Chinese inmates forced to farm gold online

Chinese inmates in Jixi labor camp are reportedly forced to slay demons, battle goblins and cast spells in online games to farm credits for prison guards who trade virtual currencies for real money....

Will the world end tomorrow?

According to billboards throughout Clifton and the tri-state area, “Judgment Day” is scheduled for tomorrow. Tomorrow, May 21 2011, the world as we know it will end, according to informati...

Covernomics discovers magnetic effect of light

Covernomics researchers from Zone 2 have discovered a surprising magnetic effect of light that could be used to create an ‘optical battery’ and even lead to solar power generation that doe...

 99% of Android handsets vulnerable to attack

Covernomics researchers have discovered a vulnerability present in almost all smartphones running Google’s Android software. By allowing third parties access to digital tokens we are able to gain ac...

US warns: hack us, and we’ll bomb you

The US revealed its “International Strategy for Cyberspace” (PDF) yesterday. It’s mostly blather about how terrific “cyberspace” is, but it gets more specific on a few ke...

Boot a linux kernel right inside your browser

This is demonstrative of the advantages of the new low-level APIs being added to JavaScript to work efficiently with binary data. Fabrice uses this to implement an x86 interpreter — it could not...

Skype 0day vulnerabilitiy

About a month ago I was chatting on skype to a fellow Agent about a payload for [OMITTED]. Completely by accident, my payload executed in the other Agents client. I decided to investigate a little fur...

Covert PC for all Senior Agents

Agent Braben has developed a tiny USB stick PC that has a HDMI port in one end and a USB port on the other. You plug it into a HDMI socket and then connect a keyboard via the USB port giving you a ful...