Blackhat

08.06.15
Researchers can take complete control of Android phones
08.06.15

Researchers can take complete control of Android phones

The wave of security issues with devices, cars and even skateboards continues as Check Point resea...

By R. Baldwin,   08.06.15
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08.05.15
Android fingerprint readers may be easier to hack than Touch ID
08.05.15

Android fingerprint readers may be easier to hack than Touch ID

Security researchers have figured out how to lift fingerprints from your Android phone

By S. Buckley,   08.05.15
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08.04.15
A chat with Black Hat's unconventional keynote speaker
08.04.15

A chat with Black Hat's unconventional keynote speaker

We chat with Black Hat 2015 keynote speaker Jennifer Granick

By V. Blue,   08.04.15
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08.03.15
Researchers create a worm that infects Macs silently and permanently
08.03.15

Researchers create a worm that infects Macs silently and permanently

Macs have typically been heralded as the more secure of the two main operating systems. But accord...

By R. Baldwin,   08.03.15
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07.29.15
Hackers can crack the self-aiming rifle to change its target
07.29.15

Hackers can crack the self-aiming rifle to change its target

That $13,000 self-aiming rifle you just got can be bricked by a hacker over its WiFi connection. Time to break out the old iron sights.

By A. Tarantola,   07.29.15
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07.24.15
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles after remote hack
07.24.15

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles after remote hack

Bought a Dodge, Jeep, or Chrysler recently? You should probably read this.

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07.21.15
Hurry up and patch your Chrysler against this wireless hack
07.21.15

Hurry up and patch your Chrysler against this wireless hack

Chrysler recently released a software update for its Uconnect system, patching a flaw that would allow hackers to remotely take over the vehicle. Here's how to fix it.

By A. Tarantola,   07.21.15
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01.17.15
'Blackhat' bores, but at least gets hacking right
01.17.15

'Blackhat' bores, but at least gets hacking right

What is it about hackers that invariably stumps Hollywood? Even when filmmakers get the details ri...

By D. Hardawar,   01.17.15
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12.15.14
Blackhat trailer promises a hacking thriller, computer screens that beep
12.15.14

Blackhat trailer promises a hacking thriller, computer screens that beep

Question: What is the title of that movie that revolves around a hacker (or two) caught up in a hu...

By M. Moon,   12.15.14
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