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US Vice President Mike Pence used private email while Indiana governor and was hacked

Mike Pence, the US Vice President used a private email account to discuss matters of homeland security when he was governor of Indiana, and was hacked shortly before he became Donald Trump's running mate.<p>Mr Pence communicated with advisers in Indiana through a personal AOL account during his four …

This teddy bear’s picnic is hackable when they’re connected to Wi-Fi

Internet-connected teddy bears are plush, huggable, talkative — and, in some cases, hackable.<p>On Wednesday, Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.) wrote the …

Security

For under $50 you can learn how to make big money hacking for the good guys

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Ethical Hacking

New York Banks Face Cybersecurity Regulations

The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has proposed regulations to ensure that institutions better protect themselves.<p>While praising the …

Time for a cybersecurity grant program for the states

The current imbroglio between state governments and DHS over voting systems being designated as critical infrastructure misses an opportunity for …

Festivals

New Museum unveils partnership with Nokia Bell Labs to support art and technology collaborations

The New Museum in New York has announced a new partnership with Nokia Bell Labs, the American research and scientific development arm of the Finnish …

Museums

Art in the age of ones and zeros: Datamoshing

Our first article looks at datamoshing, an evocative glitch art technique inspired by errors found in digital video files.<p>Datamoshing is a technique …

Art

A Magical Coral Orgy Took Over Miami's New World Center

Soundtracked by Animal Collective and guided by moonlight, ​Borscht Diez brought virtual reality, a psychedelic opera, and a coral sex party to the Frank Gehry-designed building.<p>To witness Miami's ability to simultaneously fulfill and upend its stereotypes, look no further than the Borscht Film …

Sea Level

Digital and Physical Collage Techniques Create Hallucinatory Neon Pop Art

Nick Thomm mixes mediums into an iridescent psychedelic palette.<p>Vibrant kaleidoscopic mixed-media meets the visual cues of modern pop culture, bringing digital and physical dimensions together to highlight the shrinking gap between them in the work of Nick Thomm. The Australian artist creates …

Art

Stronger together: When design and art meet science and technology

February 19, 2017<p>Herberger Institute artists, students work with scientists and big data in multidisciplinary projects<p>Microscopy. Big data. …

Hacker Breached Dozens of Universities and Government Agencies, Report Says

A hacker has reportedly obtained access to the computer systems of prominent universities, including Cornell and New York University, and is …

Cybersecurity

Signs your child is a computer hacker

An expert in cyber security has listed the signs parents can look out for if they suspect their child is involved in cyber crime.<p>Vince Warrington, …

Singapore opens $5.9M cybersecurity lab in local university

The "national shared" facility at the National University of Singapore serves as a testbed for cybersecurity tools and supports research efforts …

Cybersecurity

Congress is about to have a really challenging year on cybersecurity

It will be a banner year for cybersecurity debates in Congress — and that isn’t necessarily a good thing, says Michael Bahar, the staff director of …

Trump’s hiring freeze is taking jobs away from cybersecurity students

One of President Trump’s first moves in office was to order a sweeping hiring freeze across the federal government, preventing hiring for all jobs except for narrow exemptions in national security and the military. Although the executive order hasn’t stirred as much controversy has Trump’s more …

Computer Science

The Next Museum

Alfredo Salazar-Caro and the Digital Museum of Digital Art are curating your virtual reality experience.<p><b>A version of this story appeared in the February issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>In 2011, Alfredo Salazar-Caro smuggled a mini projector into Mexico City's Museo Soumaya and cast …

Augmented Reality

'Prosthetic Reality': The art of augmented reality

Through the lens of augmented reality, a new project hopes to change how we interact with the world.<p>The smartphone in your pocket is a powerful little device, and some of its potential is only just starting to unfold.<p>The idea of augmented reality, for instance, has been around for a few years, but …

Augmented Reality
Artificial Intelligence
UC Berkeley

Macron Says He Has Evidence of Hacking Against Campaign

French independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said he has “strong” evidence of foreign cyber attacks on his campaign website.<p>“We suffered …

North Africa

New Mac malware linked to Russian hackers of US election

APT28, blamed for the hack of the Democratic Party, releases Xagent malware that can steal iPhone backups.<p>The same Russian hackers who were linked to the hacking of the US Democratic National Committee have now turned their attention to Apple's Macintosh computers.<p>APT28 has released new Xagent …

MacBook

CyberTech conference showcases cybersecurity solutions originating in Israel

<i>This column is available in a weekly newsletter called IT Best Practices. Click here to subscribe.</i><p>Mention “cybersecurity conference” and most people …

Reworked N.Y. Cybersecurity Regulation Takes Effect in March

State Eased Off More Prescriptive Guidance After Industry Voiced Concerns Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • February 17, 2017<p>New York's controversial new …

Welcome to Hong Kong's Pitch Black 'Empty Gallery'

Enter the void on the south side of Hong Kong Island.<p><i>Exhibition View, Takashi Makino’s Cinéma Concret, 2016, Courtesy of Empty Gallery, Hong Kong</i><p>In a nondescript industrial building on the south side of Hong Kong Island, there is a portal into the abyss, a series of pitch-black halls and walkways …

Hong Kong

Hackers still ahead despite advances in cyber security, says Accenture

While security has improved over the last few years, progress is not keeping pace with highly motivated attackers.<p>At a time of constantly mounting …

A Virtual Rainstorm Fills the Houston Cistern

Multidirectional flashes of light flicker and dance across hundreds of columns inside the dark architectural void of the Houston Cistern at Buffalo Bayou Park.<p>With its Mondrian-esque raindrops and simulated rain sounds, the 2009 debut of Venezuelan artist Magdalena Fernández's <i>2iPM009</i> installation …

Art

Light Art Installation Plunges Smartphone-Savvy Kids into the Digital World

Iregular's new immersive audiovisual experience teaches 8–12-year-olds about creating digital personas and giving away their data.<p>First cinema and television, then computers and the internet blurred the lines between reality and virtuality. Now, smartphones—some of which now transform into VR …

Augmented Reality

TIFF Digiplayspace melds art and technology

In its sixth year, TIFF’s Digiplayspace returns to bring entertaining and educational installations that mix art and technology.<p>Aimed at kids from 3 …

SF Guide