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Strange Loops
Strange Loops

Watch This Hacked NES 'Reverse Emulate' Super Nintendo Games

The hacker who pulled it off says it could be a preview of what it’ll look like if we start adding new capabilities to the human brain.
Jon Christian
5.30.18
hacks
hacks

Canadian Banks Say ‘Fraudsters’ Stole Information From at Least 40,000 Customers

Attackers electronically accessed personal and account information from clients at Simplii Financial and the Bank of Montreal.
Jordan Pearson
5.28.18
comcast
comcast

For the Love of God, Stop Renting Routers From Comcast

A bug in Comcast’s router and modem activation process potentially exposed the private data of millions of customers who rented hardware from the company.
Karl Bode
5.24.18
Motherboard's Security Tuneup
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

Put an Extra Passcode On Your Cellphone Account

Your cellphone number is the key to your entire online identity. Criminals are increasingly targeting people's phone numbers as a way to steal their identities and break into their most sensitive accounts.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.22.18
Motherboard's Security Tuneup
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

You Should Take Five Minutes to Update Your OS and Apps

For day one of our digital security tuneup, take a minute to update all your operating systems.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.18
Motherboard's Security Tuneup
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

Introducing Motherboard’s Digital Security Tuneup

Join us every day for one week to get your data on lock.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.11.18
Instagram
Instagram

A Computer-Generated, Pro-Trump Instagram Model Said She Hacked Lil Miquela, Another CGI Instagram Model

The profile of Lil Miquela, who has nearly a million followers, has been replaced with images of a new CGI model called Bermuda.
Jason Koebler
4.17.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

An Anonymous YouTube Video Has Started a Battle in the Secretive Secure Phone Industry

"Secure phone" companies are fighting with each other after someone posted a video claiming to hack one of the devices.
Joseph Cox
1.24.18
hacks
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
hacks
hacks

Hackers Hijacked an Internet Provider to Mine Cryptocurrency with Laptops In Starbucks

This is an evolution of a popular scheme.
Jordan Pearson
12.14.17
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hacks

An Alleged Ethereum Hacker Gave Back $3 Million and Nobody Knows Why

This is unheard of.
Jordan Pearson
9.21.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Researchers Link CCleaner Hack to Cyberespionage Group

Experts believe a state-sponsored hacker was behind the attack, which affected 2.2 million people.
Lucian Constantin
9.21.17