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'Warbiking' highlights the need for better wireless security

A high-tech bike ride around Sydney shows off how little thought many companies and individuals give to wireless security.

By July 8, 2014


Brendan Eich, Mozilla's alpha nerd, takes over as CEO (Q&A)

The inventor of JavaScript and the Firefox developer's chief technology officer now is running the show. Top agenda items: Firefox OS and Mozilla services.

By March 24, 2014


T.J.Maxx hacker says feds gave him the OK

Albert Gonzalez asks to withdraw his guilty pleas, saying his activities were authorized and directed by U.S. government agents.

By April 7, 2011


Systm: Wardriving in 60 seconds, AK-47 vs. HD, EL noise

More on router firmware, EL, wiring robots, wardriving, data sanitizing, and your ideas for future episodes: growing pot, building lightsaber replicas, and DIY headphone amps!

November 14, 2008


Loaded: Wardriving for WiMax

NASA launches an iPhone application, Sprint kicks off its first official week of WiMax, and Netflix raises the cost of Blu-ray rentals by a whole dollar.

By October 9, 2008


CNET to the Rescue: Newest video editors

Josh Lowensohn reviews iMovie for the iPhone and YouTube's new video editor. They actually work. Also, your questions answered, like, how does my Wi-Fi-only iPad know where I am?

By July 14, 2010


Deciphering Google's Wi-Fi headache (FAQ)

Life at the Googleplex has grown a little more tense following the stunning admission that Google had been collecting personal data from Wi-Fi networks for years. How did this happen?

By June 1, 2010


T.J.Maxx hacker sentenced to 20 years in prison

Albert Gonzalez, who pleaded guilty to snatching customer credit card numbers from T.J.Maxx, BJ's Wholesale Club, and Barnes & Noble, faces decades in prison.

By March 25, 2010


The ten most expensive online crimes ever

Encrypt your passwords and batten down your digital hatches before reading on, as we reveal the ten most expensive digital crimes of all time

By November 17, 2009


Hacker pleads guilty to ID thefts netting millions

Albert Gonzalez faces 25 years in prison and $3 million in fines and restitution related to charges in New York and Boston, while a New Jersey case is pending.

By September 11, 2009