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Posted on 10/26/2016

Dressing as the star of Mr. Robot might be the easiest costume you’ve ever worn on Halloween. Going as Elliot will allow you to wear dark colors, embrace your exhaustion, and walk around knowing that you could bring down a corporation with the click of a button.

Posted on 10/21/2016
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At some point this morning, one of the US’s critical internet infrastructure players was hit with a staggering distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that has taken out huge swaths of the web. Sites like Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit, and many others — all clients of a domain registration service provider called Dyn — have suffered crippling interruptions and, in some cases, blanket outages.
Posted on 10/16/2016
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The Obama administration is considering a major retaliatory cyber attack against Russia, NBC News reports. The move is in response to allegations of the country’s involvement in recent hacks against the Democratic National Committee earlier this summer.
Posted on 10/10/2016
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Two and a half years after a denial-of-service attack froze a Boston hospital’s network, the alleged attacker is staging a hunger strike to protest abuse in juvenile behavior modification facilities. Today, Martin Gottesfeld entered the seventh day of the strike, demanding renewed investigation of the facilities and an end to prosecutions targeting Anonymous.
Posted on 10/04/2016
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Facebook has finished rolling out end-to-end encryption on Messenger, allowing users of the app to protect their conversations from being monitored by hackers, government agencies, or Facebook itself. Trials for the feature started back in July, but this week sources from the company told Wired that the encryption was now available to all of the app's 1 billion users.
Posted on 10/02/2016

In the season opener of Saturday Night Live, performer Leslie Jones enlists the help of Elliot Alderson (played on SNL by Pete Davidson) to find the cyberhacker responsible for leaking her personal photos to the internet this summer IRL.

Posted on 09/30/2016
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If you’ve got a way to crack iOS 10, you can get $1.5 million for it. That’s the bounty announced by exploit broker Zerodium yesterday, available to anyone who can pull off a remote jailbreak attack. When the company made the same offer for iOS 9 last year, the price was only $1 million.
Posted on 09/29/2016
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Passwords are all well and good (when they work), but if someone has physical access to your hard drive, even the best passwords may not be enough to keep your data safe. Orwl (pronounced Orwell) is an open-source, miniature PC that’s designed solve that problem for security conscious users. Instead of relying on software to keep your data, Orwl takes a multi-angle approach to securing your hardware.
Posted on 09/27/2016

The jam-packed season_2.0 finale of Mr. Robot answered many of the burning questions we had this year. See what trended Wednesday night as the biggest moments. [Warning: contains major spoilers!]

Posted on 09/27/2016

Emmy Award-winning composer Mac Quayle takes us deep into his process of "hacking" our subconscious with his musical score for Mr. Robot in this humorous short.