People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway
Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.
A $5 Billion Cryptocurrency Has Enraged Cryptographers
Leaked emails between IOTA developers and researchers have landed the cryptocurrency in hot water.
Daniel Oberhaus & Jordan Pearson
Millions of Dollars In Ethereum Are Vulnerable to Hackers Right Now
Researchers discovered 34,200 buggy smart contracts on Ethereum.
Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Were Vulnerable to Hackers for Two Years
Developers left the vulnerability unpatched for months after being alerted.
‘Dumb’ MacOS Bug Allowed Anyone to Get Admin Privileges Without a Password
A new bug on MacOS allowed any user to log in as the full-privilege admin user “root” just by entering root as login and pressing enter.
Ethereum Wallet Company Knew About Critical Flaw That Let a User Lock Up Millions
Parity released its postmortem of the incident on Wednesday.
Someone ‘Accidentally’ Locked Away $150M Worth of Other People's Ethereum Funds
And a hard fork is on the table.
Equifax Was Warned
Last year, a security researcher alerted Equifax that anyone could have stolen the personal data of all Americans. The company failed to heed the warning.
Power Plants Are Hackable Because Employees Are Still Using Pagers
Many use the vintage gadget to send and receive unencrypted messages, leaving huge systems vulnerable to infiltration and attack.
Bug in Domino's Pizza App Allowed Hackers to Get Free Pizza for Life
Well, until they 'fessed up.
Wetherspoons Hacker Speaks: 'I Did It Simply Because I Could'
The hacker wouldn't specify what vulnerability led to the breach, but was “surprised that no one else has done the same up to this point.”
Google Is Fixing a Dangerous Gmail Bug That Could Let Others Impersonate You
The internet giant vowed to fix a bug in the Gmail Android app after initially underestimating the flaw.
VICE on TV
© 2018 VICE Media LLC
Watch more from Motherboard
© 2018 VICE Media LLC