Hackers Make a Fake Hand to Beat Vein Authentication
Security researchers disclosed new work at the Chaos Communication Congress showing how hackers can bypass vein based authentication.
Sources: Facebook Has Fired Multiple Employees for Snooping on Users
This week Facebook terminated an employee who allegedly abused their work-given data access to stalk women. Several sources told Motherboard about the access employees and contractors for the social media giant have.
A Visit to Facebook's Recently Opened Center for Deleting Content
Our tour of one of Germany's new content moderation centers gave us a look at Facebook’s content moderation—and what it means for the people who have to enforce its deletion rules.
Meet the Urban Explorers Who Party in Moscow's Underground Tunnels
Having a cigarette underneath Red Square.
Then the SWAT Team Rolls Up: Was a Darknet Arms Dealer Arrested on Campus?
Undercover cops arrested a 25-year-old engineering student for dealing weapons internationally.
The Fastest Bicycle on Earth
In this episode of Upgrade, we meet the Dutch team behind the VeloX3, which holds the world speed record for pedal-powered bikes.
This Kid Plans to Rid Oceans of Plastic Using Giant Nets and Natural Gyres
Twenty-year-old Boyan Slat plans to rid oceans of plastic using giant nets and natural gyres. It would be the largest structure ever built on the high seas.
The DIY Cyborg
Humanity just made a large, DIY step towards a time when everyone can upgrade themselves towards being a cyborg.