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Ashley Madison Adultery Website Targeted in Hack

According to the KrebsOnSecurity blog, the famous adultery website,, has been hacked. Along with the hack they threatened to leak details including credit cards, sexual fantasies, and nude photos. There are as many as 37 million customers on the website. The dating website’s Canadian parent, Avid Life Media, confirmed the breach on its […]

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Barack Obama’s Twitter Account Hacked by Syrians

At first it was thought that Obama’s Twitter account was hacked after a shortened link sent users to a Syrian account, however it was found to be the URL shortened software that was hijacked instead.  By hijacking the URL shortener, they were able to redirect user’s to the link of their choice! Obama campaign group […]

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page Hacked

Social Media’s poster boy, Mark Zuckerberg, founder and Chief Executive of Facebook was at the receiving end of what was initially considered a prank, when his Facebook profile page was hacked by an IT security Researcher from Palestine, named Khalil Shreateh. Khalil on his part claims that he had tried to contact Facebook, and warn […]

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Find out if your Apple ID was just compromised {12 Million hacked}

The Hacker group AntiSec claims to have 12 million iPhone and iPad UDIDs it obtained during an attack on an FBI agent’s compromised notebook, according to a report in The Next Web. It made 1 million of the stolen UDIDs publicly available in a file posted on Pastebin. The UDID is a unique 40-digit code […]

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Grumble-flick chat site exposes millions of email addresses

Email addresses and passwords of over a million users of a popular sex chat site, YouPorn, were open to all due to a coding error that was undetected since 2007.  The data included customer data, including email addresses.  Hopefully yours wasn’t in there!  Many hackers will browse websites looking for folders in public directories that […]

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New York Times Sends an Email Blast by Mistake (Not Spam or Hack)

OOPS!  NYT made a huge mistake sending out an email on Wednesday.  They mistakenly sent an email to over 8.6 million people rather than 300.  The email sent out told people they’d cancelled their print subscription, and urged them to reconsider by offering a special discount — 50% off for 16 weeks. Many Twitter followers […]

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Hack Your TV Remote to Auto-Mute Snooki – Enough Already

If you’re like Matt Richardson and are sick of hearing annoying celebrities like Snooky blabber nonsense on TV then you would love his hacked TV remote invention.  He explains in a recent article that he invented an auto-mute TV remote that’s hacked to automatically mute your TV when it hears a keyword. “A while ago […]