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A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects 'Mr. Robot' Season 3 Episode 5: 'Runtime Error'

Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap the latest episode of the realistic hacking show.
Yael Grauer
11.10.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

How I Socially Engineer Myself Into High Security Facilities

A pentester shares a story that shows how social engineering can get you anywhere.
Sophie Daniel
10.20.17
cryptocurrency
cryptocurrency

At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency for Hackers So Far This Year

2017 is on track to easily beat 2016.
Jordan Pearson
9.12.17
We're in the money
We're in the money

Ethereum's Biggest Hacking Problem Is Human Greed

The "world computer" has a people problem.
Jordan Pearson
8.21.17
Phish Me If You Can
Phish Me If You Can

Google Was Warned About This Week’s Mass Phishing Email Attack Six Years Ago

Six years ago, a researcher warned about the exact same "dynamite phishing" technique used to phish around one million Gmail users this week.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.4.17
Facebook
Facebook

Facebook Hack Shows It’s Time to Upgrade Our Method of Verifying Identity

All you need to get around two-factor authentication is Photoshop.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.28.16
News
News

How a Hacker Got Facebook to Let Him Take Over Someone Else’s Account

Aaron Thompson lost control of his Facebook account after an attacker used social engineering and a fake passport.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.28.16
Hacking
Hacking

The 90s Hacking Trick Making a Comeback

Hackers are bringing back a cheap, dirty old trick: Macros.
Joseph Cox
6.2.16
News
News

How a Hacker Can Take Over Your Life by Hijacking Your Phone Number

A social engineering expert exposes how easy it’s for anyone to take over pre-paid cellphone numbers in the UK.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.4.16
amazon
amazon

Amazon Could Be Giving Out Your Home Address to Strangers

A blogger claims the online chat support gave out a blogger’s home address to strangers three times.
Bryson Masse
1.25.16
Toronto
Toronto

Meet the Real-Life Mr. Robot

Confessions of a professional cyber stalker.
J.M. Porup
10.20.15
Twitter
Twitter

A Flaw in Twitter's Sign Up Process Can Reveal Your Friends to Impersonators

The social network's suggestions for who to follow are to blame.
Matthew Braga
8.17.15