security research

security research

Feds Expand Security Researchers' Ability to Hack Without Going to Jail

"No researcher wants to end up in jail for discovering a vulnerability."
Karl Bode
10.29.18
How Hacking Works

Motherboard Hacking Livestream: Cracking MMORPGs

Join us on YouTube or Facebook to learn how hacking works.
Jason Koebler
11.15.17
How Hacking Works

Motherboard Hacking Livestream: How to Pwn a Router

Join us on YouTube or Facebook to learn how hacking works.
Jason Koebler
11.14.17
black hat

Hacker Says He Broke Through Samsung's Secure Smartphone Platform

When his rooting exploit worked on plenty of Android devices but failed on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, researcher Di Shen decided to dig into KNOX.
Joseph Cox
7.26.17
security

It's Incredibly Easy to Tamper with Someone's Flight Plan, Anywhere on the Globe

Hackers can gain access to and manipulate flight information because of aging legacy systems.
Joseph Cox
12.26.16
security

How White Hat Hackers Stole Crypto Keys from an Offline Laptop in Another Room

"The attacks are completely non-intrusive: we did not modify the targets or open their chassis."
Joseph Cox
2.15.16
News

Pirate Hackers Can Easily Spy on Ships Through Insecure 'Black Boxes'

A security researcher also warns that crew members can easily hide evidence of accidents or malfeasance.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.9.15
security

Hackers Threaten Security Researchers: 'We'll Analyze Your Brain with a Bullet'

Researchers from Citizen Lab received the threats while investigating state-sponsored hacking in South America.
Joseph Cox
12.9.15
Facebook

This Next-Gen Stingray Uses Facebook and WhatsApp Messages to Track Users

Researchers will demo a Stingray capable of attacking over LTE networks in Helsinki.
Joseph Cox
10.28.15
News

DARPA Gave a Company $500K to Keep Tabs on White Hat Hackers

The US government wants to figure out what security researchers are up to.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.27.15
short circuit

The Kardashian-Jenner Family’s New Sites Left Tons of User Data Exposed

The sites’ developer has since silenced the coder who found the hole.
Rachel Pick
9.17.15
News

Apple Is Moving Quickly to Fix Thunderstrike Bug

The Thunderstrike 2 worm will be patched in the next version of OS X.
Clinton Nguyen
8.5.15