•November 28, 2016 • Comments Off on San Francisco Transit Muni Hack Is a Grim Warning for Other Cities | WIRED
THIS WEEKEND, SAN Francisco’s public transit riders got what seemed like a Black Friday surprise: The system wouldn’t take their money. Not that Muni’s bosses didn’t want to, or suddenly forgot about their agency’s budget shortfalls.
Nope—someone had attacked and locked the computer system through which riders pay their fares. Payment machines told riders, “You Hacked. ALL data encrypted,” and the culprit allegedly demanded a 100 Bitcoin ransom (about $73,000).
•November 25, 2016 • Comments Off on WIRED
When the Apollo missions came along, Margaret Hamilton led an epic feat of engineering that would help change the future of what was humanly—and digitally—possible. And just this week, her accomplishments were honored by becoming a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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•November 18, 2016 • Comments Off on We Built a Fake Web Toaster, and It Was Hacked in an Hour
It’s really, really easy for hackers to find unsecured devices.
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•November 16, 2016 • Comments Off on First ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Trailer Shows Major on a Mission
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•November 10, 2016 • Comments Off on Ghost in the Shell Featurette: Anime Director Mamoru Oshii Praises Film’s Vision