Cracking

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.

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01.04.12
Apple reportedly cracking down on App Store pirates
01.04.12

Apple reportedly cracking down on App Store pirates

According to a post this morning on Ars Technica, Apple is taking legal measures to make it mor...

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02.16.11
Sony releases statement on PS3 hacking, surprisingly comes out against it
02.16.11

Sony releases statement on PS3 hacking, surprisingly comes out against it

In the wake of recent developments in Sony's war on Geohot, the company has released an "Official S...

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01.29.11
PS3 firmware 3.56 hacked in less than a day, Sony's lawyers look confused (update)
01.29.11

PS3 firmware 3.56 hacked in less than a day, Sony's lawyers look confused (update)

Sony's taken some strong steps against PS3 cracking in the past week -- not only has it taken to th...

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09.16.10
Confirmed: Intel says HDCP 'master key' crack is real
09.16.10

Confirmed: Intel says HDCP 'master key' crack is real

It's been just a few days since we broke news of the HDCP master key crack -- a rogue unlocking of...

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03.25.10
iPhone SMS database hacked in 20 seconds, news at 11
03.25.10

iPhone SMS database hacked in 20 seconds, news at 11

It's a story tailor-made for the fear-mongering subset of news media. This week, a pair of gentlem...

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03.09.10
1024-bit RSA encryption cracked by carefully starving CPU of electricity
03.09.10

1024-bit RSA encryption cracked by carefully starving CPU of electricity

Since 1977, RSA public-key encryption has protected privacy and verified authenticity when using co...

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08.27.09
WPA networks cracked in just under a minute, researchers claim
08.27.09

WPA networks cracked in just under a minute, researchers claim

To think it was just a few months ago that we thought taking 15 minutes to crack WPA encryption was...

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08.12.09
Palm quietly improving Pre build quality, tweaking hardware
08.12.09

Palm quietly improving Pre build quality, tweaking hardware

It's not the most comprehensive survey, nor is there any official confirmation, but the crew at Pre...

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