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9.23.19

How Google Changed the Secretive Market for the Most Dangerous Hacks in the World

For five years, Google has funded Project Zero, a team of hackers with the sole mission of finding bugs in whatever software they wanted to research, be it Google’s or somebody else’s. Are they making the internet safer?

8.28.19

Media Is Crawling With Bugs

Roaches at the 'Washington Post.' Bedbugs at the 'New York Times.' Some sort of carpenter ant situation at VICE. What's with all the bugs?

8.21.19

Security Researchers Find Several Bugs in Nest Security Cameras

Cisco Talos researchers report finding eight security vulnerabilities in the Nest Cam IQ that can allow attackers to take over the camera, prevent its use or allow code execution.

8.19.19

Hacker Releases First Public Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhones in Years

Apple accidentally unpatched a vulnerability it had already fixed, making current versions of iOS vulnerable to hackers.

7.26.19

Cybersecurity Firm Drops Code for the Incredibly Dangerous Windows ‘BlueKeep’ Vulnerability

Researchers from U.S. government contractor Immunity have developed a working exploit for the feared Windows bug known as BlueKeep.

7.3.19

Hackers Hijacked VR Chatrooms to Manipulate Users' Reality

Security researchers found critical vulnerabilities in three different virtual reality applications that would have allowed hackers to take control of victims’ computers.

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3.22.19

This Scientist Is Letting an Insect Grow In Him as a Rite Of Passage

‘It's kinda weird, you can feel it moving around so I joke to my wife that 'it's kicking, it's kicking,' like it's a baby inside of me. ‘

2.13.19

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Naming an Animal After Your Ex and Having It Killed

"Let our 1,000-pound brown bears tear into your ex."

11.7.18

Eating Caterpillars for Protein with a Pro Football Player

Jabar Westerman of the Montreal Alouettes used to be a vegan, but he found it difficult to get all of the protein that he needed in one meal. So instead of turning to traditional meat or chicken, he began eating caterpillars.

10.31.18

We Asked Mediums to Ask Dead People What the Scariest Halloween Costume Is

Between a blond woman from former Yugoslavia named Karen, a World War I veteran with great posture, and Jimi Hendrix, the dead had a lot to say.

9.6.18

We Regret to Inform You 7,000 Live Bugs and Spiders Are Missing from a Museum

Along with entire colonies of cockroaches, snakes, and something called a "red spot assassin bug."

8.23.18

A Brief History of People Finding Weird Shit in Their Ears

Worst. Google search. Ever.

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