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Tesla hackers explain how they did it at Defcon

At the digital security conference, Kevin Mahaffey and Marc Rogers explain how they hacked a Tesla Model S -- and why you shouldn't be too alarmed.<p><i>Note: As stated below, Tesla has already patched many of the vulnerabilities discussed here in a recent patch.</i><p>LAS VEGAS -- It is very difficult to hack …

Information Security

16 of the most impressive national parks in the US (PHOTOS)

EVERY BIT of wilderness on the planet is impressive, but some places are special for unique reasons. There’s arguably no better educational tool for …

A lot of apps you don't even remember using may be tracking your Facebook activity — here's how to stop them

Deleting it doesn't necessarily rescind the permissions you granted to the app to watch your Facebook activity.<p>So, once in a while, it's a good idea to look at the apps that have access to your Facebook and tell Facebook to stop sharing stuff with the ones you are no longer using.<p>Finding this stuff …

A Hacker Reveals How Your Fingerprint Could Be Easier To Hack Than A Traditional Password

At the 31st annual Chaos Computer Club conference in Hamburg, Germany, Popular Science reports a hacker named Jan "Starbug" Krissler pointed out the flaws in biometric password technology, like the fingerprint sensor found on an iPhone 6.<p>Krissler said pictures of people's hands and fingers can be …

Technology News, Analysis, Comments and Product Reviews for IT Professionals

Just In<p>Today on ZDNet<p>Samsung's AI assistant Bixby will be made available in robot cleaners and ovens as the South Korean tech giant continues to …

Product Reviews

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan civilization, according to new research.<p>Scientists from Rice University and Louisiana State University found evidence in Belize’s Great Blue Hole, a …

Archaeology

The Biggest Security Threats We'll Face in 2015

As the clock strikes midnight on the new year, so begins the countdown to a new round of security threats and breaches that doubtless will unfold in …

Best Home Furnishings Posts of 2014

10. The Abyss Table by Christopher Duffy for Duffy London<br>Duffy London’s dramatic coffee pairs layers of wood and glass to become a mesmerizing …

Report: Microsoft’s browser for Windows 10 won’t be Internet Explorer

Instead, new Chrome-like browser codenamed "Spartan" will ship alongside IE11.<p>Version 11 might be the end of the line for Microsoft’s Internet …

Ambitious iPhone keyboard gets quick funding on Kickstarter

Next Keyboard — an app claiming to be the "perfect keyboard" for the iPhone — reached its funding goal just two days after it was launched on …

10 best Steve Jobs emails

Steve Jobs has been dead three years, but his words live on -- and continue to be used against him.<p>Emails sent by Jobs have surfaced once again in a class action lawsuit brought against Apple (AAPL) for making iTunes the exclusive store for iPod music. Jobs' emails are characteristically frank, …

This Will Revolutionize Education

How Facebook protects your account and passwords from hackers

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr/SpencerEHoltaway<p>Facebook provided more details on Friday how it attempts to protect the account information and …

Hackers: they're 'superheroes' that 'change the world'

Hackers, CyFI tells the audience at WIRED Next Generation, are good people. "They're the superheroes that help fix flaws in the internet so that it's …

The Internet Is Getting Too Big, And It's Becoming A Problem For Some Service Providers

Recent reports suggest the system that routers use to share the map of the internet with one another has grown too large for some older routers to handle — which could result in poor connectivity.<p>The problem is, older routers can only process a certain number of routes contained in this internet …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Around the World in 360° Degrees - 3 Year Epic Selfie