Johnny 5

Johnny 5 is the founding editor of the blog and writes about pressing technology issues. From important cat privacy stories to governments and corporations that overstep their boundaries, Johnny covers it all.

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Red pixel skull.
3 mins

Smart meters, dumb security? Hacking the Internet of Things

With increasing smart energy meters on the market, it's possible for hackers to spoof identities or cut off power to specific homes.
Pixel skull inside Dropbox logo.
3 mins

Soggy cardboard? Dropbox says it wasn’t hacked

Hundreds of Dropbox usernames and passwords were leaked on a Reddit thread, but the popular cloud service maintains it wasn't hacked.
Edward Snowden
3 mins

New documentary shining light on Snowden: Citizenfour

Laura Poitras looks to run headlong into the firestorm created by Snowden and the NSA to show a different version of the man painted technology turncoat.
6 mins

Our thoughts on the EU’s “right to be forgotten” ruling

Read up on what this ruling means for free speech and privacy in general.

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