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These are the most hacked passwords – are you using any?

February 16th, 2022

Choosing the right passwords is both incredibly stressful and vitally important. Everything from our work emails to our bank accounts is readily accessible online, and passwords are how we keep them all private. But we don’t all take online security as seriously as we should, which is why countless individuals get hacked each year. Of …

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Dozens of journalists had their iPhones hacked using an iMessage flaw

December 21st, 2020

Dozens of journalists and other employees at Al Jazeera reportedly had their iPhones hacked by foreign governments using a “zero-click” iMessage exploit. According to researchers from The Citizen Lab, the governments of Saudi Arabia and the UAE used NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware to spy on the journalists. The iMessage exploit doesn’t appear to persist in …

Has My Password Been Hacked?

1Password has a new feature that alerts you if a password is stolen

February 23rd, 2018

If you’re online then you know nobody is safe. We’ve witnessed some colossal hacks in recent years, whether we’re talking about Target, Yahoo, Equifax, Yahoo, or Yahoo, to name just a few of the more prominent ones. Hackers usually steal a treasure trove of information about users, including login credentials for the hacked site. While …

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Hackers hijack Wikileaks, reroute web traffic

August 31st, 2017

A notorious hacker collective gave Wikileaks a scare late Wednesday night, hijacking the organization’s front page and making it appear as though the site itself had been seriously compromised. The group, known as OurMine, openly mocked Wikileaks on its own homepage, claiming they “hacked” the site. However, the truth is a little more complicated.

Car Hacks

No one is safe: This tiny $30 device can break into your car and home

August 10th, 2015

Not everyone wants to accept this simple truth, but that doesn’t make it any less real: hackers outpace security advancements. When it comes to both online security and real-world security, hackers have already devised 10 new tools by the time security researchers come up with an effective way to block one old tool. As a …

U.S. officials fearful over potential ‘Anonymous’ cyberattacks

February 21st, 2012

The notorious “hactivist” group “Anonymous Operations” has the National Security Agency on edge, with the Agency’s director warning of the group’s dangerous growth. General Keith Alexander has warned that within a year or two, the group could have the ability to create a “limited power outage” through a cyberattack, reports the Wall Street Journal. General …

Ubuntu shoehorned on to Nexus One

July 8th, 2010

If you really love Linux, and are a Nexus One owner, has a tutorial for you. The site’s founder has managed to get Ubuntu linux running on top of Android 2.2 on his rooted Nexus One handset. The site provides a video walkthrough of what Ubuntu will look like on the Sexy Nexy as …