Customer Complains About Tesla Forums, Tesla Accidentally Gives Him Control Over Them
When Dan couldn’t post on Tesla’s forum about his customer experience, he phoned customer support. But then IT gave him much more than he was expecting.
The Weakest Link
How Kevin Mitnick Stole the Source Code for the Best Cell Phone of 1992
While on the run from the feds, Kevin Mitnick stole the source code of the Motorola MicroTAC Ultralite, the most advanced cellphone at the time, with a few phone calls.
A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects 'Mr. Robot' Season 3 Episode 5: 'Runtime Error'
Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap the latest episode of the realistic hacking show.
How I Socially Engineer Myself Into High Security Facilities
A pentester shares a story that shows how social engineering can get you anywhere.
At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency for Hackers So Far This Year
2017 is on track to easily beat 2016.
We're in the money
Ethereum's Biggest Hacking Problem Is Human Greed
The "world computer" has a people problem.
Phish Me If You Can
Google Was Warned About This Week’s Mass Phishing Email Attack Six Years Ago
Six years ago, a researcher warned about the exact same "dynamite phishing" technique used to phish around one million Gmail users this week.
#Poolswiping: One Woman's Quest to Make Sneaking into Hotel Pools Go Viral
When Dutch graphic designer and digital artist Valerie van Zuijlen got bored on vacation, she decided to engineer her way into 18 exclusive Miami hotel pools.
Colbert Hacks the Instagram of 'Mr. Robot' Himself, Rami Malek | Insta of the Week
Elliot Alderson would never let this happen.
Facebook Hack Shows It’s Time to Upgrade Our Method of Verifying Identity
All you need to get around two-factor authentication is Photoshop.
How a Hacker Got Facebook to Let Him Take Over Someone Else’s Account
Aaron Thompson lost control of his Facebook account after an attacker used social engineering and a fake passport.
The 90s Hacking Trick Making a Comeback
Hackers are bringing back a cheap, dirty old trick: Macros.