The use of ransomware has been on the rise in recent times. Earlier this year, a hospital in Hollywood paid $17,000 in Bitcoin to hackers who’d encrypted its files so they’d unlock them; a Canadian university
In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné he’s
Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders. Ever since
How Anonymous incited online vigilantism from Tunisia to Ferguson. In the mid-nineteen-seventies, when Christopher Doyon was a child in rural Maine, he spent hours chatting with strangers on CB radio.
Last weekend, thousands of hackers joined security experts, federal agents, and general enthusiasts for the annual DEF CON conference in Las Vegas. They came to attend talks on hacking methods and compete
Las Vegas — If you’re a hacker, a really good one, you now have even more career choices awaiting you — assuming you’re not a convicted felon. At the Black Hat hacker conference last week, noted cyber
As part of a recent Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE/X) conference presentation, forensic scientist and iPhone jailbreak expert Jonathan Zdziarski detailed several backdoor security mechanisms that are secretly
Another day, another bipedal robot that will eventually run you down and crush you! This new robot, called the Raptor, can run 26 miles an hour without falling over and even jump over obstacles. The robot,
Thijs Suijten and Menno Luiten are the co-founder and developer for Famatic. Every startup needs money. How to get that initial investment is where there is a choice: find a suitable investor, bootstrap,
The first major victory in domestic drone court. In the above video, a drone piloted by Austrian Raphael "Trappy" Pirker flew over, and filmed, the University of Virginia's medical school campus. Pirker
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