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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...

The Legend Of Zelda Sees Role Reversal

03/17/2013, Househusbands, how are you the envy of other men out there who prefer to be in your shoes, where you are able to wake up late, have no kids to send to school yet, and basically keep the house in good working order, cooking dinner as the corporate,...

Electronic Billboard Hacked In Belgrade

03/14/2013, While old school billboards that are set up with printed paper can be defaced via acts of vandalism in the physical sense, electronic billboards which require far less manpower to change the face of it as all you need to do is to flash a new image or...

Jailed Hacker Hacks Prison Computers From IT Class

03/04/2013, Nicholas Webber, who is currently serving five years in jail after creating a hacker’s forum site known as GhostMarket, was invited into an IT class in jail, which is more or less one of the last few places where he should be. Well, what do you in...