articles tagged: hacking
world of weird things podcast: cyber weapons
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: cyber weapons

Killer drones and hackable weapons and easy targets for spies, oh my...

to hack, or not to hack, or when you have the means but not the motive
# oddities

to hack, or not to hack, or when you have the means but not the motive

WikiLeaks and pro-Kremlin trolls are charging the CIA with hacking the DNC to rig the election for Trump so they can... keep Trump from winning?

playing geopolitical chess with wikileaks
# tech

playing geopolitical chess with wikileaks

Assange offers to trade himself for Chelsea Manning and Obama called his bluff. I wouldn't hold my breath that WikiLeaks' boss will keep his word for once.

why acting like adults is the key to cybersecurity
# tech

why acting like adults is the key to cybersecurity

As we're living our lives online, we have to adjust to the idea that what we do in private might become public and act accordingly.

social media, the best way to share with friends, family, and nsa analysists
# tech

social media, the best way to share with friends, family, and nsa analysists

NSA's PRISM is a huge mess that the public somehow really doesn't care about.

why complacency is malware’s best friend
# tech

why complacency is malware’s best friend

If our grid is ever brought down by a cyberattack, the greatest contributing factor will be the carelessness and technical illiteracy of front line utility workers.

the wrong way to beat a speed camera
# tech

the wrong way to beat a speed camera

Despite the popular rumor, you can't hack a speed camera XKCD-style with some code on your license plate.