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The Hacker News (THN) Celebrates 6th Anniversary Today

Can you believe that it’s been 6 years since we first launched The Hacker News?

Yes, The Hacker News is celebrating its sixth anniversary today on 1st November.

We started this site on this same day back in 2010 with the purpose of providing a dedicated platform to deliver latest infosec news and threat updates for Hackers, Security researchers, technologists, and nerds.

Times flies when

Google to Launch 'Andromeda OS' — An Android-Chrome OS Hybrid

Google’s long-rumored Android-Chrome hybrid operating system is expected to debut at the company’s upcoming hardware event on October 4.

The company has been working to merge the two OSes for roughly 3 years with a release planned for 2017, but an “early version” to show things off to the world in 2016.
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Android + Chrome = Andromeda

The hybrid OS, currently nicknamed ‘

Hey, Poker Face — This Wi-Fi Router Can Read Your Emotions

Are you good at hiding your feelings?

No issues, your Wi-Fi router may soon be able to tell how you feel, even if you have a good poker face.

A team of researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a device that can measure human inner emotional states using wireless signals.

Dubbed EQ-Radio, the new device measures heartbeat, and

Oh, It's On Sale! USB Kill to Destroy any Computer within Seconds

Remember Killer USB stick?

A proof-of-concept USB prototype that was designed by a Russian researcher, Dark Purple, last year, to effectively destroy sensitive components of a computer when plugged in.

Now, someone has actually created the Killer USB stick that destroys almost anything – such as Laptops, PCs, or televisions – it is plugged into.
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Record-breaking 1.9 Gbps Internet Speed achieved over 4G Mobile Connection

Elisa, one of the biggest Finnish Internet Service Providers (ISP), claims to have achieved a new world record for 4G network with 1.9 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) data download speed using Huawei technology.

Currently, Sweden and the United Kingdom have been crowned as the top countries across the world when it comes to fastest mobile 3G and 4G speeds, but now Finland is also working hard to

This Open Source 25-Core Processor Chip Can Be Scaled Up to 200,000-Core Computer

Researchers have designed a new computer chip that promises to boost the performance of computers and data centers while processing applications in parallel.

Princeton University researchers have developed a 25-core open source processor, dubbed Piton named after the metal spikes used by rock climbers, which has been designed to be flexible, highly scalable, fast and energy-efficient to

Happy Birthday! LINUX Turns 25 Years Old Today

Linux has turned 25!

Dear all, today is August 25, 2016, and it is time for the celebration, as it’s the 25th Anniversary of the Linux project, announced by its creator, Finnish programmer Linus Torvalds, on August 25, 1991.

Who can forget one of the most famous messages in the computing world posted by Torvalds exactly 25 years ago today, on 25 August 1991:
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China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite

China has taken one more step forward towards achieving success in Quantum communication technology.

China has launched the world’s first quantum communications satellite into orbit aboard a Long March-2D rocket earlier today in order to test the fundamental laws of quantum mechanics at space.

‘Hack-Proof’ Communications System

The satellite, dubbed Quantum Science Satellite, is designed

On This Day 25-years Ago, The World's First Website Went Online

On this day 25 years ago, August 6, 1991, the world’s first website went live to the public from a lab in the Swiss Alps.

So Happy 25th Birthday, WWW! It’s the Silver Jubilee of the world’s first website.

The site was created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the World Wide Web (WWW), and was dedicated to information on the World Wide Web project.

The world’s first website, which ran on

This ATM Hack Allows Crooks to Steal Money From Chip-and-Pin Cards

Forget about security! It turns out that the Chip-and-PIN cards are just as easy to clone as magnetic stripe cards.

It took researchers just a simple chip and pin hack to withdraw up to $50,000 in cash from an ATM in America in under 15 minutes.

We have been told that EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) chip-equipped cards provides an extra layer of security which makes these cards more secure