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The FBI Says Its Malware Isn't Malware Because The FBI Is Good

The FBI is facing accusations that malware it deployed while running Operation Playpen, a sting that infiltrated and maintained a dark web child pornography website for two weeks and eventually led to more than 100 arrests, was illegal. But the agency swears that using malware was good because, well, the FBI had good intentions.


How To Make Any Android Phone A Nexus

Nexus phones are essential tools for any Android fan or developer because of their lack of bloatware and regular system updates. Now, thanks to tweaks to the latest version of the operating system, it’s not that difficult to get a Nexus-style experience on any handset. Here’s how you can do it.


The Beginner's Guide To The Raspberry Pi

You’ve probably seen mention of the Raspberry Pi in your travels across the internet, but what exactly is this compact piece of circuitry? What can you do with it and why would you want to? If you’re new to the life of Pi then we’re here to explain everything you need to know and then some.


North Korea Planned A Gigantic Cyber Attack Against South Korea

North Korea has been laying the groundwork for a massive cyber attack against South Korea, government officials from South Korea told Reuters.


This Modified Nintendo Power Glove Will Make You The Lord Of Drones

Nintendo’s Power Glove is a favourite among hackers looking for new uses for the decades-old peripheral. This latest project puts humanity in dominion over our quadcopter subordinates.


Hackers Are Using Infected USB Drives To Attack Critical Infrastructure 

Government-sponsored hackers are using a clever trick to attack critical infrastructure like nuclear power plants, dams and oil refineries. According to Eric Knapp, chief cybersecurity engineer at Honeywell, one third of malware found in critical infrastructure came from USB drives plugged in by users.


Deals: Become A Certified Hacker With The Ethical Hacker Pro Certification Bundle

Earn credentials to score a computer security career with the Ethical Hacker Professional Certification Bundle. Right now, Gizmodo Australia readers can purchase this package at a big markdown, which includes over 60 hours of training, for only $96 AUD [$69 USD. That’s a savings of hundreds off RRP.


This App Can Tell You If Your iPhone Has Been Secretly Hacked

If your iPhone has been jailbroken without your knowledge, something fishy is probably going on. The only problem is, it can be impossible to tell that your iPhone has been jailbroken.


Report: LAPD Unlocked An iPhone 5S While The FBI Was Fighting Apple

While the FBI was embroiled in a very public spat with Apple about unlocking an iPhone, it seems the LAPD may have been quietly unlocking another.


The US Supreme Court Just Gave FBI The Power To Hack Innocent People

A proposed change to the ‘Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure’ issued yesterday by the United States Supreme Court will allow US federal judges to allow the FBI to hack multiple computers at once, including machines of people who haven’t been suspected of a crime. It can even hack people the FBI knows to be innocent.


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