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FBI Director Sheds Light On North Korea’s Role In Sony Hack

01/07/2015, It wasn’t long after the FBI started investigating the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack that it reached the conclusion that this was orchestrated by North Korea. This allegation was denied by the reclusive country but the FBI stuck to its guns even...

FBI Director Will Explain Why North Korea Was Named In Sony Hack

01/07/2015, The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack made international headlines. Computer systems at the studio were taken down, an unimaginable amount of data stolen, and day to day operations of the studio badly affected. SPE had to dig out old BlackBerrys just to...

iDict Tool Relies On Commonly Used Passwords To Hack Into iCloud

01/02/2015, Despite there being multiple warnings in the past about how one shouldn’t use easy to guess passwords like “password” or “12345678” or “abc123”, there are still users out there who choose to do so, thinking that the chances of them getting...

Chick-Fil-A Looking Into Possible Credit Card Breach

01/02/2015, Back in 2014 several big name retailers were hacked, such as Target and Home Depot in which during the process, the payment details of their customers were stolen, along with their personal information such as email addresses, names, home addresses, and...

Hackers Who Took Down Sony Now After A News Organization

12/31/2014, The hacker group which claimed responsibility for the Sony cyberattack calls itself Guardians of Peace, and it appears the group isn’t quite done yet with companies on U.S. soil. According to an FBI bulletin the hackers have now threatened to attack...

Sony Pictures Hack Could Be Insider Job, According To Security Firm

12/29/2014, Many have speculated that the hacks on Sony Pictures had come from North Korea. This was later confirmed by the authorities, but despite those confirmations, there are some who are still a bit skeptical. In fact some believe that it could be the job of an...

Lizard Squad Says They Will Stop Hacking Xbox Live And PSN

12/28/2014, As many gamers who use Sony or Microsoft’s gaming services have noticed, both PSN and Xbox Live were taken offline during Christmas due to the attacks of a hacker group who call themselves the Lizard Squad. Now it appears that the hacks have stopped and...

Tor Users Were Not At Risk During Attack

12/28/2014, Lizard Squad, a hacker group, has been pretty busy over Christmas. First it knocked down PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, bringing online gaming on PlayStation and Xbox consoles to a standstill, and then set its sights on an anonymity network called...

Hack Turns Hobbit’s “Sting” Sword Into A WiFi Detector

12/26/2014, If you’ve read Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit, you’re probably aware of the sword called “Sting”. It is a sword used by Bilbo (and later Froddo) and it glows blue when it detects Orcs. Pretty handy, right? Well thankfully we are in a world in...

FBI Reportedly Foresaw Sony Pictures Hack Back In 2013

12/26/2014, We’re sure by now pretty much everyone has heard of the hack on Sony Pictures. Now the question is was Sony’s security inadequate to begin with, or were the hackers simply too good for Sony’s defenses? Well an earlier report had suggested that Sony...

PSN And Xbox Live Hit By Hackers On Christmas Eve

12/25/2014, One would think that hackers would recede in their lairs for the holidays but the reality is different. A notorious group which goes by the moniker Lizard Squad is taking credit for the attack on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live that took place on...