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Hackers steals €10K in Bitcoin, donates it to Rojava

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The hacker who claimed responsibility for both the Gamma Group and Hacking Team breaches has struck again, this time sending €10,000 of allegedly stolen Bitcoin to Rojava, an autonomous region in northern Syria that they described as “one of the most inspiring revolutionary projects in the world today.” The hacker, …

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Tech Boom Fueled By 40,000 Congolese Child Miners

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A recent Amnesty International report sounded the alarm on a “blood mineral” mined by Congolese children as young as seven and used in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries found in laptops, smartphones and even electric cars. The mineral is cobalt, and more than half of the world’s supply comes from the Democratic …

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