NetSec

News

Someone Hacked a Billboard in Atlanta to Display Goatse

The, uhh, gaping security hole was pointed out to the billboard company just a day before the hack.
Jason Koebler
5.15.15
Power

I Spent a Day Learning How to Hack Alongside Wall Street's Financial Consultants

The best way to keep yourself safe from hackers is to learn how to hack yourself.
Jason Koebler
4.29.15
Culture

The Man Who Published 10 Million Real Usernames and Passwords Defends Himself

'People don't realize that hundreds of thousands of passwords are hacked and released every day.'
Jason Koebler
2.11.15
Power

Homeland Security Has 'No Strategy' for Preventing Hacks on Federal Buildings

The agency has no strategy, no organizational structure, and no idea what resources it needs to protect federal buildings from hackers.
Jason Koebler
1.13.15
Twitter

Some Docs Leaked by CENTCOM Twitter Hackers Were Not Public, Army Says

But let's not freak out about it.
Jason Koebler & Jordan Pearson
1.12.15
security

This App Claims to Know When Police Are Tracking You with Fake Cell Towers

SnoopSnitch can detect Stingrays, and its founders want to create maps that track where they are abused.
Jason Koebler
12.30.14
politics

The Sony Hack Is Not an Excuse to Pass Bad Cybersecurity Laws

“This will be a case study I can guarantee will be both used and misused in everything from legislation to cybersecurity sales pitches.”
Jason Koebler
12.18.14
Facebook

How to Use Someone Else's Tinder and Facebook Accounts on Your Phone

Assuming you are very good at working with command prompts and your friend leaves his computer unattended.
Robert Heaton
12.18.14