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AP Twitter Hack Gets The NMA Treatment AP Twitter Hack Gets The NMA Treatment

Though Tuesday’s hack of the AP’s Twitter account that sent U.S. markets into a freefall is no laughing matter, our favorite Taiwanese animators over at NMA do their best to make it entertaining. According to NMA’s take on the event, …

Twitter Two-Step Verification Finally on the Horizon [REPORT] Twitter Two-Step Verification Finally on the Horizon [REPORT]
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Following Tuesday’s hack of the AP’s Twitter account that temporarily tanked the stock market and showed just how powerful a false tweet can be, Twitter is looking to slowly roll out two-step verification to some users. According to Wired, Twitter …

AP Twitter Account Back Up Following Hack AP Twitter Account Back Up Following Hack

After being down for over 20 hours following a hack, the Associated Press’ Twitter account is now back up and running. “Thank you for your patience,” tweeted the @AP account early Wednesday morning. Yesterday, around 1 pm ET, the @AP …

AP Hacked, Tweets About White House Explosion AP Hacked, Tweets About White House Explosion
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Two explosions have not rocked the White House and President Obama is not injured. But if you follow the Associated Press’ official Twitter account, you might have seen some disturbing news to the contrary. Earlier this afternoon, the AP’s official …

Student Hacker Directs FSU Wi-Fi Users to Infamous Meatspin Video (For a Good Cause) Student Hacker Directs FSU Wi-Fi Users to Infamous Meatspin Video (For a Good Cause)
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A 26-year-old Florida State University student has been charged with “offenses against computer users,” a third-degree felony, for hacking the campus’ Wi-Fi network and directing users to an infamous shock site. Benjamin Blouin fully admits to hacking the network, but …

Colin Powell’s Facebook Page Hacked, Disses Bush Colin Powell’s Facebook Page Hacked, Disses Bush

Former Secretary of State General Colin Powell is the latest public figure to lose control of their social media account. Earlier this morning, Powell’s Facebook page was commandeered by an unknown hacker, who began to fill the page with anti-George …

Donald Trump’s Twitter Account Hacked, Tweets Lil Wayne Lyrics Donald Trump’s Twitter Account Hacked, Tweets Lil Wayne Lyrics
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Donald Trump is the latest Twitter personality to feel the sting of a successful hacking. Earlier today, Trump’s account tweeted out a rap lyric to his 2 million+ followers. “These hoes think they classy, well that’s the class I’m skippen,” …

Apple Hacked with Same Attack That Hit Facebook, Will Release Anti-Malware Tool for Infected Macs Apple Hacked with Same Attack That Hit Facebook, Will Release Anti-Malware Tool for Infected Macs

Facebook isn’t the only high-profile tech company reporting that hackers have targeted them. This time, it’s Apple. According to Reuters, Apple was hit with the same Java exploit that targeted Facebook employees last month (although the company didn’t release that …

Burger King Twitter Hack: No Schadenfreude from McDonald’s End Burger King Twitter Hack: No Schadenfreude from McDonald’s End

If you run the Twitter account for a major international business, take this as a cautionary tale. It’s been a pretty bad day for whoever is in charge of fast-food chain Burger King’s Twitter account. Earlier this afternoon, the account …

Facebook: We Were Hacked, But Your Info Is Safe Facebook: We Were Hacked, But Your Info Is Safe
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Facebook has just announced that last month they were targeted by a “sophisticated attack” that saw some of its employees let malware onto their systems after visiting a compromised site. Not to fear, though. Facebook says that they have found …

Facebook Shares Its Favorite Hacks Of 2012 Facebook Shares Its Favorite Hacks Of 2012
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Facebook encourages its developers to work on side projects throughout the year. Some of those projects end up being cool ideas that manage to be integrated into the Facebook platform proper. Others are just awesome ideas that must be seen …

Infinite Jukebox Lets You Listen to an Ever-Changing Version of Your Favorite Song, Forever Infinite Jukebox Lets You Listen to an Ever-Changing Version of Your Favorite Song, Forever
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Do you really, really like one particular song – enough to listen to it forever? Well, now you can. Seriously, you can now start your favorite song and hear it played in random variations until the end of time. Or …

Twitter: Accounts Were Compromised, but We Also Accidentally Reset Password Twitter: Accounts Were Compromised, but We Also Accidentally Reset Password
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Earlier today, Twitter users began to report an interesting situation on (where else) Twitter. They claimed that they had received an email from Twitter that said their accounts had been compromised, and that their passwords had been reset. The email …

Anonymous Celebrates Guy Fawkes Day With Defacements, Leaks And Protests Anonymous Celebrates Guy Fawkes Day With Defacements, Leaks And Protests

“Remember, remember the fifth of November.” It’s these words that mark the beginning of V for Vendetta, the 2006 film inspired by Alan Moore’s graphic novel of the same name. In it, an anarchist fights to bring down a fascist …

Researchers Have Already Cracked The Latest Java Update Researchers Have Already Cracked The Latest Java Update

Oracle released a security alert yesterday in response to the recently discovered zero-day vulnerabilities that affected Java. Security Explorations were the first to discover the exploit back in April, but Oracle wasn’t going to fix it until their hand was …

Anonymous Planning More Attacks On Chinese Web Sites Anonymous Planning More Attacks On Chinese Web Sites
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We reported a few weeks ago on Anonymous starting up a new operation that targeted Chinese government Web sites. They defaced several of the Web sites, leaked databases and provided links to Chinese citizens that would show them how to …

Feed Toby the Dog with a Simple Tweet Feed Toby the Dog with a Simple Tweet

It’s a sad fact of life that not every job allows for canine companionship. It would be wonderful if everyone could spend more time with their dogs, but since most people have to work for a living, it’s impossible to …

Hack Displays Porn To Young Children At South Carolina Best Buy Hack Displays Porn To Young Children At South Carolina Best Buy
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Say what you want about what was broadcast for a couple of minutes at one South Carolina Best Buy, but it was probably better than that repetitive Dave Matthews Band concert that they usually show. Customers in Greenville, South Carolina …

YouPorn Hacked, Chat Service User Data Exposed YouPorn Hacked, Chat Service User Data Exposed
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Popular adult site (actually, just popular site will do) YouPorn is under fire after user data was lifted and exposed. In all, millions were said to have been affected, with thousands still currently exposed after much of the data was …

Syrian President’s Email Hacked By Anonymous Syrian President’s Email Hacked By Anonymous
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Okay, I’m not denigrating Anonymous’ obvious skill with the hacking of the computers. They’ve got some formidable chops. But can it really be considered hacking if the hacked person’s password for their email account is “12345″? I’m sure there was …

Sen. Chuck Grassley’s Twitter Account Hacked, Grammar Temporarily Improved Sen. Chuck Grassley’s Twitter Account Hacked, Grammar Temporarily Improved
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Word’s spreading around the Twitterscape that U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa had his Twitter account hacked this afternoon. Politico is saying that the hacker is a supporter of Anonymous. Sen. Grassley, for those that might not know, is a …