Is The Internet Really Broken? The Story of Bash and Shellshock.

Is The Internet Really Broken? The Story of Bash and Shellshock.

Last week, Red Hat security researchers discovered a bug that has been embedded in the Bash shell, a command prompt software that is widely available. They nicknamed the security risk “Shellshock” and put out the word that this bug could allow hackers to control computers on Unix-based systems like Apple’s OS X and Linux. They […]

Arias Trial: A $2.5M Price Tag [Video]

Arias Trial: A $2.5M Price Tag [Video]

In the first day of the new Arias trial, 300 potential jurors reported to the courthouse and half have already been dismissed, as questioning highlighted their inability to be impartial in this case. Defense costs for the legal team assigned to Arias have already tagged Arizona taxpayers for more than $2.5 million and, as the new penalty trial begins, the […]

Umbrellas Are Weapons of Choice in Hong Kong Protests

Umbrellas Are Weapons of Choice in Hong Kong Protests

The Occupy movement has spread to Hong Kong as residents – spearheaded by student activists – protest Beijing’s new guidelines for election, which locals see as “decidedly anti-democracy.” Armed with umbrellas, goggles and surgical masks, with their skin covered in plastic wrap, the protesters faced off against Hong Kong police, who attempted to disperse them with […]