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Kinect open source driver for Windows available for download

11/10/2010, Remember the $2,000 bounty for a hacked version of an open source Kinect driver? Well, someone managed to “break” Kinect, so to speak, but did not do it out of the love of money (how noble). Hector Martin (@marcan42) of Marconsoft, on the...

Hacker Demonstrates A $1,500 Setup To Intercept Your Calls

08/02/2010, In a move that will have privacy advocates worried, a white hat hacker demonstrated a rather scary way of intercepting cell phone calls at DefCon 2010. Using a $1,500 kit which included a laptop and two RF antennas, he successfully fooled GSM cell phones...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 Hacked To Offer 1080p Video Recording

06/16/2010, Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GH1 is a very capable camera, what with its ability to capture 720p HD video. That being said, it seems that the camera is capable of greater feats, as a hacker named Tester 13 has managed to reverse engineer the GH1′s...

GSM Encryption Cracked

12/30/2009, Operators have been relying on the A5/1 encryption to protect the privacy of calls made over GSM networks for a good 21 years, but now it seems that the code has been cracked by a 28-year old German, Karsten Nohl. He has presented the flaws in the...