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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...

Evernote Hacked

03/03/2013, It seems that a company is not considered to be “cool” these days if it was not hacked. Evernote has “joined” this “esteemed club” of companies, where their cloud-based services have actually suffered a serious security breach over the...

Anonymous Hacked

02/22/2013, I guess there is no need for any long winded title, especially when you consider how hacker collective Anonymous have had done their bit in the past to deface several websites before. In a nutshell, what goes around, comes around, and BBC News has...

Jeep Twitter Account Hacked, Gets Logo Change

02/19/2013, It was just yesterday when we reported on Burger King’s official Twitter account being hacked early in the morning, and the pranksters there decided to tweet the entire world that the fast food chain was being bought over by McDonald’s. Well, a...

iPhone Hack Lets You Start Your Car By Sending An SMS

01/15/2013, Living in New Jersey, I can tell you we experience every season to the extreme as our winters are freezing and our summers are red-hot. So no matter what time of year it is, if it isn’t spring or fall, then I won’t ever want to leave my...

Verizon FIOS Hacked (Rumor)

12/23/2012, On Saturday evening, there was a story making its rounds that a hacker claimed to have nicked information from approximately 3 million Verizon Wireless customers which was in plain-text, and this hacker allegedly posted the information for 300,000...

25 GPU Cluster Guesses Windows Passwords In Under 6 Hours

12/10/2012, The amount of raw computing power found in a 25-GPU cluster is more than enough to take a crack at 6.6 quadrillion password combinations. Just in case your mind is boggled by the amount, let’s just put it simply. That amount is more than enough to check...

US drone transmissions are not as secure as we think

10/30/2012, You know what they say – a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and in the case of the US military with their vaunted army of Predator and Reaper drones, it was discovered that our men and women in uniform have failed to secure the...

Barnes & Noble experience credit card data breach

10/24/2012, Raise the alarms! Hackers have successfully nicked credit card information that belonged to customers who shopped as recently as last month at 63 Barnes & Noble stores throughout the US, where some of the more notable stores include those in New York...

World of Warcraft hack suspected in turning cities into deathtraps

10/08/2012, Watch the video above, and tell me otherwise that it is not a hack. Unless, of course, someone managed to figure out a way to play god, World of Warcraft cities have ended up as instant deathtraps, where players as well as NPCs (non-player characters) in...

Samsung Galaxy smartphones vulnerable to remote wipe assault?

09/25/2012, If you own a select Samsung smartphone, be forewarned – a security researcher is concerned after claiming to have exposed a vulnerability in some Samsung handsets, potentially leaving them open to a remote wipe attack. According to Ravi Borgaonkar,...