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  • Hacking Drones at DEFCON: “All Skyz Belong To Us”

    August 23, 2018
    Las Vegas, NV – This years DEFCON hacking conference featured a new village called “DroneWarz”, which focused on the research and development of offensive and defensive drone technologies. The Drone Hacking Village (DroneWarz) offered multiple hacking challenges, including more than twelve skill-based drone hacking challenges…...
  • Biohacker Stores Encrypted Data in DNA

    August 20, 2018
    Las Vegas, NV – Unicorn Riot sat down with self-described “biohacker” John Dunlap to discuss how recent advances in genetic sequencing and modification technology has allowed him to experiment with storing encrypted data in DNA. Dunlap described how biologically hiding encrypted data could help people…...
  • Social Engineers Spoof Corporate Security at DEFCON 25 Hacking CTF

    August 7, 2017
    Las Vegas, NV – Ever since DEFCON 18, there has been a village within the conference dedicated to the art of human hacking, also known as Social Engineering. By the village’s definition, social engineering is “any act that influences a person to take an action…...
  • Hacking Drones With Ultrasonic Pulses at DEFCON

    July 28, 2017
    Las Vegas, NV – Unicorn Riot journalists are currently reporting from DEFCON 25 in Las Vegas, where hackers of all flavors come together to present the most cutting edge in a long list of hacking skills. Over the four day convention, DEFCON will host speakers…...
  • The Solecast # 19 with Vivien Weisman on The Hacker Wars

    December 15, 2015
    Direct MP3 Download here Subscribe to the Solecast here An in-depth interview with Cuban born director Vivien Weisman. We discuss the hacker ethic, the importance of whistleblowers & the confluence of hacking & leaking. Vivien talks in depth about the importance of “activist journalism” and…...
  • Yahoo Ads Infected With “Malvertisements”

    August 15, 2015
    The “Malvertising” hack used Yahoo server advertisements to infect computers. The Hack used an unpatched flash exploit to infect Yahoo users computers. According to a Kapersky Labs, Malvertising is a “malicious variety of online advertisements generally used to spread malware … While it’s easy to…...
  • Anonymous Calls For Million Mask March – Deprogram Ep. 14

    August 7, 2015
    Anonymous’ Million Mask March is entering its fourth year of a world wide call to protest against the establishment. In cities throughout the world people are organizing for the massive protest on November 5th, 2015.…...
  • Missouri National Guard Utilizes UFED To Extract Cellphone Data – Deprogram Ep. 14

    August 7, 2015
    According to Missouri training documents the Missouri National Guard, under State Partnership Program with Republic of Panama, trains how to extract cell phone data using a “Universal Forensics Extraction Device” (UFED).        …...
  • The Hack Factory: A Maker Space Minne-faire

    May 24, 2015
    Unicorn Riot visited the Hack Factory in Minneapolis, Minnesota for a makers faire. Interviews: The Ponytail Posse…...