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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,...

Six million Virgin Mobile user accounts at risk, says developer

09/18/2012, If you are a company will millions of users, it is usually expected that you would ensure fool-proof security of your user’s accounts. A developer has now claimed that Virgin Mobile USA entirely fails on this front, citing a very basic security...

GoDaddy offers 30% discounts to make up for service outage

09/14/2012, Recently, GoDaddy had to face rather critical network issues when millions of websites hosted by the company went down. Before soon, a member of the hacktivist group, Anonymous, claimed responsibility for the attack, boasting that he did so to expose the...

GoDaddy says internal network issues responsible for crash

09/11/2012, GoDaddy recently underwent a crash which also took down millions of sites hosted by it. An Anonymous member, AnonymousOwn3r, claimed that he was responsible for the crash and that he accomplished it through a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack....

GoDaddy restores service after hacking incident

09/10/2012, Earlier today, the Internet was abuzz about web hosting company GoDaddy being hacked by the hacker collective known as Anonymous, and in an announcement over on Twitter, GoDaddy mentioned that the majority of their customer-hosted sites are now up and...