After glitch grants access, Bethesda says locked Fallout 76 vault will open

Enlarge / You can’t legitimately access this Fallout 76 vault yet, but you can take a peek inside. (credit: McStaken / Reddit) Bethesda has confirmed that a locked vault in Fallout 76 will eventually open, but the admission came only after a player was briefly trapped in the locked area due to an in-game glitch. […]

Man who allegedly gave Vault 7 cache to WikiLeaks busted by poor opsec

Enlarge / A man crosses the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) seal in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on August 14, 2008. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) A federal grand jury has formally indicted Joshua Adam Schulte, a former CIA employee, who prosecutors say was behind the Vault 7 trove of the agency’s hacking […]

Ex-CIA employee ID’d but not charged in Vault 7 leak of hacking tools

(credit: Dominic Byrd-McDevitt – Wikimedia) Federal authorities have identified a suspect behind last year’s Vault 7 leak of Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools. The trove published to WikiLeaks included exploits and documents for infecting iPhones, Wi-Fi routers, and Cisco Switches, and it represented the biggest-known loss of classified information in CIA history. According to articles […]

Canada's Damian Warner falters in decathlon pole vault at Commonwealth Games

Canadian Damian Warner’s bid to defend his decathlon title at the Commonwealth Games took a nose dive Tuesday when he failed to clear a height in the pole vault. Warner missed three attempts at 4.50 metres, failing to score any points in the event. His personal best is 4.90 metres. The 28-year-old from London, Ont., […]

The late IKEA founder had a secret vault to ensure his furniture chain would ‘live forever’

Denis Balibouse/Reuters Ingvar Kamprad is said to have made plans in 1976 to ensure the future of IKEA in case of his death. The results are a holding structure made so complex that outsiders would not understand it. This structure, Kamprad hoped, would let IKEA live on even in times of war or political turmoil. […]

Somewhere: The Vault Papers’s conspiracy plays out in texts and on Google Maps

Somewhere: The Vault Papers teases the possibility of an immense conspiracy unfolding — but the only way you can find out more is through texting. French developer Norseman Interactive has teamed up with publisher Playdius on its debut messaging-based narrative mobile game. It launches March 8 on iOS for $ 3, with an Android release […]

Once Upon a Time Sneak Peek: What's Brewing in Regina's Storybrooke Vault?

ABC’s Once Upon a Time will resume its farewell run on Friday, March 2 at 8/7c with a bit of a blast from the past, returning us to a place very familiar from the series’ first six seasons. RELATEDOnce Upon a Time‘s Magical Moments: Rewatch Emma and Neal’s Emotionally Intense NYC Reunion As one can […]

Great, Prince’s Paisley Park Vault is in Shambles

Throughout his too-short life, Prince was legendary not only for this talent, but for his productivity; he not only released a staggering 40 studio albums over the course of his 37-year career (including several multi-record sets), but left scores of recorded but unreleased songs in the Paisley Park vaults. The question of those abandoned recordings […]