Erik Eickhoff

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Pedal-Pi, simple programmable guitar pedal

For several years, [Ray] and [Anna], the team behind ElectroSmash, have been smashing audio electronics and churning out some sweet DIY audio gear. …

Setting up a Raspberry Pi as a streaming console

While the Steam Link is not officially available in South Africa, you shouldn’t be prevented from playing PC games from the comfort of your couch.

Raspberry Pi

There’s a new way to take down drones, and it doesn’t involve shotguns

Not a jammer, device lets hackers fly drones and lock out original pilot.<p>The advent of inexpensive consumer drones has generated a novel predicament …

Remote Controls

Baltimore’s All-Seeing “Eye in the Sky” Will Stay in Service

Baltimore police on Friday released data on its controversial aerial surveillance program, under which a piloted plane invisibly monitors huge swaths …

Galaxy Note 7 Battery Explosion Explained!

“Why does the Note 7 explode? This video will explain why Samsung recalled over 2 Million of their Note 7 Android Smart Phones. What part of the …

Galaxy Note

Building a Simple DIY USB MIDI Controller using Teensy

When teaching DIY MIDI controller development I usually recommend using the Arduino platform due to its large user community and the extensive amount …

Drill Turbine Charges Your Device On The Move (video)

Electrothirst has created a new way to keep your mobile devices, action cameras and other hardware charged while out and about. By using the power of …

Gear & Gadgets

Gameboy Case Lives on With a Pi Zero

After scoring a non-functioning Gameboy in mint condition for $10, [Chad] decided it was time for a fun electronics project, so he ordered an LCD and …

The first guy to hack the iPhone built a self-driving car by himself

George Hotz made a name for himself at 17 years-old as the first person to hack the iPhone, but his next project could be headed on a collision course with Apple’s self-driving car.<p>Using affordable electronics that any nerd on the street can purchase, Hotz revealed that he hacked an Acura ILX to …

Autonomous Cars

Hack Like a Pro: How Antivirus Software Works & How to Evade It, Pt. 2 (Dissecting ClamAV)

Welcome back, my novice hackers!<p>One of the most common questions that Null Byte readers ask is: "How can I evade detection by antivirus software on …

Hack Like a Pro: Denial-of-Service (DoS) Tools & Techniques

Welcome back, my fledgling hackers!<p>Over the years, we have examined multiple ways to own, exploit, or compromise a system. On the other hand, we have …

Information Security

​Create a USB Password Stealer to See How Secure Your Info Really Is

Slacking on password security can have horrific consequences. Even so, it's easy to lose track of how many are vulnerable. With just a couple of …

Cheat Sheets for Frontend Developers

Cheat sheets are amazingly handy quick reference resources that are time saving and educational, so we should probably all use them at one time or …

Apparently Drunk College Student Berates Staff, Demands Mac ‘n Cheese — but It Isn’t Until He Shoves Manager That Karma Strikes

An apparently drunk college student belligerently demanded macaroni and cheese from his school cafeteria. In a nine-minute viral video, he was not only denied service but was eventually tackled to the floor after becoming physically violent. In the end, he was taken out of the student union in …

EvilFOCA – Network Attack Toolkit

Evil Foca is a network attack toolkit for penetration testing professionals and security auditors whose purpose it is to test security in IPv4 and …

Information Security

7 big Amazon tech deals that are about to expire

We’re reminded every day: <i>Amazon giveth, and Amazon taketh away</i>. The site is always home to great deals on a ridiculously wide range of products, but …

Protect your privacy with the six best VPN for the iPhone or iPad

In light of the House of Representatives’ decision to allow broadband internet providers to sell your browsing data without your consent, web …

Hacker creates $30 device that can unlock most cars

A well-known hacker and car buff has made a device for $32 that can unlock most cars that have a remote keyless entry.<p>Samy Kamkar recently showed how he unlocked and started GM cars by breaching the OnStar system. He has also shown off a 3D printed device that can crack any Master combination lock …

WD Software

Software

Parrot Security OS for Pentesting, Computer Forensic, Reverse engineering, Hacking, Cloud pentesting, Privacy/Anonimity and Cryptography

Parrot Security OS for Pentesting, Computer Forensic, Reverse engineering, Hacking, Cloud pentesting, Privacy/Anonimity and Cryptography<p>Parrot …

Forensics

How To: 13 Terminal Commands Every Mac User Should Know

When you think of Terminal, you probably imagine some hacker sitting in front of their computer in a dimly lit room trying to break into an FBI …

Scientists advances mobile augmented reality technology

Anyone who has seen a spy movie remembers their favorite agent donning special eyewear or using a device to scan surrounding objects and extract …

Artificial intelligence learns Mario level in just 34 attempts

Perhaps it's that all the levels have simple, left-to-right objectives, or maybe it's just that they're so iconic, but for some reason older Mario games have long been a target for those interested in AI and machine learning. The latest effort is called MarI/O (get it?), and it learned an entire …

Adjustable Control Circuit for Heating Elements

There are a lot of different products that use heating elements. Unfortunately, many of them are not adjustable. For instance, most soldering irons are either on or off.<p>It would be much more useful if you were able to change the temperature of the iron. This would allow you to use the soldering …

Arduino

Ever wished your iPhone 6/Plus had a back button? With this $17 screen protector, you can have one …

Apple may have introduced Reachability to aid one-handed operation of its larger-screened iPhones, but if you’ve ever found yourself happily enjoying the full-screen experience only to need your second hand to reach the back button at the top of the screen, there’s a clever solution on …

BMW Unveils the Motorrad "Concept 101"

BMW recently unveiled its newest motorcycle concept with the BMW Motorrad “Concept 101” at Concorso<p>BMW recently unveiled its newest motorcycle …