Fox News' Jana Winter reports that LulzSec's Sabu was caught and turned by the authorities last June and has been working with them since. Other members of the group were arrested today as a result, she writes; details will be unsealed today in district court. The name given, Hector Xavier Monsegur, would confirm earlier outings and doxings from the same period. Last June saw the group publicly suspend operations, if you'll recall, and suffer its earliest arrests.
Flipper Zero is "a portable multi-tool for pentesters and geeks in a toy-like body", crafted for hacking anything it fits into: radio protocols, access control systems, hardware, and so on. It's open-source, with an ARM Cortex-M4 processor, half-inch monochrome LCD display with 128×64 pixels. 5-Button directional pad for menu navigation, MicroSD slot, USB-C, GPIO pins,… READ THE REST
Boing Boing pal, inspiring inventor, and creative technologist extraordinaire Mitch Altman shares wonderful news that the legendary hacker gathering Hackers on Planet Earth will convene again on July 22 in New York City! A New HOPE (Hackers On Planet Earth) conference — Call for Participation now open, and Tickets now available A New HOPE is… READ THE REST
After the St. Louis State Dispatch wrote that a government website was leaking the social security numbers of workers, Missouri Governor Mike Parson demanded that the journalists who reported the security failure be prosecuted as "hackers" for "decoding" the "HTMLM" (sic). The newspaper agreed to hold off publishing any story while the department fixed the… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean your adventures have to stop. Whether it's a business trip or weekend galavanting around town, broadening your world can be… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Nothing's worse than trying to find that random image someone sent you, however many months back, frantically searching through email threads for something that looks familiar. Not only is that stressful, but it's… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Studying has become incredibly unconventional, starting with doing everything online and continuing with giving textbooks the axe. So if you're ditching the stacks for a more modern way to focus on your… READ THE REST