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UK Police & FBI Conference Call Leaked By Anonymous UK Police & FBI Conference Call Leaked By Anonymous

Anonymous is at it again with their latest hacking escapade. This time they targeted the UK police and FBI. UK police and the FBI held a conference call last week concerning cyber security, especially focusing on Anonymous and LulzSec members. …

Credit Card Hack Exposes Millions Credit Card Hack Exposes Millions
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In the race to sign up more and more customers, credit card companies have been promoting the idea that it is more convenient and less socially awkward to swipe a credit card than to pull out cash or write a …

Color App Vulnerable to “Geo-spoofers”

It has been well documented that if privacy is what you want, the Color app is not for you.  Color, of course, is the much talked about new app that allows users to share photos effortlessly with anyone and everyone …

Twitter Has Evil Pop-Up That Could Hack Your Account

If you ever see a Twitter pop-up message that looks like the following:

RUN! Close down your browser, turn off your computer, do not pass “Go”, do not collect $200!

@Biz Explains Twitter’s Security Woes

Earlier today some confidential documents from Twitter began floating around the blogosphere. It appears the documents were obtained via a hacked employee Google account from several months ago.

Do you think this hack on Twitter will have any lasting impact? Tell us what you think.

Mayoral Candidate Has Facebook Account Hacked

Justin Michael is like many online users.

T-Mobile Hacked, Data For Sale?
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A hacker group has claimed to have hacked T-Mobile this past weekend and is apparently looking to cash in.  Oh this world we live in, right? (Editor’s Note: Be sure to read the update from T-Mobile at the end of the article)

11 Year Old Hacks The Iphone

 Business has a phrase called “Barriers to Entry” meaning that depending on skill and money, some companies are easier to start than others. It is easy to start a bookstore on Amazon, it is very hard to start up a company to take on Cisco.

CNBC Dismisses Complaints Over Online Poll
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Ron Paul fared a little too well in a post-Republican debate poll run by CNBC, prompting the news site’s managing editor to believe astroturfing had taken place, forcing them to take down the poll.

Yahoo Hosts Open Hack Day In Bangalore

Yahoo’s intent on expanding its market share in India, and the company is also interested in finding useful new odds and ends.  In an effort to do both at once, Yahoo hosted Open Hack Day in Bangalore this past weekend.

E Voting Machine Distrust

The big three voting machine folks need to start spinning some PR here, ever since 2000, with the election of George Bush by a decision of the Supreme Court; electronic voting machines have come under increasing scrutiny.

iPh-owned: Apple Device Vulnerable To Attack

Code injection from a malicious website would make it possible to subvert the Apple iPhone into giving up data or even acting as a bugging device.

Google Without Ads

Picked up that little hack from TheGrokDotCom, to show Google SERP’s with no ads.

Yahoo’s Mail API & Unlimited Storage

I’ll have more to say about some of the larger issues around this in a few days, but now that the embargo has been lifted (damn you, Om Malik), I wanted to point at the pair of announcements from Yahoo! Mail today and yesterday.

Upgrade to Latest WordPress

Is my advice if you’d like to keep from getting hacked.

Vista Ultimate Extras

One of the major unanswered questions about Windows Vista is what exactly Vista’s Ultimate Extras will be.

The Feds Discover Social Networking

Relax, the Bush Administration isn’t trying to invade MySpace; instead, another group has erected a private playground called YoungFeds for the Administration’s less-than-geriatric staffers to enjoy.

Yahoo Wraps Up Hack Day

Hackers spent 24 hours on September 29-30 with various Yahoo engineers and other coders for fellowship and rapid application development using Yahoo’s myriad APIs and technology to build demos for fun.

Im jealous of Open Hack Dayers

Beck showed up at the Yahoo Open Hack Day. Wow. Michael Arrington, who helped arrange the event, begged me to come and said I’d really be blowing it if I didn’t go.

Yahoo! Open Hack Day

Yahoo! Open Hack Day Starts Tomorrow. Well, “tomorrow” means “today” by the time most of you read this.

Yahoo’s Browser Based Authentication Launched

Last night I mentioned that we’d have a few more announcements on the Yahoo! Developer Network today.