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Microsoft Says Don't Use Windows XP Registry Hack
May 28, 2014 - in News
Microsoft warns against using a workaround to receive Windows XP updates.
eBay Users: Change Your Passwords
May 21, 2014 - in News
eBay has been hacked.
AOL Hacked, User Account Info Compromised
Apr 29, 2014 - in News
AOL was hacked after all.
Linksys Routers Getting Infected by "TheMoon" Worm
Feb 14, 2014 - in News
So far, all this worm is doing is spreading from one Linksys router to another.
Malware Was Used in December's Target Hack
Jan 13, 2014 - in News
Malware including RAM scrapers were used in the Target attack.
Fake Backwards Compatibility Instructions Brick Xbox One
Dec 9, 2013 - in News
A fake set of instructions has caused some Xbox One consoles to become bricked.
NSA Has Secret Agents Planted Inside World of Warcraft?
Dec 9, 2013 - in News
There's nowhere to hide.
Hacker Jeremy Hammond Gets 10 Years
Nov 20, 2013 - in News
Jeremy Hammond picked up a 10 year prison sentence on Friday for his involvement in hacking the intelligence organization Strategic Forecasting in 2011.
Major SIM Card Security Flaw Uncovered
Jul 25, 2013 - in News
SIM cards using D.E.S. encryption are vulnerable to attack, reveals a recent two-year study.
Sony to Pay £250K Fine for 2011 PSN Data Breach
Jul 16, 2013 - in News
Paying for its mistakes.
Hackers Can Breach Emergency Alert Systems With Ease
Feb 15, 2013 - in News
Emergency alert system devices used by radio and TV stations exposed to cyberattacks.
Wireless Carriers Leave Millions of Android Phones Prone to Hackers
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
Android device owners unable to receive updates without participation of carrier.
U.S. Government Invites Hackers to Improve The Nation
Jan 23, 2013 - in News
Participants will be granted access to to select government data.
Control the Puzzlebox Orbit Helicopter With Your Mind
Jan 11, 2013 - in News
Use your brainwaves, not a remote control or app, to fly this bad boy.
Report: Windows 8 Apps Are Easily Hacked
Dec 16, 2012 - in News
Apps sold in the Windows Store are apparently easy to hack.
Anonymous Supposedly Helped Keep Presidental Election Fair
Nov 21, 2012 - in News
The hactivist group claims it stopped a Fox News anchor from tampering with votes in the 2012 Presidential Election.
Convicted Hacker Mitnick Educates Navy on Cyber Security
Oct 23, 2012 - in News
Kevin Mitnick has long been viewed as synonymous with computer hacking.
UK Blocks Extradition of Hacker Gary McKinnon
Oct 16, 2012 - in News
Home Secretary Theresa May says extradition would breach McKinnon's human rights.
Anonymous Member Kicks GoDaddy Offline
Sep 11, 2012 - in News
GoDaddy is still recovering from an outage that affected millions of websites.
Hackers Connect Shock Collars to Sega Genesis Controllers
Aug 11, 2012 - in News
Now that's an incentive to play well...
Blizzard Hacked, Emails and Secret Question Answers Stolen
Aug 9, 2012 - in News
Blizzard investigates the severity of a security breach that occurred earlier this week.
Apple, Amazon Close Holes that Allowed Honan Hack
Aug 8, 2012 - in News
Amazon and Apple are both working to fix weak points that made it easier for a hacker to attack Wired reporter Mat Honan.
Apple Support Gives Hacker Access to Blogger's iCloud
Aug 6, 2012 - in News
Apple apparently gave a perfect stranger access to Mat Honan's iCloud account without verifying his identity.
Anonymous Hacks Syrian President; His Password Was 12345
Feb 8, 2012 - in News
Time to change everyone's password to 54321.
VIDEO: It's Doom 2 Running on a Color Calculator
Jan 20, 2012 - in News
It's Doom 2 running on a TI-Nspire CX graphing calculator... in color!
LulzSec: We Didn't Hack Sega; So We'll Defend Them!
Jun 17, 2011 - in News
Hack the hackers!
Microsoft Surface Used as a Big Games Controller
Sep 16, 2010 - in News