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The Top Five Hacker Tools of 2015

Almost every profession and job requires that you understand how to use industry-specific tools, often referred to as ‘tools of the trade’, and this …

New Snowden documents show how the GCHQ tracked iPhone users

Snowden documents published today by <i>Der Spiegel</i> give new insight into the British GCHQ's efforts to track targets through their iPhones. Previous leaks have revealed specific NSA exploits used to compromise the famously malware-resistant iPhone software controls, but the new documents show that …

Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond four of nine ‘planetary boundaries’

At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a “safe operating space” for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science by 18 researchers trying to gauge the breaking points in the natural world.<p>The paper contends …

SpaceX Has Pinpointed The Problem That Caused The Falcon9 Rocket To Crash Land

On Saturday, January 10, we deemed SpaceX's most recent rocket landing test a success because, although the rocket landed too hard, it successfully maneuvered its way to a tiny floating target in a vast ocean from 50 miles above the surface.<p>But that wasn't the hoped-for success of the landing — …

"ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE" --New NASA Mission to Europa will Ignore Arthur C Clarke's Warning (2014 Most Popular)

The Europa mission proposal aims to create a gravitational map of the moon’s icy surface that many researchers suspect hides an alien ocean beneath. …

The Year's Biggest Winners and Losers in Privacy and Security

In most contests the winner isn't simultaneously the loser. But that wasn't the case this past year in the unofficial contest to determine computer …

A Novel Nearly Impossible to Review

The latest novel from Samantha Harvey is truly superb, but left its reviewer at a loss for how to describe it.<p>As I neared the end of my reading of</i> …

25 Public Transit Etiquettes You Should Know And Follow

Public transportation plays a pivotal role in moving people across the region everyday with 1.2-million trips made daily on transit. Vancity Buzz has …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

​Bad, bad Internet news: Internet Systems Consortium site hacked

The ISC site, home to the world's most popular Domain Name System program BIND, appears to have been infected with malware.<p>Remember how just last …

Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces …

Flaws in Ancient Standard Enable Wireless Eavesdropping, Spying | Hacking

Vulnerabilities in Signaling System 7, telephony signaling protocols used by carriers worldwide, allow third parties to listen to people's cellphone …

What Do Security Professionals Think Sony Should Have Done Differently?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What do security professionals think Sony should have done differently between the 2011 Playstation Hack and the 2014 Sony Pictures Hack to protect themselves?</i><p><i>Answer by Sai Ramanan, Security Engineer, Security Ninja & Trusted Security Advisor, on Quora</i><p>In …

Quantum Physics Just Got A Tiny Bit Easier To Understand

No one is about to claim that quantum physics is now easy to understand, but maybe it's not quite as devilishly complicated as we thought.<p>New research suggests that two of the quantum world's most mysterious features--the uncertainty principle and wave-particle duality--are simply two sides of a …

What you need to know about the NSA document dump

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>While many Americans were cozying up on the afternoon of Christmas Eve, the National Security Agency was busy posting dozens …

Merry Christmas! The NSA's gift is a list of all the times it wrongly spied on you

A little present from Big Brother<p>If you want to release something no one will pay attention to, what time's better than Christmas Eve? At least, that appeared to be the National Security Agency's thinking. Last night, the NSA released reports detailing all the times they've illegally spied on …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Saturn's Rings Go Dark, X-Rays Burst, and a Skyline Burns

Cassini views Saturn's rings in a different light, x-rays flare from the sun, and a city's skyline stands out against a fiery sunset.