Flipper Zero turns hacking into a Tamagotchi-style game

  • January 5, 2021
Flipper Zero is a small, Tamagotchi-like gadget that its creators hope will get people into hacking. Just like the classic digital pet, the device has a cute, needy creature at its heart. One big difference is that this dolphin loves to hack.Just lik…

US arrests two members of console hacking group Team Xecuter

  • October 2, 2020
Two members of Team Xecuter, a group that develops and sells devices that allow people to play pirated copies of games on their consoles, are in FBI custody. On Friday, the Department of Justice said Max Louarn, a 48-year-old French national, and Gar…

Former Uber security chief arrested for covering up 2016 hack

  • August 20, 2020
Federal prosecutors have charged Uber’s former security chief, Joseph Sullivan, with obstruction of justice for attempting to hide the company’s 2016 data breach from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The hack exposed the email addresses and phone…

Everything we know about the Twitter Bitcoin hack

  • July 16, 2020
Author’s note: This story was first published on 7/16/2020, and last updated on the same day. Check the Latest Updates section for the most recent developments. Engadget What happened?Early in the afternoon (Eastern time) on July 15th, a hacker — o…

DOJ accuses WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of recruiting hackers

  • June 25, 2020
The Justice Department is levelling more accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — though not new charges. Officials have filed a superseding indictment against Assange that maintains the earlier 18 counts of computer intrusion and Espio…