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Snapchat Photo Hack, If Real, Wasn’t Snapchat’s Fault (Says Snapchat)

Snapchat Photo Hack, If Real, Wasn’t Snapchat’s Fault (Says Snapchat)

By Josh Wolford October 10, 2014

Photos taken and transmitted via Snapchat may or may not have leaked on Thursday, but if they did, Snapchat assures you that its servers were never breached and it’s the fault of unauthorized third-party apps. Early Friday, Business Insider reported …

ATMs Hacked With USB Drives for Cash ATMs Hacked With USB Drives for Cash

The BBC is reporting that hackers have found a way to get Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) to spit out cash, and even have systems worked out that allow them to return to the same machines over and over again to …

Senator Thinks Smart TVs Might Be Watching You Senator Thinks Smart TVs Might Be Watching You
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Smart TVs are incredibly easy to hack. In a report from last year, hackers had discovered an easy exploit in Samsung Smart TVs that allowed them to take control of the camera and spy on the owner of said TV. …

Developer Works Around Google Glass Restrictions Developer Works Around Google Glass Restrictions
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Google Glass has a lot of potential, but some may feel that Google is squandering said potential with its heavy handed regulation. The company has already banned porn and facial recognition apps from being developed for the device. Before Google …

You Might Want To Change Your Uplay Password Now You Might Want To Change Your Uplay Password Now

If you play any Ubisoft game on the PC or consoles, you probably have a Uplay account. It’s required on the PC and console gamers get perks for signing up for the service. In short, there are potentially millions of …

Hacker Group Claims To Have Cracked Wii U's Security Hacker Group Claims To Have Cracked Wii U's Security

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Like every console before it, the Wii U will eventually be hacked and people will use that hack to play pirated games on the console. The challenge comes in the form of actually hacking the console to allow this functionality. …

Google Glass Is Already Jailbroken Google Glass Is Already Jailbroken

Google Glass really freaks some people out. Those people are understandably concerned that those wearing Glass could be secretly recording their every move. There are some obstacles programmed into Glass to prevent this, but it might not be for long. …

Anonymous Hacks North Korea's Social Media Accounts Anonymous Hacks North Korea's Social Media Accounts

Did you know North Korea has a Twitter and flickr account? The nation uses these accounts to spread its propaganda, but recent world events have made the nation’s online presence a target for hackers. The Guardian reports that North Korea’s …

Hackers Obtain 'High-Profile' Xbox Live Accounts Hackers Obtain 'High-Profile' Xbox Live Accounts

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Xbox Live is generally seen as pretty secure – at least more so than others. The service has never been taken down by hackers, but it has seen its fair share of account hacks. Ars Technica reports that Xbox Live …

You Might Want To Just Keep Java Disabled You Might Want To Just Keep Java Disabled
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Oracle has had a busy 2013 so far as it has scrambled to fix dangerous zero-day exploits found in its Java browser plugin. The company will have no rest, however, as security researchers have found more exploits. Security research firm …

Anonymous Hacked By Rival Hacker Collective Anonymous Hacked By Rival Hacker Collective
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Over the past few days, a number of high profile brands and people have had their Twitter accounts hacked. Burger King was the first to fall victim to the hacks with Donald Trump’s personal account following a day later. Now …

Adobe Fixes Two Security Holes In Flash Adobe Fixes Two Security Holes In Flash

Java and Internet Explorer have both been rocked with some pretty nasty zero day exploits earlier in the year, but they’re not the only software that gets hit with exploits. Adobe’s Flash is frequently targeted by hackers as well, and …

Turns Out Anonymous Did Hack The Federal Reserve Turns Out Anonymous Did Hack The Federal Reserve
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On Sunday evening, Anonymous leaked over 4,000 banker profiles it claimed to have stolen from the federal reserve. The information contained names, addresses, IP addresses, hashed passwords and other sensitive information. Now the federal reserve has confirmed the hack, but …

Sony Hit With $395K Fine Over PSN Hack

PlayStation fans may remember a dark time from almost two years ago when the PSN went down for almost a month. The cause? A massive cyberattack that crippled the network and led to account details for over 77 million users …

Wii U Owner Gains Access To Miiverse Debug Page

The Wii U launched yesterday, and there’s already reports of problems. A large day one update has been bricking some consoles after the system was turned off during the update. Those kind of problems are commonplace, but the Wii U …

Pacemakers Are Now Vulnerable To Hackers Pacemakers Are Now Vulnerable To Hackers
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The pacemaker is a small electrical device that attaches to one’s heart. It controls heart beats through timed low-voltage electric shocks. The devices have saved countless lives, but these same devices now pose a serious threat. New research from Barnaby …

This Guy Just Won Son Of The Year This Guy Just Won Son Of The Year

The Kinect has proven to be a favorite among hackers. When paired with a PC (or Mac), it can be used for a multitude of hands-free computing that wasn’t possible before. One guy used it to give the power of …