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What Blackhat Gets Right: A Chat With Former Hacker Kevin Poulsen  

Back in Kevin Poulsen's hacker days, before he became writer and Wired editor, he pulled stunts like taking over the phone lines in a radio contest to win himself a Porsche, or breaking into the FBI's computer system when he ended up on the agency's Most Wanted list to change his physical description. He served a five-year sentence for his crimes. Now he's consulting for Hollywood hacker films. Read More >>

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Watch the Latest Trailer for New Hacker Thriller Blackhat

1995 had Hackers, and 2015 will have Blackhat: An upcoming cyber thriller in which actor Chris Hemsworth trades brawn for brains to save the world. In the latest trailer, we learn a little bit more about his character (which thankfully hasn't actually fully shed the brawn of the hammer of Thor). Read More >>

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In Blackhat, the Fate of the World Hangs on the Shoulders of One Hacker

In the upcoming Michael Mann thriller Blackhat, everything is about to go to hell in a handbag when global computer systems are compromised by high-level hackers. And the only person that can save the world is a convicted criminal hacker mastermind. Welcome to the action flick of the digital age. Read More >>

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Your iPhone Can Be Hacked With a Modified Charger

It might pay to be more careful about where you juice up your phone — because a team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have put together a prototype charger capable of installing malware onto an iPhone. Read More >>