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Ashley Madison Offers Reward As Outed Cheaters Search For Relief

Ashley Madison isn’t going to take this lying down. Avid Life Media, the Canadian company that owns Ashley Madison, is offering $500,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest of the hackers that grabbed the personal info of their clientele and have now released that info to the public. Of course, that’s $500,000 in Canadian money. So …

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Ashley Madison Hack Might Have National Security Repercussions?

The Ashley Madison hack could have repercussions that go far beyond the basic questions of security and privacy. While the breach of the company’s security measures reportedly did not reveal any credit card information, it has threatened to expose the secrets of many thousands of people. Back when Adult Friend Finder went through a similar situation as Ashley Madison in …

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Katherine Archuleta Thrown Under the Bus as Old Government Software Hacked Again

Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management, has stepped down from her position in the wake of two major security breaches last year. According to some estimates, the two security breaches exposed the personal information of at least 22.1 million people. China is said to be behind the breach, but it doesn’t really matter who is behind it. …

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Adult FriendFinder Breach Could Be a Matter of National Security

AdultFriend Finder got hacked. And people are scared. This could be far bigger than The Fappening. In fact, there may be reason for our own government to be concerned about the sexual secrets of millions of people being at risk. The popular adult dating site was the target of a breach by a hacker who calls himself ROR[RG]. The alleged …

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Kendall Jenner Twitter Account Hacked

Kendall Jenner went through a bit of drama today when her Twitter account was hacked by someone calling himself @ThyClerk. Before Kendall Jenner regained control of her own account, ThyClerk managed to send out three tweets that had Jenner fans in an uproar. One referenced Kendall Jenner’s dad Bruce Jenner and the rumored sex change process he is undergoing. “My …

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Sharyl Attkisson Sues DOJ Over Alleged Hacking

Former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has made her accusations against the Obama administration official, as she has sued the Justice Department over the alleged hacking of her computers. According to a press release, Attkisson has filed administrative claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act against the Department of Justice, the U.S. Postal Service, and certain unnamed employees and/or agents …

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Gabrielle Union Threatens To Contact FBI Over Leaked Nude Photos

Gabrielle Union will be contacting the FBI to deal with topless photos of her that were leaked on the net. After confirming that the said photos were authentic, the The Bring It On actress and husband Dwyane Wade released a statement together, reports TMZ: “It has come to our attention that our private moments, that were shared and deleted solely between my husband and myself, …

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Rihanna: Photo Leak Reportedly Shows Popstar In The Nude

On Sunday, popstar Rihanna joined the list of unfortunate female celebrities whose alleged nude photos have been leaked to the public. The singer from Barbados had her privacy violated recently when purported photos of her naked hit sites such as 4chan and Reddit and were shared by users on others. TMZ reported that on early Sunday morning, two photos of …

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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft Again

The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked a Microsoft blog again. You may recall earlier this month when the organization gained control of the company’s official Skype blog and Skype social media accounts. At the time, it advised readers against using Microsoft’s email products because “they are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to the governments.” On Monday, they gained …

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This Anarchist Wants To Use Bitcoin to Crowdfund Assassins

Forbes author Andy Greenberg wrote today about an encrypted email he received from a person who called themselves Kuwabatake Sanjuro. Sanjuro claimed to have designed a Deepweb site called the Assassination Market, which apparently has the capability to “crowdfund” political assassinations in a similar manner as Kickstarter. For the technically unfamiliar, “the Deepweb” or “DarkNet” (depending on who you’re talking …

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FBI Anonymous Hackers Net Over 100k Employees’ Info

Reuters and the Atlantic Wire reported today about hacktivist collective Anonymous, which utilized backdoor entry to gain access to over 100,000 government employees’ information. It all started last year, but we learned about it when 28-year-old Lauri Love, a British hacker loosely associated with Anonymous, was arrested in October for stealing the information. Love’s hacking team had installed backdoor malware …

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Million Mask March Protests…Stuff…

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! So begins many different iterations of poetry derived from the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt by Catholics to depose the Protestant King James I and replaced him with a Catholic head-of-state. The most famous member of this …

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