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Target Tech Chief Resigns Following Massive Data Breach

Target Tech Chief Resigns Following Massive Data Breach

By Jasmine Allen March 6, 2014

The chief information officer (CIO) of Target Corporation has turned in her resignation following months of a devastating data breach. Since 2008, Beth Jacob served as executive¬†vice president¬†of technology services and chief information officer of the retail company. She first …

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 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 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 …

Anonymous Leaks 1 Million Apple Device IDs Anonymous Leaks 1 Million Apple Device IDs

After members of LulzSec were taken down by the FBI, Anonymous fought back with #FFF (F*ck FBI Friday). The campaign would see attacks launched against the FBI and its affiliates every Friday. This went on for a while until Anonymous …

Somebody Wants To Hack The Mars Curiosity Rover Somebody Wants To Hack The Mars Curiosity Rover
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The Curiosity Mars Rover landing is one of the most significant engineering and scientific events of the year. The guys at NASA are super proud and we are all lucky to see the beautiful photos it’s sending back. It seems …

Blizzard's Battle.net Service Gets Hacked Blizzard's Battle.net Service Gets Hacked

Nothing is secure in today’s digital world. You can implement the most powerful security that money can buy, and somebody will still find a way around it. Blizzard probably thought they had some of the best security in the world, …

Russian Hacks iOS To Get Free In-App Content Russian Hacks iOS To Get Free In-App Content
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Piracy isn’t that big of a problem on iOS. The amount of work required to circumvent the App Store and get free stuff just doesn’t seem worth it when most apps give you a way of obtaining in-game content through …