Astronaut Mike Massimino, confounded by a stripped screw, deliberately tears away a handrail inside the Hubble Space Telescope to clear the way for a successful instrument repair.
A hacker robot takes the brute force approach to guessing smartphone PINs by just punching in numbers until it hits the right combination.
Exotic cars are showcases of brute-force technology, but have minimal value as cars; high-end audio systems are considerably more useful, says the Audiophiliac.
A security researcher claims the company's databases are vulnerable to brute-force attacks because of an authentication flaw.
Researchers had just identified a brute-force way to crack Google Wallet PINs, and now there's another--and much easier--way to access a Wallet account.
In a brute-force search for lunar ice, NASA sent two spacecraft crashing to the moon Friday in a $79 million attempt to blast out suspected ice-bearing soil for detailed analysis.
Company's online storage service said to be source of a large cache of private nude celebrity images.
What does the hack mean for your own cloud security? Here are all of your nude selfie-related questions answered.
Following a Google report about Web-based email that raised questions about Microsoft's encryption efforts, Microsoft unveils major encryption milestones, including the use of TLS.
Google uses "brute force computation," says Fake, who adds that Flickr recognizes its users own their personal data. ZDNet's Dan Farber caught up with Fake at the Syndicate conference in San Francisco on December 14.\r\n