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'Blackhat' is equal parts hacking and stabbing (review)

This uneven take on the cyberthriller genre dives deep into computing and international hacking, with Thor rocking a keyboard.

By January 16, 2015

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Most Android phones at risk from simple text hack, researcher says

Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.

By July 27, 2015

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Hackers expose security flaws in cars, phones — even guns

Our greatest security weaknesses are revealed at the annual BlackHat and DefCon conferences, where hackers gather to show off their most compelling work. Meanwhile, Facebook prepares to fly its own drones.

By July 31, 2015

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Hackers expose security flaws in cars, phones – even guns

Our greatest security weaknesses are revealed at the annual BlackHat and DefCon conferences, where hackers gather to show off their most compelling work. Meanwhile, Facebook prepares to fly its own drones.

By July 31, 2015

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'Forensic holodecks' may someday allow juries to revisit crime scenes during a trial

On Tomorrow Daily, Khail and Ashley talk about the possibility of criminal trials combining virtual reality headsets and 3D renders to help jurors visualize crime scenes. It's a lot easier than trying to recreate a flat image in your mind, and a lot less disturbing than seeing real crime scene photos, but would the courts allow them?

By January 13, 2015

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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By September 29, 2014

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Vast majority of hackers believe they're above the law -- survey

A new survey looks at what makes hackers tick -- and for most, it's not money or glory.

By August 14, 2014

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Ep. 86: DefCon and BlackHat show us that everything can be hacked

We talk with our reporters covering the twin security conferences in Las Vegas this week about the massive Shady RAT hack, and research reports on hacking everything from nuclear plants to laptop batteries to insulin pumps.

By August 5, 2011

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Known keycard hack suspected in hotel room burglary

A security bypass demonstrated at the BlackHat conference in July appears to have been utilized in at least one burglary, Forbes reports.

By November 26, 2012

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Reporters' Roundtable: Everything can be hacked

We talk with our reporters covering the twin security conferences DefCon and BlackHat in Las Vegas this week about the massive Shady RAT hack and research reports on hacking everything from nuclear plants to laptop batteries to insulin pumps.

By August 5, 2011