Ben Dickson is a software engineer and founder of TechTalks. His work has been published by TechCrunch, VentureBeat, the Next Web, PC Magazine, Huffington Post, and Motherboard, among others.
How fears of the ‘antifa apocalypse’ set the stage for QAnon
The many lives of the Dancing Baby, cyberspace’s first cringe meme
The enduring footprint of one of TV’s first big companion podcasts
Ring has a number of flaws.
On Jan 11, 2020 by Ben Dickson
From gridlocking Manhattan to weaponizing appliances, internet-connected cities may become a security nightmare.
On Sep 28, 2019 by Ben Dickson
Companies need to take the help wherever it comes from.
On Jul 28, 2019 by Ben Dickson
The servers belonged to organizations in the health care, telecommunications, media, and IT sectors.
On Jun 2, 2019 by Ben Dickson
There are ways to mitigate buffer overflow hacks, but they are not perfect.
On May 29, 2019 by Ben Dickson
There's a smarter way to consume your news.
On May 13, 2019 by Ben Dickson
Your banking app could be stealing information.
On Apr 30, 2019 by Ben Dickson
McAfee researchers were able to hack two home devices.
On Feb 25, 2019 by Ben Dickson
Hackers have a dangerous new loophole.
On Feb 8, 2019 by Ben Dickson
These iPhone Touch ID scams are one to watch for.
On Dec 21, 2018 by Ben Dickson
Cryptocurrency isn't completely private.
On Dec 3, 2018 by Ben Dickson
Wallets have become an essential tool.
On Nov 20, 2018 by Ben Dickson
It isn't an internet panacea.
On Oct 23, 2018 by Ben Dickson
Naturally, because of its popularity, Fortnite would become a haven of hackers and malware.
On Oct 4, 2018 by Ben Dickson
Airlines miles can be used to launder purchases on the dark web.
On Sep 25, 2018 by Ben Dickson