bugs

Hacking

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.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.3.19
Science

This Scientist Is Letting an Insect Grow in Him as a Rite of Passage

"It's kind of 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."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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."
River Donaghey
2.13.19
Comics!

'Allie the Ladybug Collects Aphids,' Today's Comic by Allison Conway

Allie fetches her dinner in this cute comic by Allison Conway.
Allison Conway
2.4.19
Hacking

Bugs on Epic Games Site Allowed Hackers to Login to Any ‘Fortnite’ Player’s Account

A security firm found that hackers could have logged into the accounts of any Fortnite player, potentially stealing their credit card information, or listening in on their conversations.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.16.19
tech

You Can Now Get $1 Million for Hacking WhatsApp and iMessage

Companies that buy and sell exploits, or zero-days, are now willing to offer seven figures for hacks that allow spies and cops to steal WhatsApp, iMessage and other chat app messages.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.7.19
bugs

These Lawyers Want to Sue Bethesda Over 'Fallout 76' Refunds

Migliaccio & Rathod is talking to angry customers and preparing a class action lawsuit against Bethesda.
Matthew Gault
11.28.18
Opinion

The Internet Has a Huge C/C++ Problem and Developers Don't Want to Deal With It

What do Heartbleed, WannaCry, and million dollar iPhone bugs have in common?
Alex Gaynor
11.15.18
Motherboard

Climate Change May Practically Sterilize Male Insects

Male reproductive damage under heat wave conditions could be contributing to biodiversity declines in the Anthropocene.
Becky Ferreira
11.13.18
bug diet

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.
VICE Sports
11.7.18
Halloween

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.
Drew Schwartz
10.30.18
bugs

The 'Fallout 76' Beta Is Here and It’s Going to Be Buggy as Hell

Bethesda is launching a new game, which means hours of fun, and thousands of new bugs.
Matthew Gault
10.23.18
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