September 17, 2019

A sonic cyberattack could hijack a device’s speakers

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By Rachel Kraus From Mashable Weapons that injure crowds of people by emitting dangerous sounds may seem like the stuff of science fiction. Unfortunately, malicious hackers might be able to do just that — but with Bluetooth- or WiFi-capable smartphones, headphones, speakers, or laptops. Researcher Matt Wixey is unveiling research at the Def Con hacking […]

Gadget of the week

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Roku’s new remote lets your dog control the TV for (almost) no reason at all By Stan Schroeder From Mashable How many times have you sat in front of the telly and thought to yourself: Man, I wish I could just let my dog flip through the channels? Zero times, right? Still, Roku’s got a […]