An ’80s File Format Enabled Stealthy Mac Hacking

The now-patched vulnerability would have let hackers target Microsoft Office using Symbolic Link—a file type that hasn’t been in common use in over 30 years. Powered by...

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iOS 14’s Best Privacy Feature? Catching Data-Grabbing Apps

Apple’s new operating system hasn’t been released to the public yet, but its new permission notifications are already shaming developers into cleaning up their acts. Powered by WPeMatico

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Trump’s TikTok Drama Is a Distraction

As the White House zeroes in on a single app, some experts say more pressing issues are going by the wayside. Powered by WPeMatico

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Voting Machine Makers Are Finally Playing Nice With Hackers

After years of secrecy, one major election tech company is giving more hackers a look under the hood. Powered by WPeMatico

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Dutch Hackers Found a Simple Way to Mess With Traffic Lights

By reverse engineering apps intended for cyclists, security researchers found they could cause delays in at least 10 cities from anywhere in the world. Powered by WPeMatico

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Hackers Are Building an Army of Cheap Satellite Trackers

NyanSat is an open source ground station that lets you listen in on low-orbit transmissions for about $100 worth of gear. Powered by WPeMatico

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