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net neutrality
net neutrality

The FCC Says Net Neutrality Lawsuits Are Moot Because It Already Repealed Net Neutrality

The agency is using an arcane strategy to try to shut down some of the efforts to restore net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
5 minutes ago
Solve the Internet
Solve the Internet

Solve the Internet Crossword Puzzle: August 15, 2018

This week's puzzle is shaken, not stirred.
Caleb Madison
8 minutes ago
Digital Politics
Digital Politics

How Facebook and Google Win By Embedding in Political Campaigns

A new report from the Campaign for Accountability details the questionable role of internet platforms in election races.
Sarah Emerson
2 hours ago
noodle physics
noodle physics

Finally, We Know How to Break Dry Spaghetti Noodles Perfectly In Half

A bend and a twist make dry noodles break in half, instead of shattering all over the kitchen.
Samantha Cole
3 hours ago
DDoS
DDoS

Lawmakers Want to Know Why Ajit Pai Made Up DDOS Attack, Lied to Congress

FCC boss Ajit Pai finds himself in hot water over the attack that wasn’t.
Karl Bode
20 hours ago
Shinil Scam
Shinil Scam

Police Suspect a Shipwreck Filled With Tons of Gold Was a Cryptocurrency Scam

All traces of Shinil Group are vanishing from the internet.
Daniel Oberhaus
Jordan Pearson
20 hours ago
maybe not
maybe not

Putting Stickers On Your Laptop Is Probably a Bad Security Idea

From border crossings to hacking conferences, that Bitcoin or political sticker may be worth leaving on a case at home.
Joseph Cox
21 hours ago
deepfakes
deepfakes

There Is No Tech Solution to Deepfakes

Funding technological solutions to algorithmically-generated fake videos only puts a bandage on the deeper issues of consent and media literacy.
Samantha Cole
21 hours ago
cybercrime
cybercrime

FBI Is Reportedly Warning Banks That Hackers Are Planning to Make A Global Run on ATMs

Unlimited operations typically take advantage of weak cybersecurity at smaller banking institutions and allow hackers to make coordinated runs on ATMs.
Daniel Oberhaus
a day ago
tesla
tesla

Mechanics are Putting Electric Tesla Motors in Audis and Mazdas

Watch a formerly gas guzzling Audi S5 run whisper-quiet with a Tesla motor and battery.
Matthew Gault
a day ago
conspiracy theories
conspiracy theories

Password Analyst Says QAnon’s ‘Codes’ Are Consistent With Random Typing

A security researcher claims QAnon’s codes contain patterns that reveal they are the result of “random typing.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
a day ago
Broadband
Broadband

A Community-Run ISP Is the Highest Rated Broadband Company in America

A Consumer Reports survey of 176,000 Americans finds that small, locally owned ISPs are routinely ranked higher than big telecom companies.
Karl Bode
a day ago
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