Another Day Another Hack

We Asked a Hacker Who Spoke to a Guy Through His Nest Cam Why He Did It

The Anonymous Calgary Hivemind has been systematically hacking into smart home security cameras to warn their owners.
Kaleigh Rogers

Hacker Talks to Arizona Man Directly Through His IoT Security Camera

The man identified himself as a “white hat hacker” and part of the “Anonymous Calgary Mindhive.”
Kaleigh Rogers

NASA’s InSight Lander Is Already Snapping Amazing Pictures of Mars

On its first sol on the red planet, the mission sent home images of a dusty landscape, a lander selfie, and a wide shot of Mars from space.
Becky Ferreira

Watch This 'Headless Chicken Monster' Crawl the Deep Southern Ocean

This unusually mobile species of sea cucumber has only been captured on film once before, in the Gulf of Mexico.
Becky Ferreira

Facebook Knows You Don’t Want to Trust Its Portal Camera

After so many privacy issues in the last two years, the social media company is hoping that putting security front and center will lure users to its new product.
Kaleigh Rogers
Over Exposures

Republicans Are Trying to Pull America Out of Another Global Treaty

Experts say depriving Air Force funding for four-engine OC-135 surveillance planes is part of a GOP effort to force the US to withdraw from Open Skies, a 1992 arms-verification treaty.
David Axe
geek dreams

The ‘Fair Trade’ Smartphone Now Has an Upgradeable, Modular Camera

We all know that’s the main reason to upgrade.
Kaleigh Rogers
penguin friends

These Penguincams Are the Break From Chaos Everyone Needs Right Now

It’s only a matter of time until these Gentoo penguins start vlogging.
Jacob Dubé

At Def Con, No Furry Masks Allowed at the Casino

Foiled by furries
Samantha Cole
The internet of hackable things

Nasty Bug Left Thousands of Internet of Things Devices Open to Hackers

Security researchers have found a new bug that would allow hackers to take full control of several types of Internet of Things devices.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
say cheese

Camera Traps Are Now Watching Poachers, Instead of Wildlife

Panthera, a big cat conservation group, brought former IBM engineers on to custom build the camera traps.
Kaleigh Rogers

California Spent Nearly $1.8 Million on Controversial Facial Recognition Software

NeoFace is capable of 1,500,000 searches a day, and appears to be fully integrated with a massive array of police databases.
Curtis Waltman