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SNES Classic hacked to add more games

Most people still can’t get their hands on a SNES Classic, but that hasn’t stopped the internet’s legion of hackers from already modding Nintendo’s new-old console. With a little bit of work, it’s >>

US government blames recent political hacks on Russia

On Friday afternoon, the Department of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Election Security issued a joint statement confirming that the Russian government was behind “the recent compromises of >>

More than half of Internet traffic is ‘non-human’

A new study suggests that more than half of all Internet traffic is generated by non-human sources such as hacking software, scrapers and automated spam mechanisms. The majority of this non-human traffic, according >>

Major Google Chrome vulnerability fixed in 24 hours

On Wednesday, a Russian hacker discovered a vulnerability in Google’s Chrome web browser during CanSecWest’s Pwnium hacker contest. It was the first time in four years at the competition that Chrome was hacked, and >>