Attack of the evil subtitles: Update your Kodi, VLC, or other affected media players

If you use a media player that supports third-party subtitles you should probably check to see if there’s an update today. Security researchers at Check point identified a vulnerability that allowed malware to be distributed via subtitle files. The company reached out to the developers of popular media players affected by the vulnerability before disclosing […]

Netflix hack brings (crappy) videos to Nintendo Enterainment System

Every now and again Netflix hosts a hack day, where developers at the company whip up tools that will pause a video when you fall asleep, let you password-protect your user profile, or create custom playlists. The company held the latest Netflix Hack Day in the first week of March and one team got Netflix to […]