Jess shows the host of Real Future what a vishing call is by taking over his mobile phone account in 30 seconds. It involves a recording of a crying baby.
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
Secondary custom keyboards are terrific if you're doing something technical — like editing music or video, or even playing a video game. You can assign a key to run a command or a macro you use repetitively. Over at Reddit, "RonaldMcWhisky" describes how he took a USB cash-register keyboard — the Wincor Nixdorf TA85P, bought… 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. Has learning how to play the guitar been on your bucket list? Learning how to play guitar should be simple, fun, and accessible, but with the average guitar costing $600 — lessons not included, you might… 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. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… 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. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST