Tag: Hacking

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Secrets of the Little Blue Box

How phone phreakers, many of them blind, opened up Ma Bell to unlimited free international calling using a technical manual and a toy organ.

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Confessions of a Political Hacker

How Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections across Latin America.

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The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage.

Google and Tesla are spending billions to develop driverless technology. George Hotz used an Acura.

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How to Destroy an American Family

The Straters’ lives have been devastated by relentless cyberattacks. And there’s nothing they can do about it.

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"Everything Was Completely Destroyed"

What it was like to be a rank-and-file Sony employee after the hack.

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Up in the Air

Inside the compulsive world of airline rewards hobbyists, who spend the bulk of their lives flying around the world for free.

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Spy in the Machine

NSA-grade spyware is up for sale, and the world’s worst dictatorships are buying.

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The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle

Documents from Edward Snowden show that the intelligence agency is arming America for future digital wars—a struggle for control of the Internet that is already well underway.

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Chasing the Cicada

Exploring the darkest corridors of the Internet.

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The Truth About Anonymous’s Activism

“The Anonymous mystique had allowed a group of incompetents to hijack, then discredit, an important grassroots movement in the eyes of national media.”

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What Kind of Creep Sells a Celebrity's Naked Photos on the Internet?

The on and offline search for the prime suspect in last month’s celebrity nude photo hacking scandal.