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Hiding Malware, With Windows XP

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In the nearly four decades since the first PC viruses spread in the wild, malware writers have evolved some exceptionally clever ways to hide their creations …

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Come On Baby Light My Fire Button

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While the Nintendo GameCube stood deep in the shadows of the PS2 in its day, its controller remains a popular target for all sorts of modifications …

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Microsoft Releases The Source Code You Wanted Almost 30 Years Ago

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In the late 1970s and early 1980s, if you had a personal computer there was a fair chance it either booted into some version of Microsoft …

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Milling A Custom 6-Pin DIN Connector

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When Charles Ouweland found himself in need of a DIN connector that had a somewhat unusual pin arrangement, he figured he could fashion his own in …

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Dyeing Fabric To Create Sensors

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Fabrics with electrical functionality have been around for several years, but are very rarely used in mainstream clothing. The fabrics are very expensive and the supply …

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Radio’s Sordid History Of Being Blamed For Everything

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In the surreal world of a pandemic lockdown, we are surrounded by news stories that defy satire. The idea that 5G cellular networks are to blame …

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Hackaday Podcast 068: Picky Feeders, Slaggy Tables, Wheelie Droids, And Janky Batteries

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Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys ride the rails of hackerdom, exploring the sweetest hacks of the past week. There’s a dead simple component feeder …

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From Zero To LED Cube In Less Than Seven Months

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We know that LED video cubes are so last year, but that doesn’t mean we don’t still love to see them. Any project that incorporates over …

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This Week In Security: DNS DDOS, Revenge Of The 15 Year Old Bug, And More

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Another DDOS amplification technique has just recently been disclosed, NXNSAttack (technical paper here) that could be used against DNS servers. We’ve covered amplification attacks before. The …

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Joy-Con Mod Gives Nintendo Switch Touchpad Control

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While Valve’s Steam Controller ultimately ended up being a commercial flop, most users agreed its use of touch-sensitive pads in place of traditional analog joysticks or …