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So, you've amassed a fortune in Bitcoins, possibly ill-gotten. If you're storing them on a computer that's exposed to the internet, you may want to rethink that strategy thanks to a huge theft from a digital wallet service called Input.io. 4,100 Bitcoins worth $1.2 million were plundered through t...

November 9th 2013 at 5:43am 0 Comments
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Hugo Teso, a security consultant who also happens to be a trained commercial pilot, says he's developed an Android app that can make an airliner "dance to his tune" by attacking its flight management systems. The hack was demoed at this year's Hack In The Box conference in Amsterdam, where Teso sh...

April 11th 2013 at 6:05am 0 Comments
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Yesterday, in discussing the new reports of meeting invitation issues between Microsoft Exchange and iOS 6 devices using ActiveSync, I mentioned that I recall having seen these sorts of problems in prior versions of iOS and OS X, albeit infrequently. The issue manifests as one recipient declini...

October 4th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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While war itself is a hellish, nasty activity that we'd be better off without, there's always been something compelling about playing war as both kids and adults. When you strip war of death and suffering, the play version can become downright compelling as we get engrossed in tales of heroics, dee...

February 22nd 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Many of us have mused from time to time what we would do if we happened to get our hands on coveted GM powers in our MMOs. While it may be tantalizing to think of slaughtering raid bosses with a single command, it's probably best that these virtual god-like powers are kept out of the public's reac...

January 10th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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There's already been a G1 firmware pushed out to patch up a browser security issue, but you know how it goes with those -- two flaws seem to magically sprout up in place of every one that's snuffed out. It's unclear exactly what's going on here, but some G1 users are reporting that attempting to vi...

November 24th 2008 at 7:17pm 0 Comments