to big business and government, often including IT security and incident response. So it’s rather embarrassing that a hacker is offering to sell a database with the data of 1.5 million Verizon Enterprise clients.
A former State Department employee will spend 57 months in prison for a “sextortion” cyberstalking crime that sounds like an SVU sweeps-week plot, only weirder and more awful.
People squawking on their phones on public transportation is annoying as hell. That’s why one Chicago man allegedly took it upon himself to jam fellow commuters’ cell phone signals as part of a morning ritual that lasted months. Now he’s a charged felon in jail, being held for a $10,000 bail.
Watch where you put your card. The ATM security organization EAST has published a new report pointing out that the use of s0-called Throat Inlay Skimming devices—which are hidden within the card slot—is rising.