Content Tagged hack

Nintendo Shifts 196,000 NES Minis During November in the US

NES Classic Hacked – New Tool Can Add ROMs

Two months after its release, industrious modders have hacked the NES Classic, Nintendo’s tiny retro re-release of its famous 1980s games console. While the NES Classic ...

January 9, 2017 at 5:30 pm by

Hack & Aimbot Creators in South Korea Could Face 5-Years in Jail

If you’re a PC gamer, then you’re more than likely familiar with the scourge of aimbots and hackers that have been a part of countless competitive multiplayer ...

December 7, 2016 at 12:00 pm by
deseat Lets You Delete Yourself from the Internet

Between the plethora of online account hacks and creeping draconian surveillance laws – just look at the state of the UK’s new Investigatory Powers Bill – there has ...

November 29, 2016 at 11:37 pm by

San Francisco Transit Hacker Hacked

Over the weekend, it emerged that the San Francisco Municipal Rail system (SFMTA) had been hacked, with employees greeted by ransomware on their computer terminals. In a ...

November 29, 2016 at 7:20 pm by

Tesla Car Stolen Via Android App Exploit

A Norwegian security firm has found a huge security flaw that allows hackers to locate, unlock, and drive Tesla’s Model S or Model X electric car without a key or fob. ...

November 24, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

Modded Raspberry Pi Zero Can Hack a Locked PC in under a Minute

An ethical hacker has built a device using a £4 single board computer that can hack a locked PC in less than sixty seconds. Samy Kamkar, a security researcher and ...

November 18, 2016 at 2:30 am by

Mark Zuckerberg Hacked for a Third Time This Year

Earlier this year, two social media accounts belonging to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg were hacked – in the very loosest sense of the word “hacked”, since Zuckerberg ...

November 18, 2016 at 12:00 am by
ivan hack

400 Million AdultFriendFinder Accounts Exposed in Hack

Over the past year, that have been an increasing number of database and server breaches. It seems like no one can properly secure themselves against a motivated attacker. In ...

November 15, 2016 at 8:54 am by

60-Second Google Pixel Hack Wins $120k Prize

A team of Chinese hackers compromised the security of Google’s new premier smartphone, the Pixel, in less than a minute, earning it members a cash prize of $120,000. The ...

November 12, 2016 at 9:30 pm by

Yahoo Acknowledges Staff Were Aware of “State-Sponsored” 2014 Hack

Back in 2014, Yahoo experienced a massive data breach which resulted in millions of users having their data compromised. The hack was one of the largest in recent history and ...

November 12, 2016 at 4:20 pm by

Russia Gearing Up to Increase Scope of its Hacking

Working with Wikileaks over the last year, Russian hackers had a big hand in undermining the Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, with many attributing the election of ...

November 12, 2016 at 1:00 am by
facebook logo

Facebook is Buying Your Passwords on the Black Market

With an increasing number of mid-sized social networking and media websites being hacked en masse – MySpace, LinkedIn, Badoo, and tumblr are listed in the top-ten mass ...

November 12, 2016 at 12:00 am by

Big Mouth Billy Bass Hacked to Run Amazon Alexa

Sometimes technology is used to benefit humanity, sometimes it is not, such as when developer Brian Kane hacked his Amazon Alexa to speak through his Big Mouth Bill Bass. To ...

November 6, 2016 at 12:50 pm by
Backlit keyboard

Celebrity Nude Hacker Given Prison Sentence

The 36-year-old hacker responsible for 2014’s notorious celebrity nude hack – dubbed “The Fappening” – has been sentenced to 18 month in prison. Ryan Collins, of ...

October 28, 2016 at 8:40 pm by

No Need to Shoot Down Nuisance Drones – Hack Them Instead

The proliferation of consumer drones in the last decade has been a boon for remote-control flying enthusiasts and filmmakers, but not so much for public servants – like ...

October 28, 2016 at 4:31 pm by