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Steam hacked: credit card and personal information compromised

11/10/2011, Earlier this week, Steam’s forums were hacked and they were taken offline in the guise of being under maintenance. However, it turns out that the hackers did more than just breach the forums. According to a statement from Gabe Newell, co-founder of...

Sony Reader PRS-T1 hacked to run Android apps

10/17/2011, Do you own the Sony Reader PRS-T1? As you may be aware, it’s running on a heavily modified version of Android, much like how Amazon’s Kindle Fire will be like, but what that means is that by right you should be able to run Android apps on it, and...

Sesame Street YouTube channel hacked with porn

10/17/2011, I knew that Big Bird was more than just an innocent moniker – and someone else thought the same, too, with Sesame Street’s YouTube channel being hacked yesterday – where the standard issue of family-friendly content was removed, while...

Cheap graphics cards help crack passwords

10/05/2011, Do you happen to be in possession of some rather nifty hacking knowledge, and also a £30 graphics card lying around the basement somewhere? If you answered “Yes” on both accounts, then good – chances are you are already equipped to be...

Anonymous: September 24 is day of vengeance in US

09/22/2011, Brace yourselves for a new slew of cyber attacks from hacktivist group Anonymous as they have just announced in a press release that the collective and “other cyber liberation groups” will “peacefully yet forcefully” protest all over the United...

Paypal Hack: Javascript hacking intercepts PayPal information

09/21/2011, It seems that there is a new JavaScript hacking tool hanging around that is capable of intercepting your PayPal account, not to mention other supposedly “secure” sessions. This coming Friday, two security researchers will work to deliver a...

Xbox 360 claimed to be permanently hacked

09/01/2011, Great news for folks who are keen on using the Microsoft Xbox 360 for homebrew purposes. Last week, some hackers announced that they’ve been able to bypass the Xbox 360 security system to inject and execute their own code. The hackers even released a...

Apple hires iPhone hacker, Comex

08/25/2011, Not too long after Apple hired Peter Hajas, it looks like the company is on the hunt for more iOS developers/hackers again. This time, a hacker who goes by the name of Comex (real name Nicholas Allegra), has been selected to be an intern at the Cupertino...

Insulin pump maker ignores hacker’s warnings

08/25/2011, Remember the diabetic hacker, Jay Radcliffe, who exposed the security vulnerabilities of the insulin pump at the recent Black Hat computer security conference earlier this month? Well, Radcliffe thought he’d do the public a favor by informing the...

Engineer hacks Kindle for his little sister with cerebral palsy

08/24/2011, Who says hacking can’t be used for good? A prime example would be in the case of Glenn who is an electrical engineer, who hacked Amazon’s eReader, Kindle, and modified it in such a way that made it easier for his little sister to use, who happens to...

Nokia Developer forum hacked

08/22/2011, Another day another hack, and this time it’s the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer: Nokia, on the receiving end.  A hacker who goes by the name of mrNRG recently broke into the Nokia Developer forum, and defaced it by redirecting...