The Art of Hacking: Why Absolutely Anyone Can Be a Hacker

Posted: August 25, 2016 / Author: Dror Liwer

What do hackers and street artists have in common? If you asked that question to the average person, you probably wouldn’t get much of an answer. But it turns out, both the hacker and the artist are equally capable of exploiting gaps in wireless security.   This isn’t hyperbole. In fact, an artist by the name of Kyle McDonald has been making a living as both a street artist and a hacker, albeit with no malicious intentions. With the help of a friend, the North Carolina artist recently created an art installation at Moogfest, which they call the WiFi Whisperer,…

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Commjacking a Child’s World

Posted: March 16, 2016 / Author: Dror Liwer

We know the dangers of using laptops, smartphones and tablets on unsecure WiFi. And now we see that commjackers can infiltrate our lives through other WiFi-enabled products like cars and TVs. Kids’ toys and baby products bring commjackers right into the house, creating a terrifying reality where strangers can spy on the average family.   Hello Barbie Barbie, the mainstay blonde doll in popular culture for more than 50 years, has been through quite the revolution in the past year. Before Barbie was recently redesigned to include a variety of body types, hair textures and skin colors, she was revealed…

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