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Kickstarter Hacked, User Credentials Accessed

Kickstarter Hacked, User Credentials Accessed

Hackers breached the Kickstarter security system and stole user credentials of an unknown numbers of customers on Wednesday. Th...

Feb 16 2014, 1:27am CST

CNN Social Accounts Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

CNN Social Accounts Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Hack was retaliation for reporting...

Jan 24 2014, 10:24am CST

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the d...

Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST

Notorious Revenge Pornster charged with Hacking

Notorious 'revenge' pornster charged with plot to hack email to get nude photos LOS ANGELES (AP) — A notorious "revenge porn" w...

Jan 24 2014, 1:12am CST

Starbucks app stores password and other details in plain text

Starbucks app stores password and other details in plain text

No users were hacked says Starbucks...

Jan 16 2014, 12:17pm CST

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Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website

HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

No system is unhackable. But to hear Hector Hoyos describe his company’s latest security offering, it’s hard to imagine cyber-i...

Jan 7 2014, 7:56am CST

I4U news

Will The NSA Hack Wreck Apple Hopes in China?

It is three weeks now since Apple inked its new deal with China Mobile giving the Cupertino company access to the subscriber ba...

Jan 7 2014, 6:16am CST

Symbian Has Left The Building, But The Community Still Shines A Light

Symbian Has Left The Building, But The Community Still Shines A Light

In all the delightful sentiments about renewals and resolutions, the start of 2014 is also the scene of a smartphone goodbye th...

Jan 2 2014, 7:21pm CST

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You

Thanks in part to Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA snooping, privacy was a dominant theme in 2013 and will continue to be in...

Dec 31 2013, 4:41pm CST

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1)...

Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST

7 Ways To Protect Yourself Against A Data Breach

7 Ways To Protect Yourself Against A Data Breach

As business owners, we know that we could be doing a better job protecting our data.  We should be more responsible, have bette...

Dec 31 2013, 9:16am CST

Justine Sacco, Internet Justice, And The Dangers Of A Righteous Mob

Justine Sacco, Internet Justice, And The Dangers Of A Righteous Mob

At no point in history has it been this easy to destroy your entire life so quickly in such few words.  As the saga of InterAct...

Dec 23 2013, 10:16am CST

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts...

Dec 23 2013, 8:26am CST

In Search Of Justine

In Search Of Justine

Of all the pontificators on Twitter who weighed in on the unfortunate Friday night fiasco featuring one Justine Sacco (in absen...

Dec 22 2013, 10:41am CST

Chase Debit Cards Limited

Chase Limits Chase Debit Cards Use at Target Stores

JP Morgan Chase has limited the use of its Chase debit cards after the massive hacking which took place at Target. Over two mil...

Dec 22 2013, 3:30am CST

Target Discount of 10% for Customers After Hacking

Target Offers 10% Discount for All After Hacking

The CEO of Target in an apology to customers offered a discount of 10%. This was after the massive hacking incident which took...

Dec 22 2013, 1:54am CST

Google Remembers Where You Were

Google Remembers Where You Were

A recent story on TechCrunch highlighted a little-known feature of Google's mapping services; the ability to record and display...

Dec 21 2013, 10:36am CST

I4U news

Fury and frustration over Target data breach

Consumers react to Target security breach of up to 40M credit and debit cards NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims o...

Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST

FBI Anonymous Hackers Breach being Examined

FBI Anonymous Hackers Breach being Examined

The FBI has issued a statement regarding Anonymous Hackers. A breach in the government security system is being examined and th...

Nov 16 2013, 4:21am CST

Limousine Reservation Service Hack Exposes 850k Customers Info

Limousine Reservation Service Hack Exposes 850k Customers Info

A bunch of hackers recently infiltrated reservation records of limousine and Town Car services. They were able to hijack the pe...

Nov 4 2013, 4:29am CST

Buffer is Hacked, All Sharings Paused Temporarily

Social Scheduling App Buffer is Hacked, Pauses Service Temporarily

Buffer, the famous social media sharing and scheduling service has been hacked and all posts are temporarily paused. The compan...

Oct 26 2013, 3:13pm CDT

Lenovo Prepares to Bid on BlackBerry

Lenovo Prepares to Bid on BlackBerry

Virtually no chance Canadian and US governments would allow the deal to happen...

Oct 21 2013, 12:04pm CDT

Sextortion Photos Culprit Arrested

Sextortion Photos Case Culprit Arrested

The man behind the sextoration photos of Miss Teen USA, Cassidy Wolf, has been arrested on Thursday, September 26. FBI arrested...

Sep 27 2013, 1:46am CDT

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security

A group known as the Chaos Computer Club has hacked Apple’s Touch ID System. The fact that they have broken through the securit...

Sep 23 2013, 4:41am CDT

LinkedIn is Sued for Hacking Customers’ Email Accounts

LinkedIn is Sued for Hacking Customers’ Email Accounts

LinkedIn is in hot water. It has been alleged that the site hacked several of its users’ email accounts. A lawsuit has been fil...

Sep 21 2013, 7:57am CDT

Apple will Fix iOS 7 Lock Screen Hack in Future Software Update

Apple will Fix iOS 7 Lock Screen Hack in Future Software Update

Apple is fully aware of the iOS 7 lock screen/Control Center vulnerability issue and it promises to fix it in its future softwa...

Sep 20 2013, 1:50am CDT

iPhone 5S To Bring Fingerprint Scanners to All Consumer Electronics

iPhone 5S To Bring Fingerprint Scanners to All Consumer Electronics

Fingerprint scanners on computers and smartphones are a not a new thing. First devices have been on the market a decade ago. Pr...

Sep 10 2013, 5:57am CDT

Miss Teen USA Hacked in Sextortion Case

Miss Teen USA Hacked in Sextortion Case

Cassidy Wolf found herself hacked in a sextortion case just months before winning the Miss Teen USA Contest. She is being black...

Aug 17 2013, 10:26am CDT

Baby Monitor Hacked by Creep

Baby Monitor Hacked by Creep

This report makes you disconnect your Wi-Fi enabled Baby Monitor right away. A hacker took control over a Baby Monitor in a Tex...

Aug 14 2013, 4:59am CDT

BlackBerry Forms Special Committee to Look for Buyers or Partners

BlackBerry Forms Special Committee to Look for Buyers or Partners

The device maker, BlackBerry has decided on forming a special committee. This body will suggest various methods of taking the c...

Aug 12 2013, 9:37am CDT

Apple's Developer Center is Now Back Online with All Services

Apple's Developer Center is Now Back Online with All Services

All the services of Apple's Developer Center are back online on Saturday after more than 3 weeks of hacking with one month...

Aug 10 2013, 3:22pm CDT

Instagram Users Attacked by Smoothie Hacker

Instagram Users Attacked by Smoothie Hacker

Many users of the Instagram faced a hacker who posted pictures of smoothies and fruits on their accounts. They had been already...

Jul 27 2013, 6:29am CDT

Apple Creates Status Page for Developer Portal Restoration Plan

Apple Creates Status Page for Developer Portal Restoration Plan

Apple rolls out a recovery status page for its developer portal after last week's security breach that allows developers t...

Jul 25 2013, 5:23am CDT

Even SIM Cards are Vulnerable to Hacking

Even SIM Cards are Vulnerable to Hacking; 750 Million Phones in Danger

Until now it had been a standard belief that while other things were capable of being hacked, a mobile SIM was impregnable. How...

Jul 22 2013, 5:38am CDT

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Apple Admits Developer Center Breach Might Compromise Personal Information

Apple has acknowledged that its developers’ portal was hacked, might compromise personal information. The site has been intrude...

Jul 22 2013, 4:03am CDT

Verizon Mobile Hacked and Turned into a Spying Station

Verizon Mobile Hacked and Turned into a Spying Station

At a time of intense debate on electronic privacy and security, two researchers have hacked a Verizon device. They claim to hav...

Jul 15 2013, 7:51am CDT

Ubisoft Database Hacked, Users Asked to Change Passwords

Ubisoft Database Hacked, Users Asked to Change Passwords

The creator of the video game Assassins Creed, that is Ubisoft, has had its database hacked by malicious elements. All account...

Jul 3 2013, 6:22am CDT