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Barack Obama, Kanye West and Elon Musk among victims of widespread Twitter hack
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Barack Obama, Kanye West and Elon Musk among victims of widespread Twitter hack

Jul 15th 2020, 10:49 PM 42,133 Views 24 Comments

The hack appears to suggest that those who donate bitcoins will have their donation doubled and returned.

Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre
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Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre

Jun 10th 2019, 7:41 PM 23,651 Views 0 Comments

The attack cost the company €86.3 million after the personal details of 157,000 customers were stolen.

‘It’s like the Wild West’: An FBI-hunted hacker says future cyber attacks could target your toaster
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‘It’s like the Wild West’: An FBI-hunted hacker says future cyber attacks could target your toaster

Jan 10th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,199 Views 21 Comments

Kevin Mitnick, who was once the FBI’s most wanted cyber fugitive, is performing a ‘live hack’ in Dublin tomorrow.

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail
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Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail

May 24th 2017, 9:33 PM 9,483 Views 10 Comments

Six years ago Darren Martyn and others redirected users from The Sun’s website to a page that said Rupert Murdoch was dead.

Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand
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Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand

Apr 29th 2017, 4:45 PM 28,878 Views 34 Comments

“Who is next on the list? FOX, IFC, NAT GEO, and ABC,” the hacker said on Twitter.

Disgruntled gamer 'used cameras and lightbulbs' to take down Netflix and Twitter
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Disgruntled gamer 'used cameras and lightbulbs' to take down Netflix and Twitter

Nov 17th 2016, 3:49 PM 22,312 Views 34 Comments

Hacker harnessed 150,000 devices such as cameras, lightbulbs and appliances to overwhelm system.

Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years
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Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years

Sep 2nd 2016, 4:23 PM 14,295 Views 34 Comments

Marcel Lehel Lazar also hacked a relative of George W Bush.

Android phones have a serious flaw that could allow hackers in with one text
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Android phones have a serious flaw that could allow hackers in with one text

Jul 27th 2015, 6:28 PM 23,257 Views 21 Comments

And as many as 950 million Android phones could be affected by it.

Katie Hopkins' Twitter account has been hacked
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# Hacked Off

Katie Hopkins' Twitter account has been hacked

Jun 21st 2015, 12:12 PM 5,599 Views 3 Comments

The hacker claims to have a sex tape belonging to Hopkins. Err…

This book series could be the next Fifty Shades of Grey
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This book series could be the next Fifty Shades of Grey

Apr 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 22,787 Views 19 Comments

The author just signed a $7million deal.

Obama: 'We will respond' to North Korea hack
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Obama: 'We will respond' to North Korea hack

Dec 19th 2014, 10:52 PM 26,136 Views 102 Comments

Sony said it still plans to release The Interview… but in a different format.

Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack
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Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack

Apr 4th 2013, 9:46 AM 6,386 Views 20 Comments

The Department of Communications has said that existing services and systems will not be impacted by the exercise.

Hacker McKinnon won't be charged in Britain
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Hacker McKinnon won't be charged in Britain

Dec 14th 2012, 4:49 PM 7,034 Views 23 Comments

Gary McKinnon is wanted in the United States for breaking into military computer systems.

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
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Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Jul 12th 2012, 9:11 PM 7,621 Views 3 Comments

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack
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LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack

Jun 10th 2012, 3:56 PM 1,784 Views 0 Comments

An FBI investigation is now under way after almost 6.5million passwords were breached last week.

First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised'
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First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised'

Jun 7th 2012, 8:36 AM 1,714 Views 2 Comments

The dating site has said that a small number of its users have been affected, while it’s reported that a total of eight million ‘hashed’ passwords have been posted online.

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online
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Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online

Jun 6th 2012, 3:16 PM 4,566 Views 28 Comments

A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.

UK: Man arrested over abortion website attack
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UK: Man arrested over abortion website attack

Mar 9th 2012, 1:16 PM 2,844 Views 4 Comments

London police have arrested a man suspected of hacking into the website of a major British abortion provider, vandalising it, and stealing sensitive data – including names, addresses, and phone numbers.

'We use the poor people' - Thailand's PM falls victim to Twitter hacker
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'We use the poor people' - Thailand's PM falls victim to Twitter hacker

Oct 2nd 2011, 11:03 AM 662 Views 1 Comment

The anonymous hacker posted a series of apparently damning messages from Yingluck Shinawatra’s official account.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Jun 13th 2011, 8:38 AM 1,072 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning, including: Irishman wins ten-day Ironman challenge; foreign government may have attacked IMF computers; and energy prices set to rise by 2012.

US student charged with hacking school system
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US student charged with hacking school system

Mar 8th 2011, 5:00 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

Tyler Coyner charged other students to change their grades.

Apple iPhones hacked
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Apple iPhones hacked

Aug 4th 2010, 3:46 PM 211 Views 0 Comments

A new hack can give complete access to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.