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Man Hacks Starbucks Gift Card, Creates Money Out Of Thin Air

05/22/2015, Gift cards are handy if you don’t know what to buy someone. It can also be used like a prepaid system like iTunes Gift Cards where you can purchase a $50 card for yourself and limit your app purchases to that amount. However it seems that security...

Spy Agencies Wanted To Use Google Play To Install Spyware

05/21/2015, App stores such as the iTunes App Store, Google Play, BlackBerry World, and the Windows Phone Store are meant to be safe havens for apps and its users where thanks to the review efforts, apps that are published in these stores follow a certain guideline...

Teen Launches DDoS Attack On His School District’s Network

05/20/2015, We’ve seen teens lash out in all sorts of ways, but with technology being so prevalent in our lives and with us depending so much on it, it seems that one way teens might have found a new way to disrupt our lives. According to a report from KTVB News,...

Tech Companies Urge Obama To Disallow Encryption Backdoors

05/19/2015, It was revealed as part of the Snowden report that apparently agencies like the NSA had backdoors installed on products meant to be secure and also reportedly intercepted packages to install backdoors on them as well. Ultimately this renders security...

Hack Us, Please, Says United Airlines

05/15/2015, Most companies that we know of would do their level best to ensure that they do not end up getting hacked or experience a security breach, and for very good reason, too. After all, important and sensitive information can be obtained in this manner, which...

Combo Breaker Can Crack Combo Locks In Half A Minute

05/14/2015, What can you do in 30 seconds? While I can think of some really casual stunts like picking my nose, this unique and diminutive 3D printed robot, known as the Combo Breaker, would have been a whole lo more productive as it claims to be able to crack a...

Hackers Steal Money From Starbucks Mobile Customers

05/11/2015, While linking credit cards to apps and services does seem like a good idea as it helps make things more efficient, especially since you don’t have to keep entering your credit card details, it can also prove to be rather dangerous. According to a recent...

Obama’s Unclassified Emails Hacked?

04/27/2015, As we mentioned earlier this morning concerning Tesla’s website and Twitter account being hacked over the weekend, there is precious little out there that cannot get hacked once it is brought online. It does not matter if you happen to be the most...

Tesla Website And Twitter Account Hacked

04/27/2015, No website or online account is immune to being compromised the moment it is online, although there are definitely ways to make it very difficult to do so, of course. Having said that, Tesla more or less received a double blow over the weekend, as their...

Microsoft Wants To Pay You To Hack Its Spartan Browser

04/24/2015, Project Spartan is the upcoming browser that Microsoft will be including in Windows 10. We expect that the browser will have its fair share of issues right off the bat as any new software would, but it looks like Microsoft wants to nip it in the bud...

What Elite Hackers Do Upon Encountering An iMac

04/19/2015, When reading about malware and hacks on computers, most of the time it involves Windows-based machines. This isn’t to say that other platforms and computers, like Apple’s OS X, aren’t immune to hacks or viruses, it’s just that all this stuff...

Man Charged Of Hacking US Lottery

04/14/2015, It does look as though man always looks for the best possible way to do things – but sometimes, the shortcuts that we take in life makes us end up on the wrong side of the law. Take Eddie Tipton for instance – he allegedly hacked into the...

China Accused Of Launching Cyber Attacks In Asia

04/12/2015, While China might have gotten a bad rep as being a censorship-heavy country in Asia, it also seems that they have gotten the reputation as being pretty aggressive hackers as well. Recently a report from security firm FireEye (via TechCrunch) has revealed...