Now You Can Watch the Nuclear Apocalypse Unfold in VR
It's spectator mode only, but at least there's more to look at besides maps and stats.
A Sex Toy Lawsuit Highlights Privacy Concerns Around 'Smart' Dildos
The plaintiff claims that the We-Vibe sex toy collected all sorts of data without her knowledge.
Surprise! Scans Suggest Hackers Put IMSI-Catchers All Over Defcon
Hackers gonna hack.
In The Future, We'll Leave Software Bug Hunting to the Machines
In the future, having AI that can help humans find bugs won’t just be practical, but a necessity.
Female Hackers Still Face Harassment at Conferences
From sexist assumptions to ass-grabbing, women report problems at hacking and security conferences.
Bots, Phishing, Malware: How Hackers Target Steam Users
Researchers find hackers using increasingly sophisticated methods to go after lucrative in-game inventories.
Why Were Plans for a 2.5-Mile Anonymizing Wi-Fi Extender 'Proxyham' Killed?
The creator of a device that allowed anonymous Wi-Fi connections from 2.5 miles away abruptly stopped its development.
With This Device You Can Connect Anonymously To Wi-Fi 2.5 Miles Away
Proxyham is designed to give whistleblowers and dissidents an extra layer of protection when connecting to the internet.
When the FBI Found Out About Def Con’s ‘Spot the Fed’ Contest
Spoiler alert: feds go to hacker conferences.
The Rise of the Hackbots
DARPA is trying to find out whether robots will ever replace hackers.
The Most Realistic Cold War Game Is a Boredom Simulator
'ICBM' lampoons the horror of nuclear war.
Let's Play NSA! The Hackers Open-Sourcing Top Secret Spy Tools
Michael Ossmann and a merry band of hackers are rebuilding the NSA's most secret weapons—for science.