Jacking hotel rooms with an Arduino microcontroller

Black Hat 2012 kicked off in Las Vegas with a bang as Mozilla software dev Cody Brocious talked about jacking and cracking hotel room doors with an Arduino microcontroller.

US and China conduct cyber war games

The US and China have quietly conducted a series of "war games" to help prevent an abrupt military escalation between Washington and Beijing that could be sparked by hostile actions in cyberspace. 

Hacker gives 60 students new grades

Remember that famous scene in War Games when David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) used an IMSAI 60 computer to change his grades, along with Jennifer Mack (Ally Sheedy)?

War games used to treat traumatized soldiers

For many people, there's still a stigma associated with therapy, and soldiers are at least as vulnerable to this as anybody else.

Voltron on big screens, little screens

Voltron is coming back! Will it still be as cool as we all remember it? Probably not. In fact, it’s likely impossible for it to be as cool as I remember it.

On War Games, Ally Sheedy and paperclip telephones

"Wargames" may be partly responsible for taking me down the road to geekdom. Of course, it is also responsible for my only-recently-grown-out-of crush on Ally Sheedy.

Backdoors are NOT secrets

War Games is a 1983 American cult-classic written by Lawrence Lasker and Walter F. Parkes.

 The film stars a young-looking Matthew Broderick, alongside the lovely Ally Sheedy.