November 25th @ 9:32 PM GMT
NPR Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for president this year, has pledged to request recounts in swing states that Donald Trump narrowly won. Stein claims it's an effort to ensure the integrity of the results. But experts say there's no evidence of hacking or other irregularities. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Shane Harris, correspondent for <em>The Daily Beast</em>. (Politics)
November 27th @ 3:49 PM GMT
SlashDot An anonymous reader writes: Two hackers are renting access to a massive Mirai botnet, which they claim has more than 400,000 infected bots, ready to carry out DDoS attacks at anyone's behest. The hackers have quite a reputation on the hacking underground and have previously been linked to the GovRAT malware, which was used to steal data from several US companies. Renting around 50,000 bots costs between $3,000-$4,000 for 2 weeks, meaning renting the whole thing costs between $20,000-$30,00... (Technology)