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The world’s first state-backed cryptocurrency was a revolutionary idea that could’ve saved Venezuela’s economy. Here’s what went wrong.
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Tractor hacking is a fast-growing trend in the farming community — but it’s not outsiders breaking in.
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What can we do about troll farms, deepfakes, and phoney headlines in the disinformation age?
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There are nearly 3,000 satellites in orbit, and all of them are subject to a breach in satellite security. Here’s how white hat hackers can help.
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Pentesters use the same methods of breaching as criminal hackers, with one key distinction: they’re hired by the owner of the system and perform the attack with permission.
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Could the blockchain be used to make fair trade goods live up to their promise?