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.