October 23, 2016, 11am PDT
The Internet of Things—that network enabled collection of objects designed to make our lives easier through automation and user experience—has created a massive new collections of targets for hackers.
Associated Press via SFGate
August 22, 2014, 7am PDT
A study by computer scientists from the University of Michigan shows how easy it is to hack and control traffic lights.
September 22, 2013, 11am PDT
City transit authorities are fighting back against a notorious non-practicing entity, or patent troll.
January 14, 2013, 9am PST
Azeen Ghorayshi looks at how Oakland's civic hackers are trying to change the city through technology -- giving people greater access to data, increasing transparency, and keeping people better informed -- all with minimal investment by the city.