hacking http://michiganradio.org en Michigan Stadium is hosting a hackathon this weekend http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-stadium-hosting-hackathon-weekend <p>Michigan Stadium will be full of college students this weekend. But these students aren't watching a football game -- they're hackers.<br><br>A University of Michigan group called MHacks is sponsoring a 36-hour hackathon. It's a competition that challenges participants to use technology to create inventions that solve modern problems.</p><p>Thomas Erdmann is a junior at Michigan and the president of MHacks. He says the word hacking gets a bad rap. Erdmann says the hackathon represents what the word hacking really means to engineers.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 17:06:09 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 14523 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan Stadium is hosting a hackathon this weekend Federal court website in Detroit may (or may not) be the latest victim of 'hacktivists' http://michiganradio.org/post/federal-court-website-detroit-may-or-may-not-be-latest-victim-hacktivists <p>A federal court website in Detroit may be the latest victim of a hacking campaign by online activists.</p><p></p><p>The group, Anonymous, &nbsp;has claimed responsibility for several attacks on government websites. The group is opposed to online censorship and other government intrusions.</p><p></p><p>Rod Hansen is the spokesman for the eastern district court. He says technicians are checking the Eastern District of Michigan's U-S Probation Office website, after media reports that hackers installed a destructive ‘video game’ on the website.</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:54:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 10967 at http://michiganradio.org Federal court website in Detroit may (or may not) be the latest victim of 'hacktivists'