vulnerabilities

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?

8.21.19

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.

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.

10.3.14

Your Password Is Not Secure, and It's Not Your Fault

I consulted internet security expert Nik Cubrilovic and XKCD's Randall Munroe about how they would fix the problems in the world of passwords. Their ideas are simple, compelling, and almost impossible to implement.

4.3.13

How to Fight Like a Girl

Our new intern Gabe is apparently a seasoned girl fighter, so she put together this guide for how to fight like a girl.

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