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Sony Pictures France hacked

06/21/2011, It’s been about 12 days since Sony’s last breach, and it looks like they’ll have to reset the intrusion counter. Sony has been reported as hacked again, this time it’s the Sony Picture’s French website. According to the...

LulzSec And Anonymous Team Up To Take Down Governments And Banks

06/20/2011, As if it wasn’t bad enough that LulzSec was out there hacking websites and bringing down systems like Sony and government websites belong to the US Senate and CIA and also leaking 62,000 username and passwords for unnamed websites, but now it looks...

Apple Files Patent For New Security Features For Find My iPhone

06/16/2011, Find My iPhone is an app developed by Apple that basically allows you to locate your iPhone in the event that you might have lost it or had it stolen. The current version of the app uses GPS to indicate its location, and should the thief be smart enough...

Codemasters hacked, user details compromised

06/10/2011, In the latest case of high-profile digital attacks that have taken place, it looks like another gaming company has been hit. This time the attack seems to have come out of nowhere, with Codemasters being the victim. The company that’s known for...

Android apps put users’ information at risk

06/09/2011, Remember how awhile ago the Skype app for Android was said to be storing its users details on easily accessible files that weren’t encrypted? Well it looks like Skype isn’t the only company guilty of such practices. According to a recent...

Nintendo Hacked: Server Visited Without Authorization

06/05/2011, Nintendo said that one of its server was accessed without authorization. The company stressed that no personal information was lost, but did not elaborate on the breach or the security vulnerability. Nintendo is probably still investigating the breach,...

Facebook knows which sites you’ve been visiting

06/02/2011, Facebook is on its way to world domination. It’s pretty much impossible to discover a website that doesn’t have a Facebook “Like” or “Share” button anymore. If you’re wondering why, it’s because the Facebook...

New hacking group prepares to destroy Sony

05/31/2011, It’s only been a few weeks since Sony’s hacked PlayStation Network was first restored and now another hacking group is threatening to take down the company’s assets yet again. It’s believed that the hacking group known as LulzSec...

Lockitron turns your phone into a door key

05/18/2011, We’ve seen our fair share of interesting locks and alarm systems around here, but until now we’ve yet to see an app used to unlock a door.  Apigy has released an app for smartphones called Lockitron. Used in conjunction with the Lockitron...

Android Security Fix Coming

05/18/2011, It was previously reported by German security researchers Bastian Könings, Jens Nickels, and Florian Schaub (University of Ulm) that 99.7% of Android phones were vulnerable to snooping and that their data (contacts, calendar) could be accessed by a 3rd...

Facebook attempts to educate its users on app permissions

05/17/2011, How many of you use Facebook on a daily basis? As for those of you who do – do you ever bother taking the time to understand the app permissions before you choose to allow them access? If you do then great, but there is a larger number of folks who...