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Aug. 02, 2013

Hacking Under the Hood and Into Your Car

More computerized features in your car mean more hacking vulnerabilities.

hackers, hacking, cars, automobiles, black hat conference, drive by wire, Charlie Miller, Chris Valasek
health, hiv, aids, data, privacy, personal information, psychology, behavior, security, terrorism

Aug. 06, 2010

On Copyright and Hacking Your Phone

Rules issued last week by the US Copyright Office give legal sanction to 'jailbreaking' a cell phone, unlocking it to operate on different carriers, and more.

DMCA, copyright, jailbreak, hacking

Feb. 22, 2013

Is China’s Military Behind Cyberattacks on U.S.?

A new report links cyberespionage attacks on the U.S. to a unit of the Chinese military.

hack, computers, internet, cyberwar, cybercrime, military, hackers, comment crew

Nov. 02, 2012

How Secure Are Electronic Voting Machines?

Can electronic voting machines be hacked? An expert gives us a pre-election update on voting technologies.

voting machines, election, electronic voting, paper ballot, absentee voting, voting technology

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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