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The homepage of Fox News’ website appeared to be temporarily vandalized today. The featured headline was changed to “WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE,” followed with the blurb, “STUFF YO.” Other articles that appeared during the time were ones about Apple releasing a Maverick Sea …Read More »
Think your personal email is private? Think again. Let’s face it, you have better privacy by mailing a letter through the postal service than you actually do with email. The problem is your email can be hacked, scanned, and pretty …Read More »
A boy who lives in the Notre-Dame-de-Grace suburb of Montreal has just pled guilty to hacking websites and costing about $60,000 worth of “damage”.
In a story that sounds somewhat similar to the beginning of the old 90s movie Hackers, …Read More »
In the light of Edward Snowden’s recently disclosed scandalous revelations about NSA’s surveillance prowess, tech giants, individuals, and governments are agitated to keep their data private, and are in search of a solution that could rescue them from the surveillance …Read More »
Want a better local search when you are on your smartphone, tablet, or computer? Google does too and the only way you and they are going to get what they want is by getting the local governments to be a …Read More »
The latest addition to Google Street View’s unique locations is none other than a naval submarine. But it isn’t just any submarine either. The HMS Ocelot was built almost over 50 years ago for the Royal Navy. The Oberon-class submarine …Read More »
Rockstar is set to give players, who experienced the first month of GTA Online and it’s many problems, $500,000. No, not real $500,000 — in game $500,000.
GTA 5, which was released in late September, was a massive success and …Read More »
A group of researchers are aiming to change the fundamental architecture of the internet: computers connecting to servers. The project is called Pursuit, and the goal is a completely new architecture that’s faster, more secure and does not rely on …Read More »
Back in August, Mark Zuckerberg announced an intention to provide Internet access to two thirds of the world that lacks online access. It’s a bold plan, but Bill Gates is not too keen on the idea after he criticized the …Read More »
Yesterday at Minecon, Mojang, who developed the incredibly popular Minecraft, and Twich, announced that players will be able to now stream Minecraft while they play.
Minecraft will join a plethora of other games, such as League of Legends and Starcraft, …Read More »
The PayPal 14, as they have come to be known, are a group of loosely connected people who are being charged after they (allegedly) participated in a protest against PayPal and others. They have recently been given a plea deal, …Read More »
If you thought that the social network giant that is Facebook knew too much about you already, then you probably won’t be happy about this latest development of Facebook looking to gather even more information about you.
Despite previous criticism …Read More »
Vladimir Kats, one of the seven men associated with creating Liberty Reserve (an online bank), has pled guilty to money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. He has admitted to creating the digital money transfer system, a system …Read More »
Think the NSA’s site was the only one attacked or hacked recently? Think again. According to Ars Technica, there has been a hacking spree on US government websites and databases and it’s been going on for over a year. Accused …Read More »
A new study seeks to determine who you are in a romantic relationship with, even if you don’t state who it is, based on mutual Facebook friends data. The focus question of this study is, “given all the connections among …Read More »
Amazon has created a new site called AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile operates and looks exactly the same way as Amazon except when you buy an item from AmazonSmile, 0.5% of it goes to the charity of your choice.
“We’re offering customers a …Read More »
The classic BitTorrent site isoHunt was shut down earlier this month, with its owner Gary Fung having to pay $110 million dollars to copyright owners. However, it is now back under similar name of isoHunt.to, and it has been restored …Read More »
It seems like with the increasing level of access to technology on a global scale, there are increasing numbers of scam artists, hackers, pricks, punks, assholes, scumbags, etc. that try to find ways to make everyone’s digital life …Read More »
There have been a string of government site hackings lately, the most recent is President Obama’s own Twitter account. The account is used by the president’s Organized for Action (OFA) campaign and was recently the victim of foul play. Not …Read More »
If you’re an Adobe customer, you might want to change your password today. Following up an initial report earlier this month where Adobe said hackers acquired data from 3 million customer accounts, the company is now saying that the number …Read More »
Twitter has updated the way tweets look on the web and on its iOS and Android apps to be more visual and hopefully, more engaging.
Essentially, the update means that tweets will now include previews for images and videos from …Read More »
The first trailer for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ brings all your favorite mutants together [Video]
After numerous teases, the first full trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past has been released. The trailer doesn’t exactly tell us any more than we already know, but it’s a nice look at all your favorite mutants (and actors) …Read More »
After long debates in the Facebook management, it seems that 2014 will be the year that we will be annoyed with popups video ads on the site.
It’s been a while when the first speculation appeared on the fact …Read More »
How many times have you been asked on the internet to prove that you are a human, prompted to retype letters or numbers, only to be unable to decipher them?
This is a common practice on the internet and the …Read More »
Star Wars is a franchise that has seen a lot of ups and downs, sometimes at the same time and so have it’s fans. But after Disney’s acquisition and the announcement of a new trilogy, as well as the possibility …Read More »
After the Edward Snowden leaks that brought to light what the NSA is up to, many countries are now quite apprehensive towards the United States. Things have gotten so bad that a German telecom, Deutsche Telekom, is rallying other German …Read More »
Ever wonder what cookies websites are adding to your computer when you’re online? Ever wonder what websites are tracking your browsing habits and how? Well a new Firefox add-on by Mozilla is designed to help you learn just that. Lightbeam, …Read More »
Johan Kaos, a Norwegian film maker whose newest movie is Pornopung, has played a hilarious trick on those downloading his movie from The Pirate Bay. Those who acquire a copy of the movie via torrent will be treated to 10 …Read More »
Whether you live in a country where health care is provided or not, a trip to the hospital or clinic can be time consuming, and when you’re sick, the sooner you start treating your illness the better. That is where …Read More »
The website for U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), an institution now at the center of a huge international scandal for its espionage activities, was inaccessible Friday night, according to an agency spokesman. NSA is trying to identify the causes of …Read More »
Virtual Private Networks, or VPN, is supposed to give you that added sense of security when you are online. When your route your internet browsing through a VPN server you encrypt the connection making it harder for hackers to obtain …Read More »