It’s a harsh lesson to learn, but internal chat messages like Slack are really not your friend. In fact, they can be your worst enemy. Teachers at the Blackstone Valley Prep High School in Rhode Island learned that lesson in the most embarrassing way possible.
First the hackers came for Katy Perry. Now they’ve come for someone who should know better than to use the same password on multiple sites: Mark Zuckerberg. Turns out he’s as dumb as the rest of us.
Over the past four days, some Twitter users have been noticing something strange: a flurry of tweets that appear to depict a young person removing their underwear.
Sixteen years ago, you needed a reasonably powerful computer to run Counter-Strike. Now you can play it on a damn smartwatch, although you’ll need to bring a pretty lose definition of “play” along for the ride.
Good news for the basements and attics of the world: bulky old cathode ray TVs are no longer useless! And turning them into a retro streaming device is easier than it looks.
A Reddit thread is claiming that for those of us—and there are many—who are running out of space on our iPhones, all we have to do is try renting The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Viola! Free space!
Since Bluetooth was given an overhaul in 2010 with the 4.0 standard, it’s surged in popularity. Now, it’s about to get another serious spec bump, providing four times the range, twice the speed and even mesh networking.
Last year, Tor—the service which allows people to use the internet with anonymity—was attacked. Now, a new report suggests that the FBI paid Carnegie Mellon University a cool $1 million to carry out the work.
Last year it came to light that roughly half of the households in America had their JPMorgan Chase accounts compromised. Now, over a year later, three mean have been charged with widespread hacks that include the sustained financial attack.
TSA-recognized locks provide little more than a false sense of security. That’s not news. It is news, however, that some hacker type has uploaded the CAD files of the agency’s master keys to Github, so that anybody can 3D-print them at home. Let the stealing begin!
People are the worst. An unknown number of assholes are threatening to expose Ashley Madison users, presumably ruining their marriages. The hacking victims must pay the extortionists “exactly 1.0000001 Bitcoins” or the spouse gets notified. Ugh.
The hacked data on Ashley Madison revealed that 90% to 95% of Ashley Madison users were male. That’s a lot of husbands! To visualize Ashley Madison’s gender disparity across the world, Malfideleco drew a line in the sand of 85% male users and plotted out which cities and countries have more male users than that and…
The best defense against any of your gadgets becoming flooded with malware has always been personal vigilance. “Hmm, this app looks sketchy and is from a third-party app store I’ve never heard of. NOPE!” But a new vulnerability, discovered by security experts at Zimperium, can attack your phone with just a text.
AshleyMadison—tagline “Life Is Short. Have An Affair”—is an online site that facilitates cheating among its 37 million users. It’s a service founded on confidentiality and privacy, which now seems to have all of its data in the hands of hackers. They’re demanding the company take down the site, or they’re going to out…
When the Office of Personnel Management began investigating a data breach, it was already a dire situation, with 4.2 million federal workers’ information stolen. Then things got worse. And worse.
Anthem, the second-largest health insurance company in the U.S., admitted today that it got majorly hacked, exposing the Social Security numbers, birthdates, addresses, and more of what may be millions of customers.
What if your dining room table could show you when your coffee or cocoa is too hot to drink? That could be a reality today: hacker Ken Kawamoto shows us how with a technique called thermal projection mapping.
Just this past Friday, North Korea's already shaky internet access started to crumble. Over the weekend, things just got worse, and by yesterday morning, the country was in a state of total blackout. Considering that the U.S. just officially blamed North Korea for the Sony hack, and that the U.S. asked China for…
Earlier this year, Sony Pictures released one hell of an internal IT assessment. The report showed that not only was the company ignoring basic security protocol, its IT security was plagued with unmonitored devices, miscommunication, and a lack of accountability. It's dated Sept 25th, almost two months to the day…