Tag Archives: hackers

T-Mobile Got The Shit Hacked Out Of It

T-Mobile is confirming today that a hacker (or group of hackers) broke into its systems and pretty much stole every last goddamned file that wasn’t nailed down to the theoretical floor. The hackers themselves posted a message to SecLists.org detailing what they had done and the damage is absolutely brutal. Like Checkpoint Tmobile has been owned for some time. We ...

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LEGO Wipeout Racer

Zero Cool and Acid Burn battle it out in Wipeout in the movie Hackers. Why let the fun stop there? Sebastian Arts created this beautiful LEGO Wipeout Racer that’s full of detail. Think you could do better? Tough call. Link

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Wireless Kill Switch For Pace Maker For Future Euthanasia

Kevin Fu, an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and his team have been working with pacemakers for quite some time. Having reverse engineered a pacemaker, the team found a frightening loop hole. It turns out that a built-in test mechanism for the device includes a bug that can be exploited by hackers. There is no cryptographic ...

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Defcon Mystery Challenge

Looks like Defcon 16 is one of the best yet. The “Defcon 16 Mystery Challenge” is a competition for attendees to have at. Solve a series of puzzles and mysteries and you could win special black Defcon badges that give you free admittance for life. One of the puzzles includes this delightful yellow ball with a combination lock on the ...

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