Hackaday Prize: An Autonomous Beach Art Robot (Apr 29, 2017 20:00)
Some people find it hard to look at a huge, flat expanse of floor or ground and not see...

Hacker holds Netflix to ransom over new season of Orange Is The New Black (Apr 29, 2017 18:46)
The Dark Overlord claims to have stolen and posted episodes from the forthcoming season...

The Connected Calculator with ESP8266 (Apr 29, 2017 17:01)
Calculator hacks have been around for a while now and we have seen the most action arou...

Encrypted WhatsApp Message Recovered From Westminster Terrorist's Phone (Apr 29, 2017 16:44)
Bruce66423 brings word that a terrorist's WhatsApp message has been decrypted "using te...

Wikipedia Is Being Blocked In Turkey (Apr 29, 2017 15:46)
Nine hours ago, Ilgaz wrote: The Turkey Blocks monitoring network has verified restrict...

Simple Range Testing for LoRa Modules (Apr 29, 2017 14:01)
WiFi and Bluetooth have their use cases, but both have certain demands on things like b...

Neil Gaiman Wishes American Gods Wasn’t Quite So Relevant Right Now (Apr 29, 2017 13:00)
The bestselling author says he'd "trade some of the politics and importance for a sligh...

Security News This Week: Yeah, About That Carrier Steaming Toward North Korea (Apr 29, 2017 12:00)
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but th...

Logs For A Toilet (Apr 29, 2017 11:01)
The Internet of Things, as originally envisioned in papers dating to the early to mid-9...

Here’s What Comes Next in the Fight to Save Net Neutrality (Apr 29, 2017 11:00)
The FCC this week released the first details of its long-anticipated plan to roll-back ...

Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks (Apr 29, 2017 11:00)
If you're shopping for a new portable PC, here are 10 great options. The post Our 10 Fa...

What’s Inside the Badass Backpack That’s Saving Lives in South Sudan (Apr 29, 2017 11:00)
Blocked from major operations in South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders deploys caregiver...

Space Photos of the Week: Ain’t Nobody Outshining This Sassy Star (Apr 29, 2017 11:00)
Martian gullies, dark matter, and the final journey of Cassini. The post Space Photos o...

The US Takes On the World in NATO’s Cyber War Games (Apr 29, 2017 11:00)
Last year, the US finished last in Locked Shields, NATO's cyber war games. This year, i...

Watch SpaceX Launch a Super-Secret Payload for the Feds (Apr 29, 2017 11:00)
*Cough cough* spy satellite *cough cough.* The post Watch SpaceX Launch a Super-Secret ...

Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms (Apr 29, 2017 10:00)
sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Your wireless router may be giving ...

Teensy and 3D Printer Make Beautiful Music Together (Apr 29, 2017 08:01)
[Otermrelik] wanted to experiment with the Teensy audio library and adapter. That, comb...

EPA Website Removes Climate Science Site From Public View After Two Decades (Apr 29, 2017 07:20)
Last week there were reports that the EPA climate change website was set to be taken do...

A ‘Do Not Disturb’ Digital Assistant (Apr 29, 2017 05:00)
Flow requires a certain amount of focus, and when that concentration is broken by pesky...

Trump Order Helps Offshore Drilling, Stops Marine Sanctuary Expansion (Apr 29, 2017 03:30)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In an executive order signed on ...

An Alien-Themed… Cuckoo Clock? (Apr 29, 2017 02:00)
If you are a follower of the sci-fi horror film genre then it is likely that you will b...

Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones (Apr 29, 2017 01:25)
An anonymous reader writes: "Mobile applications that open ports on Android smartphones...

Airbnb Gives In To Regulator's Demand To Test For Racial Discrimination By Hosts (Apr 29, 2017 00:45)
As part of an agreement with California regulators, Airbnb will allow the government to...

Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing (Apr 28, 2017 23:20)
Tesla and Apple have asked the state of California to change its proposed policies on s...

WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers (Apr 28, 2017 22:40)
schwit1 quotes a report from Zero Hedge: As the latest installment of it's "Vault 7" se...

A Big Change in NSA Spying Marks a Win for American Privacy (Apr 28, 2017 21:45)
The NSA won't collect the emails of US citizens just because they mention a foreign tar...

Elon Musk Layers on the Crazy With His Plan for Traffic-Killing Tunnels (Apr 28, 2017 21:40)
An appealing vision held back only by its lunacy. The post Elon Musk Layers on the Craz...

A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet (Apr 28, 2017 21:20)
A US online pet store has exposed the details of more than 110,400 credit cards used to...

NSA Halts Collection of Americans' Emails About Foreign Targets (Apr 28, 2017 19:20)
The NSA is stopping one of the most disputed forms of its warrantless surveillance prog...

The Internet-of-Things is Maturing (Apr 28, 2017 17:40)
An anonymous reader shares a report: The "Internet of Things" (IoT) category is startin...

UK was given details of alleged contacts between Trump campaign and Moscow (Apr 28, 2017 17:23)
In December the UK government was given reports by former MI6 officer Christopher Steel...

Qualcomm Says Apple To Stop Paying Royalties (Apr 28, 2017 17:20)
Apple has decided to withhold royalty payments to its contract manufacturers that are o...

Lawsuit: Fox News Group Hacked, Surveilled, and Stalked Ex-Host Andrea Tantaros (Apr 28, 2017 13:00)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Comparing their actions to the p...

Apple Patent Hints At Wirelessly Charging Your iPhone Via Wi-Fi Routers (Apr 28, 2017 10:00)
According to AppleInsider, "Apple is experimenting with medium- to long-distance wirele...

The quest to crack and preserve vintage Apple II software – tech podcast (Apr 28, 2017 09:44)
Why circumventing 1980s copy protection is the first step in saving part of tech histor...

Cybersecurity: is the office coffee machine watching you? (Apr 28, 2017 02:44)
Artificial intelligence and machine learning can identify threats to an organisation – ...

Hackers have targeted election campaign of Macron, says cyber firm (Apr 25, 2017 17:56)
Trend Mirco says it detected fake web domains for French presidential candidate on digi...

Teenage hacker jailed for masterminding attacks on Sony and Microsoft (Apr 25, 2017 14:00)
Adam Mudd jailed for two years for creating attack-for-hire business responsible for mo...

New IT Infrastructure (Apr 21, 2017 17:15)
With the publication of this blog post, I can gladly announce the transfer of the main ...

Whistleblower exposes conflict of interest at the heart of HS2 (Apr 21, 2017 14:48)
Friday, 21 April, 2017 - 15:45 A whistleblower exposed a significant conflict of intere...

Equal under the Law (Apr 21, 2017 11:26)
One of the seven guiding principles on which the policies and actions of the Pirate Par...

Teenage hackers motivated by morality not money, study finds (Apr 21, 2017 08:28)
Young people attack computer networks to impress friends and challenge political system...

Is a Vote for Your Principles a Wasted Vote? (Apr 20, 2017 16:51)
The media are full of proposals for electoral pacts and ideas for tactical voting. Thes...

Should we worry the general election will be hacked? (Apr 20, 2017 06:00)
From DDoS attacks to bots to fake news, there are many ways to influence an election. B...

Unicode trick lets hackers hide phishing URLs (Apr 19, 2017 16:02)
Some perfectly authentic looking web addresses are not what they seem and not all brows...

Let's build a ship. Together. (Apr 18, 2017 16:15)
The Pirate Party was founded on a set of core principles, with a goal of challenging co...

Hackers attacked one in five UK firms last year, survey finds (Apr 18, 2017 06:01)
British Chamber of Commerce reveals large firms most at risk from cybercrime, with many...

Local Elections Leaders Update (Apr 12, 2017 11:44)
Wednesday, 12 April, 2017 - 12:45 While we congratulate our Finnish friends of Piraatti...

Gordon Ramsay's father-in-law admits hacking chef's computers (Apr 11, 2017 12:44)
Guilty pleas by Chris Hutcheson and his sons Adam and Chris at Old Bailey, with sentenc...

Tilted device could pinpoint pin number for hackers, study claims (Apr 11, 2017 05:01)
Researchers were able to guess four-digit code with 70% accuracy at first attempt and 1...

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