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WordPress.com Resets 100,000 Accounts As A Precautionary Move

09/13/2014, It was rather big news when earlier this week, it became known that up to 5 million Gmail usernames and their corresponding passwords were published over at a Russian Bitcoin forum. Google has continued to maintain that they have strong reason to believe...

Apple “Actively Investigating” iCloud Hack

09/01/2014, According to a report earlier today, it seemed that due to an alleged iCloud hack, a variety of celebrity photos were compromised. Many of the photos involved nudity, although some celebrities have claimed that they were fake, but at the same time some...

Potential iCloud Hack Sees Compromising Celebrity Photos Leaked

09/01/2014, Whether you follow celebrity gossip or tech news, it seems that both genres have collided paths today in what can only be seen as one of the largest leaks of celebrity nude photos. According to multiple reports, it seems that a hacker has been steadily...

UPS Store Confirms Data Breach

08/20/2014, If you have used your credit card at a UPS Store between the 20th of January to the 11th of August 2014, there is a good chance that your credit/debit card details could have been stolen. This was announced by UPS who revealed that due to a malware...

WarKitteh Cat Collar Will Scout For Wi-Fi Hackers

08/11/2014, It was at the end of last week that we brought you word on how a flaw in some of the more popular Wi-Fi routers that are out there in the market could reveal the password to anyone with adequate technical know how and a nefarious intention. Well, it looks...

Flaw In Wi-Fi Router Reveals Password

08/08/2014, It looks as though security issues on a computer network continue to be a bane for users, especially when you have up to 1.2 billion usernames and passwords compromised in a recent hacking incident. As for folks who think that they are safe from big time...

Russian Group Involved In Internet Data Heist

08/05/2014, Is anything sacred when stored online these days? Apparently not, as where there is a will, there is a way. Not only that, despite having all of the technological failsafes built in place, all it takes is one moment of carelessness, and a security breach...

USB Drives Possibly Reprogrammed To Infect Computers

07/31/2014, The next time someone passes you a USB flash drive to plug into your computer, you might be a wee bit more wary. After all, researchers have successfully reprogrammed USB flash drives in order to have them infect computers on the quiet. According to the...

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...