Security

Security news coverage encompasses investigative cybersecurity reporting and analysis on the latest security breaches, hacks and cyberattacks around the globe.

Today at the Disrupt SF Hackathon, Brent Bovenzi presented SmartDrive, a neat Google Glass app. Thanks to this hack, you get a true heads-up display to see how your car…

SmartDrive Hack Creates A Real HUD For Your Car Via Google Glass

YouTube could be filled with a whole lot more Police, Camera, Action!-style videos if this hack, put together overnight here at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 hackathon, keeps on rolling. The…

RoadView Hack Is A Black Box App For Cars To Settle Insurance Disputes Or For Social Kicks

Have you ever wished you had something like the Marauder’s Map from Harry Potter for business networking at events? That’s the promise of the app called TARGiT, emerging out of the…

TARGiT Is A “Marauder’s Map” For Business Networking At Events

One of the TechCrunch Disrupt hacks this year is the brainchild of Matthew Drake, an Atlanta-based employee of advertising firm 22squared. Secret Handshake, Drake’s hack this year, uses the Leap…

Secret Handshake Lets You Pay With Hand Gestures And Leap Motion – No Phone Or Card Required

Alberto Garcia and Tenoch Gonzalez came all the way from Mexico City to participate in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 Hackathon for the first time. Their hack, called Alerter, is a…

Alerter Is A Belt Buckle Wearable That Warns You If The Kids Leave The Yard

Crowdsourced bug bounty marketplace Bugcrowd has raised $1.6 million from investors to grow its community of 3,000 vetted security penetration testers who can find vulnerabilities and weaknesses in a new…

Bugcrowd Raises $1.6 Million To Expand Bug Bounty Marketplace

If there’s one thing that sucks about breaking-and-entering it’s that it’s too difficult. Three enterprising young MIT students have figured out a way to make that easier, thanks to a…

MIT Students Show How To 3D Print Your Own Non-Duplicatable Keys For Easy Breaking And Entering

Cloud Cannon is a CMS designed specifically for designers who know how to work with HTML, JavaScript, CSS and any static content. Instead of having to turn your beautiful designs…

Cloud Cannon Turns Any Static Website Into An Editable Dropbox-Based CMS