vulnerability

Hacking

Teen Security Researcher Suspended for Exposing Vulnerabilities in His School’s Software

Another vulnerability that Bill Demirkapi found impacted 5,000 schools.
Joseph Cox
8.9.19
comedy

I Fulfilled My Dream of Doing Stand-Up in My Underwear

Why telling jokes with no pants is your biggest fear and my favorite gig.
Lucy Gervais
1.14.19
Hacking

Someone Is Claiming to Sell a Mass Printer Hijacking Service

After one hacker bombarded printers with a message urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie, someone is now claiming to offer a mass-printing service across the internet.
Joseph Cox
12.3.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and woman on Instagram and off
Larissa Zaidan
6.20.18
Motherboard

People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway

Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.18
PRIME BEEF

A $5 Billion Cryptocurrency Has Enraged Cryptographers

Leaked emails between IOTA developers and researchers have landed the cryptocurrency in hot water.
Daniel Oberhaus & Jordan Pearson
3.2.18
ethereum

Millions of Dollars In Ethereum Are Vulnerable to Hackers Right Now

Researchers discovered 34,200 buggy smart contracts on Ethereum.
Jordan Pearson
2.22.18
hacks

Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Were Vulnerable to Hackers for Two Years

Developers left the vulnerability unpatched for months after being alerted.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.8.18
Desus & Mero

Big K.R.I.T. Doesn't Mind Being Vulnerable

The famed rapper told Desus and Mero why he feels the need to tackle tough subjects in his music.
Sarah Bellman
12.7.17
Internet Insecurity

‘Dumb’ MacOS Bug Allowed Anyone to Get Admin Privileges Without a Password

A new bug on MacOS allowed any user to log in as the full-privilege admin user “root” just by entering root as login and pressing enter.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.28.17
Postmortems

Ethereum Wallet Company Knew About Critical Flaw That Let a User Lock Up Millions

Parity released its postmortem of the incident on Wednesday.
Jordan Pearson
11.15.17
good job

Someone ‘Accidentally’ Locked Away $150M Worth of Other People's Ethereum Funds

And a hard fork is on the table.
Jordan Pearson
11.7.17
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