Kevin Mitnick

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Hacker Kevin Mitnick at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition at the RDS this week: “The motivation for me was that it was fun and an intellectual challenge but for many hackers now it’s about fraud, espionage and so on.”

Kevin Mitnick doesn’t look like the kind of guy who could set off a nuclear missile just by whistling into a phone. But at one stage it was believed h(...)

Clodagh Clarke and Abbie Cassidy, students from Ringsend College in Dublin,  at the BT Young Scientist of the Year exhibition at the RDS on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The critical role the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition plays in helping to generate Irish talent in science, technology, engineering and m(...)

Margot Moore (left) and Aimee O’Neill, first-year students at Loreto Foxrock, join the Ultimate Science Show  at the launch of the 2017 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than 1,100 students will showcase their scientific research projects at the 2018 staging of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in(...)