machines

Knightscope

Washington DC’s Fallen Robo Cop Has Been Replaced, Will Never Be Forgotten

RIP Security Steve.
Samantha Cole
7.20.17
hoverboards

Heads Up, Hoverboarders: Hackers Could've Hijacked Your Deck Mid-Hover

Researchers gained remote access to a rider's Segway via the official app.
Ben Sullivan
7.19.17
Right to fly

Drone Hackers Are Pissed at the Guy Who Flew Near an Airliner

“Ruining the hobby for everyone.”
Ben Sullivan
7.18.17
line of duty

Robo Cop Found Floating in Public Fountain

Sad beep.
Samantha Cole
7.17.17
the cyber

It’s Time to Stop Comparing Exploits to Physical Weapons

Analogies may seem helpful, but often they are inaccurate, and only lead to a misinformed debate.
Joseph Cox
7.17.17
Inhuman Kind

How Worried Should You Be About the AK-47 Company’s New Killer Robots?

Russia-based Kalashnikov Group says it's developing a military AI. But don't panic quite yet.
David Axe
7.17.17
Right to fly

We Talked to the Guy Selling a Pre-Hacked Drone on eBay

Brand new, never flown, rooted.
Ben Sullivan
7.14.17
DRONES

This Video Shows How a Drone Creates Airport Chaos

An air traffic controller's view.
Ben Sullivan
7.11.17
Right to fly

DJI Is Locking Down Its Drones Against a Growing Army of DIY Hackers

Drone hackers have forced DJI into an arms race.
Ben Sullivan
7.7.17
What Is the iPhone?

What I Learned By Talking to 201 iPhone Case Factories

I tried to find out more about Apple's next iPhone by getting closer to the source.
Ben Sullivan
6.27.17
crypto wars

The UK Has a Dirty Secret for Spying on Encrypted Messages: Hacking

Members of the media and some politicians are near-constantly talking about accessing terrorist communications, but are ignoring one of the most viable solutions.
Joseph Cox
6.27.17
taking the fight offline

Wikileaks Docs Show How the CIA Allegedly Infected Offline Computers

There’s sometimes a way around an air-gap.
Joseph Cox
6.22.17