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Researchers Discover Method To Hack The MacBook’s iSight Camera

12/18/2013, One of the ways we would be able to tell that our webcams are active, regardless whether used as a microphone or as a webcam, would be a light on the device that basically lets us know that it is on. Unfortunately it would seem as though there are ways to...

Battlefield 4 PC Servers Experience DDOS Attacks This Weekend

11/17/2013, Any website owner will tell you that a DDOS attack is no fun at all. Heck, it is definitely one of the worse experiences that a website owner will be able to go through, and the situation can be more or less said to be amplified many times over if you...

Unencrypted Credit Card And CCV Numbers Stolen

11/13/2013, Security in the digital age can be quite a touchy subject, especially when you consider just how breaches in the past such as the debacle surrounding Adobe recently, leaking out information of approximately 3 million accounts. Apparently, those reports...

Smartphone PIN Spotted Using Camera And Microphone

11/11/2013, Every smartphone has one basic security feature – that is, the PIN number which the user inputs whenever the smartphone boots up. Of course, there are other security features to check out as well, such as a pattern unlock, or in select cases,...

Dad “Hacks” Wheelchair For Kid To Increase Mobility

09/01/2013, Have you read the book, “The 5 Languages of Love?” Different folks express their love to one another differently, some do it via words, others through action, and others through gifts. Well, here is one dad who loves his kid so much, that he actually...

NY Times Site Hacked

08/28/2013, Yesterday, we brought you word that Twitter’s domain registration was taken over by the Syrian Electronic Army, and here we are with word that the next alleged victim of the Syrian Electronic Army would be The New York Times – as those who clicked...

Tesla API Deemed More Vulnerable To Hacks By Expert

08/25/2013, The Tesla Model S did make our headlines more than a week ago, bumping into an utility pole and causing a blackout of the area along the way. This time around, here we are with additional details concerning the Tesla Model S – it could very well be...

League Of Legends Hacked; Account Data, Credit Card Info Stolen

08/21/2013, We never like to hear or report on a company announcing a service of theirs has been hacked, and as a result you now have to scramble to reset your password for the service and additional services you may have reused that password with. Today, we...

Baby Monitor Hacked, Gave Parents A Scare

08/14/2013, Most folks who are new parents for the first time would not mind forking out rolls of money just to ensure that their bundle of joy gets nothing but the very best, including being able to keep an eye (as well as an ear) on the little one throughout the...

Dalai Lama’s Chinese Site Hacked

08/13/2013, I guess that anyone with an online presence in the form of a website or web page is fair target of hackers, although your blog would be left mostly untouched if all you did with it was to show off pictures of your lunch, your pet cat lazing around the...

Apple Developer Site Restored

08/11/2013, After a few weeks of outage, Apple has finally restored the developer site post hack. Since the middle of July, a security intrusion of the Apple developer site rendered a slew of tools for both iOS as well as Mac OS X developers inaccessible, and after a...

Satis Luxury Toilet’s Smartphone App Can Be “Hacked”

08/05/2013, Last year, we talked about Satis, a new luxury toilet (only in Japan!) that can be controlled by a smartphone app. Well, considering how smartphone apps are not well known for their security capabilities and does not have a particularly strong and secure...