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Wi-Fi hacking explained: SSL stripping

“How to stay safe online!” is a common headline these days. We are told repeatedly that free public Wi-Fi is “dangerous,” that our private...
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Is virtual reality just another advertisement in disguise?

On March 28, Oculus Rift became the *first virtual reality device to hit the market. At a retail price of $599, it offers an...
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New York City’s free public Wi-Fi comes at a price

Last month, New York City unveiled a grandiose new plan to replace the city’s old, dilapidated phone booths with sparkling new public Wi-Fi hotspots....
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A brief history of Anonymous

Anonymous has beef with Donald Trump. Earlier this week the hacking network released a video declaring “total war” on the U.S. presidential hopeful, claiming his...

The court case that will define technology and privacy for decades

On December 2, 2015, the married couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot and killed fourteen people at a training event for the...

Batman v Superman: Who’s got the best secret identity?

How do two of the world’s most iconic superheroes hide their respective identities? On the surface, it doesn’t look like they have much in common--one’s...

The biggest hacks that ever happened

The Internet is a battleground. And everyone can see everything you do, all of the time. ‘Everyone’ is a big demographic. You can never know...

5 smart devices that are dumb on privacy

Anything is possible in the Internet of Things, except maybe privacy. It’s estimated that by the end of the year nearly 6.4 billion devices will...

We reviewed Tails 2.0 and here’s what happened

One of the major barriers Edward Snowden faced when preparing the most extensive leak of classified documents in modern history was teaching Glenn Greenwald...

Six big data security predictions for 2016

2015 was full of newsworthy cybersecurity breaches. Hackers revealed the names and credit card details of 33 million people who frequented the online-cheating website...

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