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Hackers Get Clever With Google Glass

07/18/2013, With great power comes great responsibility, and I am quite sure that you do know that by now. Sure, not everyone is able to afford a pair of Google Glass, but there are some who do and have done some pretty zany things with it. Case in point, a hack by a...

Modified Chargers Can Be Used To Hack iOS Devices

06/03/2013, Buying official accessories is usually an expensive affair, although this usually comes with peace of mind knowing you bought a product that will work, or if it doesn’t will allow you to return it. So in the future if you were thinking of purchasing...

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks The Financial Times

05/17/2013, It was not too long ago when we brought you news that the Syrian Electronic Army hacked into 11 Twitter accounts of The Guardian, and it seems that that was not the last we heard of them. Today, we have reliable information that the Syrian Electronic Army...

The Great LivingSocial Password Robbery

04/28/2013, Forget about the great train robbery, in this day and age, personal information stored online might prove to be far more valuable to thieving minds and hearts than just cold, hard cash, although I think that cash alone would still be the prime motivator...

FAA Dismisses Claims An Android App’s Ability To Takeover A Plane

04/12/2013, We reported on a story where a hacker claimed to have created an Android application that would be able to completely take over an aircraft. Hugo Teso, who is a security consultant and ex-commercial pilot, says his application would be able to make an...

Smartphone Used To Hijack Plane

04/11/2013, I suppose the headline says it all, and it is now down to the little details which should interest many an airline passenger. At least this lends some weight to the argument that one should ensure all electronic items, including smartphones, be turned off...

Internet Slows Down After History’s Biggest Cyber Attack

03/27/2013, Is it possible to experience a “traffic jam” on the anecdotal information superhighway? The simple answer, yes! I noticed it around 9 hours ago, but did not give too much thought into it, thinking that my local ISP’s underwater cable somewhere is...