According to this article published in the AP, a computer hacker named Brian Salcedo in Michigan who tapped into the Lowe’s hardware chain’s computer and stole credit card information received a 9.5 year sentence, exceeding hacker Kevin Mitnick’s sentence by 4 years. Salcedo had pled guilty to conspiracy and other hacking charges.
The hacker is one of three men in Michagn who were involved in the crime. One of the others in the case, Adam Timmins, is one of the first people who have been convincted of “wardriving” and then breaking into volunerable wireless Internet connections.
Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks
One insider says the company’s current staffing isn’t able to sustain the platform.
Technology that lets us “speak” to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?
Digital clones of the people we love could forever change how we grieve.
How to befriend a crow
I watched a bunch of crows on TikTok and now I'm trying to connect with some local birds.
Starlink signals can be reverse-engineered to work like GPS—whether SpaceX likes it or not
Elon said no thanks to using his mega-constellation for navigation. Researchers went ahead anyway.
Get the latest updates from
MIT Technology Review
Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.