Mr. Worst Case Scenario

Mr. Worst Case Scenario

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Maverick of men. Enemy of deception. Proud homeowner. Mr. Worst Case Scenario found his calling after a near-death experience involving a retiree and a malfunctioning front-end loader made him realize just how fragile life really is. From then on, he has devoted his days to warning others of the dangers lurking around each and every corner.

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Nothing is safe, hackers will rule the world, and other DefCon 21 takeaways

DefCon 21 has come and gone. But the hackers are still out there, waiting to pounce when you least expect it. From lockpicking to fat 401Ks, here's what you need to know to survive.
Opinion

Has DefCon gone soft, or are the real hackers in hiding? I have a theory …

This year's DefCon hacking convention is not what it seems. Children run the halls, first-time attendees fill the chairs, new speakers give the talks, and not a single person has been arrested. Mr. Worst Case Scenario believes he has…
Opinion

Defcon 21: Driverless cars? More like ‘four-wheeled Terminators’

Everyone likes to say that driverless cars are the future. That they'll be safer because they remove the possibility of human error. Too bad these contraptions will have human error baked right into their soulless hearts.
Opinion

Reporting from Black Hat: Your smart TV is probably spying on your family right now

On Thursday, not one but TWO panels went into detail on how your smart TV is eminently hackable and arguably the most dangerous device in your home.
Opinion

Reporting from Black Hat: When enemies start treating each other like friends, watch your back

When NSA Director General Alexander addresses a room full of hackers, you expect cat calls and you get them. What you don't expect is for him to get them eating out of his hand.
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In the seedy airwaves of DefCon, only your brain is unhackable

It’s a scary world out there, and Mr. Worst Case Scenario is hell bent on exploring it so you don’t have to. This week’s mission: the DefCon hacker convention, where fearmonger-in-chief will churn up the scariest exploits in the…