Shadow Brokers, the group behind last year’s release of hacking exploits used by the National Security Agency, has dropped another trove of files. In a Medium post today, the hacker group offered up a password giving free access to files it had previously tried to auction off. Read More
New Horizons is on its way to breaking a record, Jupiter gets another close-up, and a stellar explosion looks like galactic fireworks. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Stellar Explosion Pitches a Stellar Tantrum appeared first on WIRED.
In 2013, the world disposed of 1300 tons of Syria’s chemical weapons. It wasn’t enough. The post Why It’s So Hard to Wipe Out All of Syria’s Chemical Weapons appeared first on WIRED.
Streaming video provider Netflix is making a change in its senior management, as the company announced long-time chief product officer Neil Hunt will be leaving in July. International executive Greg Peters will be taking Hunt’s place in the lead product role. Read More
One of the earliest and most prominent startups of the so-called “sharing economy” or “gig economy,” is evaluating the possibility of selling itself. As reported by Recode, freelance work marketplace Taskrabbit acknowledged that it is contemplating a sale after receiving inbound interest from a possible strategic buyer. Read More
A group of conservationists got more than they bargained for whilst trying to transport a rare, one-horned rhino from one park to another. The post An Angry Rhino Bites An Elephant and Gets Outta Dodge appeared first on WIRED.
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Taser Bets Big on the Surveillance State appeared first on WIRED.