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Kinect open source driver for Windows available for download

11/10/2010, Remember the $2,000 bounty for a hacked version of an open source Kinect driver? Well, someone managed to “break” Kinect, so to speak, but did not do it out of the love of money (how noble). Hector Martin (@marcan42) of Marconsoft, on the...

Hacker Demonstrates A $1,500 Setup To Intercept Your Calls

08/02/2010, In a move that will have privacy advocates worried, a white hat hacker demonstrated a rather scary way of intercepting cell phone calls at DefCon 2010. Using a $1,500 kit which included a laptop and two RF antennas, he successfully fooled GSM cell phones...

Hacker Geohot Jailbreaks The iPhone 4

07/12/2010, Jailbreak fans should be quite happy to hear that Geohot has recently mentioned that he’s managed to jailbreak his iPhone 4, which gives us hope for more options to jailbreak the device. That being said, the bad news is that he hasn’t put a...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 Hacked To Offer 1080p Video Recording

06/16/2010, Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GH1 is a very capable camera, what with its ability to capture 720p HD video. That being said, it seems that the camera is capable of greater feats, as a hacker named Tester 13 has managed to reverse engineer the GH1′s...

GSM Encryption Cracked

12/30/2009, Operators have been relying on the A5/1 encryption to protect the privacy of calls made over GSM networks for a good 21 years, but now it seems that the code has been cracked by a 28-year old German, Karsten Nohl. He has presented the flaws in the...

Twitter Hacked By Iranian Cyber Army

12/18/2009, Those of you who frequent Twitter’s site will certainly have noticed that the main page was hacked around 10pm PST on 17th Dec. The site was hacked by a group called the “Iranian Cyber Army”, and as a result, the DNS for the address was...