Seven Film Studios Want 41 Web Sites Blocked By Australian ISPs (Feb 25, 2017 21:34)
angry tapir writes: A group of film studios is undertaking what is set to be the most s...

Do you trust your hard drive indication light? (Feb 25, 2017 21:00)
Researchers in the past have exfiltrated information through air gaps by blinking all s...

FAA Warns More Drones Are Flying Near Airports (Feb 25, 2017 19:34)
Between February and September of 2016, there were 1,274 reports of drones near airport...

Ask Hackaday: Bitten by the Crocodile Clip (Feb 25, 2017 18:01)
I have a love/hate relationship with the crocodile clip. Nothing is so quick to lash to...

Are Your Slack Conversations Really Private and Secure? (Feb 25, 2017 16:34)
An anonymous reader writes: "Chats that seem to be more ephemeral than email are still ...

Tindie Chat: All About Certifications (Feb 25, 2017 16:30)
The chat functionality on Hackaday.io is quickly turning into the nexus of all things a...

Growing Plants on Mars… on Earth (Feb 25, 2017 15:01)
One of the biggest challenges of traveling to Mars is that it’s far away. That mi...

Hiding From the Law Is Now Pretty Much Impossible (Feb 25, 2017 14:00)
CBS's new reality series 'Hunted' shows many of the ways investigators track people on ...

Simple and Effective Car Lock Jammer Detector (Feb 25, 2017 12:01)
[Andrew Nohawk], has noticed a spike of car break-ins and thefts — even in broad ...

The Internet Made ‘Fake News’ a Thing—Then Made It Nothing (Feb 25, 2017 12:00)
As an epithet that defines and dominates the current political moment, "fake news" has ...

Security News This Week: The Latest Netflix Release Is a Personal Security Check-Up (Feb 25, 2017 12:00)
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but th...

Space Photos of the Week: This Is What the Oldest Light in the Universe Looks Like (Feb 25, 2017 12:00)
Space photos of the week, February 19 — 25, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: Th...

Google’s Lawsuit Against Uber Revolves Around Frickin’ Lasers (Feb 25, 2017 12:00)
Google spent years developing its lidar system—and says Uber stole the whole thing. The...

A Whole Lot of Magma Is Lurking Under Taipei (Feb 25, 2017 10:30)
A new study suggests a magmatic system as large as 350 cubic kilometers sits below the ...

Arizona Bill Would Make Students In Grades 4-12 Participate Once In An Hour of Code (Feb 25, 2017 10:00)
theodp writes: Christopher Silavong of Cronkite News reports: "A bill, introduced by [A...

The Fab Lab Next Door: DIY Semiconductors (Feb 25, 2017 09:00)
You think you’ve got it going on because you can wire up some eBay modules and ma...

Ham Goes Nuts for Tiny Transmitter (Feb 25, 2017 06:00)
What’s the minimal BOM for a working amateur radio transmitter? Looks like you ca...

Appeals Court: You Have the Right To Film the Police (Feb 25, 2017 02:05)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A divided federal appeals court ...

ZeniMax Files Injunction To Stop Oculus From Selling VR Headsets (Feb 25, 2017 01:25)
ZeniMax, the parent company of Fallout and Skyrim developer Bethesda, has filed for an ...

Killing Kim Jong Nam With VX Nerve Agent Crossed a ‘Red Line’ (Feb 25, 2017 00:39)
The apparent assassination of Kim Jong-un's half-brother sets of alarms for chemical we...

World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature (Feb 25, 2017 00:05)
An anonymous reader writes from a report via BleepingComputer: Necurs, the world's larg...

FCC To Halt Rule That Protects Your Private Data From Security Breaches (Feb 24, 2017 23:20)
According to Ars Technica, "The Federal Communications Commission plans to halt impleme...

It’s Eagles vs. Drones, Plus the Week’s Other Prizefights (Feb 24, 2017 22:47)
We're proud to bring NextDraft—the most righteous, most essential newsletter on the web...

Security Lapse Exposed New York Airport's Critical Servers For a Year (Feb 24, 2017 22:00)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: A security lapse at a New York internat...

Hip to Be Square (Feb 24, 2017 19:17)
Where else can Instagram go from here? The post Hip to Be Square appeared first on WIRED .

The Oscars Have Always Been Self-Important. Now It’s For a Reason (Feb 24, 2017 18:00)
Simply by dint of its political stature, it's become the most important awards show of ...

Founder of India's $4 Smartphone Firm Arrested on Allegations of Fraud (Feb 24, 2017 14:00)
Remember the $4 smartphone from India? Yeah, things haven't really materialized. Reuter...

Alphabet's Waymo Sues Uber For Allegedly Stealing Self-Driving Secrets (Feb 24, 2017 13:00)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: It took Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo seven...

Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web (Feb 24, 2017 10:00)
ShaunC writes: In a bug that's been christened "Cloudbleed," Cloudflare disclosed today...

Self-Driving Cars Should Be Liable For Accidents, Not the Passengers: UK Government (Feb 24, 2017 03:30)
"Electric charging points at all major motorway services and petrol stations, and the o...

Judge Rules Against Forced Fingerprinting (Feb 23, 2017 23:40)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Stack: A federal judge in Chicago has rule...

Cellebrite Can Now Unlock Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus (Feb 23, 2017 23:00)
Patrick O'Neill writes: A year after the battle between the FBI and Apple over unlockin...

If Trump hates leaks, he needs to give up his phone | John Naughton (Feb 19, 2017 07:00)
The leader of the free world’s ‘invincible ignorance’ about cybersecurity is worrying i...

Yahoo issues new warning of potentially malicious activity on accounts (Feb 15, 2017 20:17)
Hackers potentially accessed accounts between 2015 and 2016, and the warning comes two ...

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone calls for investigation of alleged Russia links (Feb 15, 2017 17:12)
Stone, who’s named as one of four individuals under FBI observation over alleged contac...

British political parties ask GCHQ for advice on preventing cyber-attacks (Feb 14, 2017 18:57)
Ciaran Martin, head of UK National Cyber Security Centre, says he expects formal reques...

Private sector must join battle against cyber-attacks, says Hammond (Feb 14, 2017 00:01)
National Cyber Security Centre to be formally opened as chancellor warns of sophisticat...

Russia suspected over hacking attack on Italian foreign ministry (Feb 10, 2017 12:56)
Exclusive: Italian government official says no classified emails were compromised in at...

Russian hacking group's 'last member at liberty' comes out of the shadows (Feb 9, 2017 06:00)
‘Alexander’ tells how Shaltai-Boltai, or Humpty Dumpty, terrorised Russian officials fo...

I ran Clinton's campaign, and I fear Russia is meddling with more than elections | Robby Mook (Feb 7, 2017 19:51)
Vladimir Putin wants to extend his influence beyond the ballot box and into the very fa...

Hypocrisy of the west over fake news claim | Letters (Feb 5, 2017 18:01)
The defence secretary, Michael Fallon, appears ignorant of well-established UK and US m...

Leader's Update: Weigh Anchor! We've got work to do! (Feb 3, 2017 15:52)
Hello fellow Pirates Our party is about political engagement and so regardless of how y...

NEC Election Results - 2017 (Feb 3, 2017 11:09)
Ahoy Pirates, So the results of our recent NEC Elections are as follows: Deputy Leader:...

Nato must defend western democracy against Russian hacking, say Fallon (Feb 3, 2017 08:12)
UK defence secretary accuses Moscow of ‘weaponising misinformation’ to disable democrat...

Skills shortage 'harming UK's ability to protect itself from cyber-attacks' (Feb 3, 2017 00:01)
Government does not appear to have a coordinated strategy and agencies tasked with safe...

Russia accuses cybersecurity experts of treasonous links to CIA (Jan 31, 2017 23:19)
Rumours swirl of connection to revelations about US election hacking, as state media sa...

Czech cyber-attack: Russia suspected of hacking diplomats’ emails (Jan 31, 2017 19:12)
Scale and sophistication of hack points to foreign state, says Czech foreign minister, ...

New CIA director pledges crackdown on whistleblowers (Jan 30, 2017 15:04)
Monday, 30 January, 2017 - 15:00 Mike Pompeo, the newly-confirmed director of the Unite...

Habitica app review: roleplay your way to completing your to-do list (Jan 27, 2017 18:31)
Love playing Pokémon Go but hate your Evernote to-do list? Habitica was designed just f...

Alleged hacker held in Prague at center of 'intense' US-Russia tug of war (Jan 27, 2017 08:30)
Yevgeniy Nikulin faces extradition requests from both countries amid lingering disquiet...

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