wifi

food news

Old Bay Seasoning Tracked Down This Woman Because of Her Wi-Fi Network's Name

A Brooklyn woman set up her Wi-Fi network, named it "oldbayseasoning," and never thought of it again. Five years later, the company started looking for her.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.12.19
Hacking

These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer

It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
Joseph Cox
8.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Extremely Offline Teen Broke into Sleeping Family's Home to Get Online

He apparently had run out of data.
River Donaghey
7.26.18
X-Ray Vision

MIT Device Uses Wi-Fi to ‘See’ Through Walls and Track Your Movements

Researchers have been working on this technology since the 70s, and it’s getting more precise.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.13.18
Moveable

The 5G Network Probably Won’t Be Good Enough for Self-Driving Cars

Car-to-car meshnets could enable self-driving cars where there’s no internet.
Tracey Lindeman
12.13.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How to Protect Yourself from the Wi-Fi Pineapple

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we discuss how to guard against a sophisticated, yet easy-to-execute form of hacking.
VICE Staff
11.21.17
Internet Hygiene

How to Use Public WiFi Without Getting Hacked

If you must use it, here’s how to stay safe.
Katherine Gillespie
7.5.17
GOOD or BAD

Do Wi-Fi and Cell Service Belong in Our National Parks?

Yellowstone National Park wants to go 4G, and some environmentalists aren’t happy.
Sarah Emerson
6.23.17
brain to screen

Controlling Computers With Our Mind is Getting Easier...Slowly

MindDesktop is an order of magnitude faster than other mind control PC interfaces.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.31.17
Internet

Why It Takes So Damn Long to Connect to a Wi-Fi Network

Researchers offer an explanation for and solution to that annoying wait for an access point to actually connect.
Michael Byrne
1.23.17
SURVEILLANCE

Soon WiFi Will Be Able To Tell Not Just Where You Are, But If You're Breathing

New experiments demonstrate indoor WiFi positioning down to a single centimeter.
Michael Byrne
1.8.17
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of the Internet of Things?

Will the robot uprising start in our kitchens?
Mike Pearl
1.4.17
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