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Lizard Squad Says They Will Stop Hacking Xbox Live And PSN

12/28/2014, As many gamers who use Sony or Microsoft’s gaming services have noticed, both PSN and Xbox Live were taken offline during Christmas due to the attacks of a hacker group who call themselves the Lizard Squad. Now it appears that the hacks have stopped and...

Hack Turns Hobbit’s “Sting” Sword Into A WiFi Detector

12/26/2014, If you’ve read Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit, you’re probably aware of the sword called “Sting”. It is a sword used by Bilbo (and later Froddo) and it glows blue when it detects Orcs. Pretty handy, right? Well thankfully we are in a world in...

FBI Reportedly Foresaw Sony Pictures Hack Back In 2013

12/26/2014, We’re sure by now pretty much everyone has heard of the hack on Sony Pictures. Now the question is was Sony’s security inadequate to begin with, or were the hackers simply too good for Sony’s defenses? Well an earlier report had suggested that Sony...

Staples Confirms 1.16 Million Credit/Debit Cards Stolen In Hack

12/23/2014, Back in October, it was revealed that retailer Staples experienced a security breach that could have potentially compromised both credit and debit card information. Well exactly how many cards were affected in the hack? Well Staples has since confirmed...

Sony Threatens Twitter With Legal Action Over Leaked Email Tweets

12/23/2014, As many of you guys have heard by now, Sony Pictures was hacked and with the hack not only were threats made to the company, but leaked information such as email exchanges, scripts, financial information, and more were made available to the public. Safe...

North Korea’s Internet Knocked Offline In Speculated Attack

12/22/2014, When it was “confirmed” by the FBI that North Korea was behind the hack of Sony Pictures, the US government had promised that they would launch an appropriate response. It was unclear what they meant but it looks like the taking out of North Korea’s...

Anonymous Offers To Release “The Interview” For Sony

12/21/2014, Following the hack on Sony Pictures and the threats made by the hackers, Sony has decided to cancel the theatrical release of the comedy “The Interview”. Recently Sony had commented saying that they’re still exploring their options on how best to...

FBI Confirms North Korea’s Involvement In Sony Hack

12/19/2014, Just yesterday there was more speculation that North Korea could be behind the hack on Sony Pictures, and now it looks like the FBI has confirmed it, despite an earlier report also from the FBI that suggested that there was no evidence of North Korea’s...

This USB Necklace Is Able To Hack Your Computer In Minutes

12/19/2014, We’re sure you’ve probably seen this in movies and TV shows where the good/bad guy attempts to hack a computer network or system just by plugging in a USB drive. Once the USB drive has been plugged in, the hack seems to run without a hitch and if...