It’s pretty cool when you’re assigned by your school to hack a mobile app, like when these Israeli students were assigned to hack Waze. The assignment was to demonstrate what malicious hackers could do by creating a fake traffic jam on the app, which provides real-time traffic updates and notifications to people on the road.… Continue reading Israeli Students Create Fake Traffic Jam in Waze App Hoax
A few months ago Snapchat introduced a Stories feature to let your Snaps or posts live on for 24 hours. Today the Little Snapper wants your posts to live forever by printing out your incoming messages. The contraption breaches the Snapchat API to display these posts and uses Berg’s Little Printer, a mini thermal printing… Continue reading The Little Snapper Printer Is the Best Snapchat Hack Yet
Are you currently using the Buffer app to schedule posts on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter? You should go make sure that your accounts haven’t been compromised by hackers because the Buffer team has just announced that their site has been breached causing many users to send out spam! Buffer has temporarily disabled… Continue reading Buffer Gets Hacked by Spammers and Temporarily Disables All Facebook Sharing
Just because something is awesome, doesn’t mean it took terribly long to create. So once a quarter, Twitter has a 5-day hackweek to encourage people to get creative and work on just about anything they want. “The only real rule for hackweek is that it has to do with Twitter,” said Lindsay Schauer (@SchauerTime), their… Continue reading What is Twitter #Hackweek?
Though we’ve known for a while that our phones could be hacked through one method or another, one thing we never suspected was that our SIM cards themselves could be turned against us.
The rise of the hacker and hipster geek has finally turned the table on the average schoolyard bully. But as comes with any great power, there will be abuses…