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Tor Claims Network Was Breached, University Researchers Suspected

07/31/2014, For those unfamiliar with Tor, it is basically a service in which Internet users can use to cloak themselves in a shroud of anonymity. While it does sound shady (and rightfully so, given that many of Silk Road’s users were using Tor), it does have more...

HACKANODE 2014 Mobile App Global Challenge Launched By Variable

07/30/2014, The clarion call has gone out – Variable has just launched the HACKANODE 2014 Mobile App Global Challenge, where one of the judges who will be sitting on the panel will be none other than Steve Wozniak himself, the other Steve who was instrumental...

Play Doom On An ATM Machine

07/27/2014, ATMs are a wonderful concept – it allows you to stash your money in a place that can be retrieved at just about anywhere – as long as you still have some money left in your bank account, of course. Having said that, computers run the ATM, and...

European Central Bank Hacked, Personal Information Stolen

07/24/2014, When Steam was hacked, both credit card as well as personal information of users were compromised, and that did not come across as a surprise in this digital day and age. This time around, it seems as though a “bigger fish” has been caught – as...

Malware Discovered On Facebook Masquerading As A YouTube Video

07/23/2014, Let’s face it, whenever we see a sexy photo or video pop up on our Facebook News Feed, we get curious, especially if the title is extremely engaging, but it looks like there has been a piece of malware making its rounds on Facebook. According to an...

Jailbreaker Geohot Joins Google’s Project Zero’s Team Of Hackers

07/17/2014, A couple of days ago, Google announced Project Zero which is basically Google’s plan to keep the internet safe. This is done by keeping an eye out for potential vulnerabilities across all sorts of software and platforms, and then helping the developers...

Hackers Deliver Malware Through Japanese Adult Websites

07/17/2014, Visiting adult websites is a pretty common occurrence but the next time you are thinking about visiting Japanese adult websites, you might want to rethink that. This is because according to a recent report by ESET, it seems that cyber criminals have...

Smart Lightbulbs Hacked To Expose WiFi Password

07/08/2014, Smart LED lightbulbs are pretty cool, like the Link bulb from GE and the Philips Hue. How are they cool? Well in case you haven’t been following the news, what makes these lightbulbs pretty awesome is that you can control them via your smartphone. You...

Mario Kart 8 Hacked

07/07/2014, For those of you who have had plenty of fun with the hugely successful Mario Kart 8 ever since it was launched, you might want to take note that not all is well with the title. Apparently, Mario Kart 8 has already been hacked, at least from what the...

Hackers Controlled Israeli Army Twitter Account For A While

07/04/2014, It seems that the Israeli army’s Twitter account too, is a little bit porous, having been hacked for a while by Internet hackers. According to the military, the Internet hackers posted a fear inducing message that a nuclear facility was the target of...

Yo’s Founder Thinks It Was Lucky They Got Hacked

06/23/2014, The Yo app might seem silly and novel on the surface, but for some strange reason it has managed to catch on in a very fast and viral way. Perhaps it’s the simplistic nature of the app which stands out from the sea of feature-rich apps like WhatsApp,...