Uber revealed last month that it paid a hacker $100,000 to keep quiet about the fact that he stole personal data on 57 million users. Now, details about the hacker’s identity are starting to come out—he is a 20-year-old from Florida who lives with his mother and wanted to help pay the bills, Reuters reports.
Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway briefly showed this message around 2:00 p.m. Saturday purporting to be from ISIS. The message appeared in place of its usual graphics, complete with irritating autoplay audio of an Arabic song.
Parking in San Francisco is a musical chairs grudge match. I'm surprise there's not more bloodshed. Dennis Leary (not that one) is an SF-based chef who delivers everything from homemade bread to kale chips (natch) to restaurants around The City, and his pair of meter maid-mobiles are the perfect battle weapon.
That $10,000 prize for the first team to hack a Tesla at the SyScan conference in Beijing may have already been won, and Tesla asks that they "act responsibly and in good faith."
How do you get people to pay attention to your security conference? Offer up a five-figure bounty to hack some headline-grabbing technology. In this case, it's the Tesla Model S and a check for $10-large.
In 2010, a gorilla escaped from its penn at the Dallas Zoo and wandered about for around an hour. It didn't hurt anyone or anything, so we all shared a hearty laugh and went on living our lives.
Ever upgrade your computer with new system software? Has it always worked perfectly, every time? Didn't think so. Would you like that same experience brought to your car — only with the added nervousness that comes from having it do it automatically without your input? You're in luck if you buy a new Mercedes-Benz!
Okay, here's what's happened: You had to get out of town, fast. Maybe you just need a break, maybe you need to clear out while things blows over. Who knows. Point is, you're in your car, heading out onto a nice long stretch of nothing, when it hits you: You forgot your phone car charger. You have your dock/data…
Spotted near that ultimate source of Christmas cheer, Washington DC, by reader Bailey, this hacked road sign brings a message likely to disturb more commuters than even zombie apocalypse warnings. If Christmas doesn't come from a store then how do you show your car that you love it?
We told you not to hack electronic road signs. Now you also shouldn't hack electronic crosswalk indicators to make them send hilarious images of a single-fingered salute to pedestrians using a simple hack suggested by the Spokane Streets Department.