All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘leaks’

Jeb Bush Fixes Social Security Number Leak, but People’s Email Addresses and Names Are Still Out in the Open

Earlier this week, The eGovernor (as the public apparently called him at some point) Jeb Bush released hundreds of thousands of emails from his tenure as governor of Florida. It was a move in the name of transparency – Jeb Bush’s transparency. But the Bush team didn’t quite think everything through, and they didn’t double-check everything before making it all …

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Star Wars: Warwick Davis Returning; Secret Production Pics Leaked

The latest Star Wars: Episode VII news was probably going along as the J.J. Abrams’ team expected. The official Star Wars YouTube page carried a cute video announcing that Warwick Davis would be returning to the Star Wars lineup. The role Davis will play has not been disclosed, but he has previously played Wicket, an Ewok in Return of the …

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New iPads ‘Leaked’ Include iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3

Well, there are the new iPads. Apple has done exactly what it wanted screwed up a bit and inadvertently unveiled the new line of iPads. What you see above is a screenshot from the iPad User Guide For iO8, an ebook available in iTunes right now. Screenshots from the book show an ‘iPad Air 2’ and an ‘iPad Mini 3’, …

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

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 on “The Snappening”, a supposedly massive Snapchat hack that includes upward of 200,000 photos. The hack was reportedly organized and …

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Instagram Bolt? Leak Hints at New Photo Messaging App

It looks like Instagram may have accidentally spilled the beans on a new photo messaging app, titled “Bolt.” A banner notification was spotted by a handful of Instagram for Android users that said “Introducing Bolt – one tap photo messaging.” It quickly disappeared, but not before a couple of users snapped some screenshots. Did anyone else get this weird bolt …

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iPhone 6 Battery Reportedly Leaked in New Photo

Apple’s next iPhone is still months away from being announced but the rumor mill surrounding the device is, as always, going strong. This week tech blogs hit the jackpot as new details about the iPhone 6 and even photos of some of the device’s components were leaked online. Earlier this week a photo leaked through China’s Weibo platform seemed to …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity Announced For PS4, Xbox One And PC

It’s another year and that means another Assassin’s Creed game is coming our way. Unlike last year, however, this year will reportedly see two Assassin’s Creed games. One will be released on the PS4, Xbox One and PC while the other will be released on the PS3 and Xbox 360. A tipster leaked the former to Kotaku and that has …

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HTC M8 Home Screen Leaked On Twitter

Earlier this week, a number of leaks on Twitter gave us our first look at the HTC One successor – the HTC M8. The new device is expected to look a lot like the HTC One, but will be upgraded with much better specs. Now a new leak has given us a better look at the new home screen. The …

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HTC One Successor Leaked Via Twitter [Rumor]

The HTC One was one of the best reviewed phones of 2013, but it wasn’t anywhere near the best selling. Regardless, HTC will be back at it again in 2014 with a successor codenamed M8. We don’t know much about the device just yet, but a recent leak seems to suggest that it will be very similar to the award …

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WashPost: NSA is Collecting Your Friends Lists

According to the Washington Post‘s latest documents provided by ex-contractor Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency routinely “harvests” the contact lists from email accounts, social media accounts, and instant messengers, some of which belong to American citizens. This is the first revelation of any kind of metadata surveillance that intercepts address books and “buddy lists.” The data is intercepted as …

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Is This What The iPhone 5S Looks Like? [Rumor]

At 1 p.m. EST today, Apple will unveil its latest iPhone to the world. It’s accepted at this point that the phone will be called the iPhone 5S, and will look very similar to the current iPhone 5. What we don’t know is what the iPhone 5S actually looks like, but a new leak may have provided the answer. French …

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NSA Can Break Internet Encryption Technologies

The NSA can see pretty much everything you do online as long as it’s not encrypted. That’s at least what a Snowden leak from last month claimed. The news spurred more people and businesses to sign up for more encryption services, but a new leak suggests that their efforts may have been all for naught. The Guardian, in collaboration with …

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Osama bin Laden Raid: New Details Leaked

While President Barack Obama’s administration prepares to annually declassify the number of people and businesses covered by National Security Agency surveillance, the Washington Post this week divulged details on NSA targeting that helped exterminate al-Qa’ida head honcho Osama bin Laden. The revelation comes from classified documents leaked by NSA-contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden; the documents detail US intelligence budgets for 2013 and …

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Glenn Greenwald, Edward Snowden, & The UK Fiasco

The last few days have been quite trying for those reporters at the Guardian that are trying to cover the Edward Snowden NSA story with any semblance of integrity. For anyone who may not have been following the entirety of this story, this will sum up events as they occurred so far. When it comes to our side of the …

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This Is What A Legend Of Zelda Film Might Have Looked Like

Nintendo doesn’t exactly like the idea of letting others make movies based on their properties. I may like the Super Mario Bros. movie, but plenty of people think it’s the worst film ever made. Since then, we haven’t heard a peep from Nintendo regarding any movies based on their properties, except for that Animal Crossing anime film. Of course, Nintendo’s …

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Edward Snowden Offered a Job at Russian Social Network VK

Today, we got news that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden had been granted temporary asylum in Russia. That meant that he could leave the airport that he’d been holed up in since whole thing began (which he did, promptly). He’ll be able to live in Russia for a year, and will have to have his asylum request renewed after that – …

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Bradley Manning Verdict Gets The NMA Treatment

Bradley Manning, the whistleblower arrested for handing over classified Army documents to WikiLeaks, was found not guilty of aiding the enemy. He was, however, found guilty of pretty much everything else. While we wait for the sentencing to begin, let’s take a look at what our favorite Taiwanese animators have to say about it. Unsurprisingly, NMA is spot on with …

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New Leak Suggests NSA Can See Everything You Do Online

In early June, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed PRISM to the world. The secret NSA program allows the agency to collect communications from major tech companies. Various programs revealed since then have all been about streamlining that data collection. The latest leak, however, shows that the NSA has far more power than previously thought. The Guardian reports today that …

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Edward Snowden May Finally Be Able To Enter Russia [Report]

One month ago, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden arrived in Russia from Hong Kong after leaking numerous secret NSA spy programs to the press. Since then, he’s been confined to the transit zone of the Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport as the United States invalidated his passport. Now it appears that may finally be able to leave. RT reports that Snowden has …

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Motorola’s Moto X Leaked Ahead Of August Reveal

Motorola is working on something big with Google. The phone – called the Moto X – represents the first major device launch since the company was bought by Google. The device has been shrouded in mystery for some time, but recent leaks have revealed pretty much everything about it. You may remember seeing the leak from last week that showed …

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This Is What The New Nexus 7 Looks Like

Later this week, Google will be hosting an event with Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai. It’s pretty much a given that he’ll announce something related to Android, and some think that something may be the new Nexus 7. Everyone’s favorite tech leaker, evleaks, now has the official press render of the new Nexus 7 up. The leak doesn’t confirm …

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New Nexus 7 To Cost $229 For 16GB, $269 For 32GB [Rumor]

Are we going to see the new Nexus 7 at next week’s Google event? There’s a good possibility, and it’s becoming even more likely after the latest leak. Android Central received a tip and photographic evidence from an unnamed retail source that claims to have the prices of the new Nexus 7. The image shows that the 16GB model of …

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Edward Snowden Isn’t Leaving Russia Anytime Soon

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor that leaked the agency’s surveillance programs to newspapers all over the world for the past two months, is currently holed up in a Moscow airport as he awaits news on his asylum requests. It seems, however, that he doesn’t want to leave Russia anytime soon. RT reports that Snowden’s lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, has said …

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Edward Snowden’s Asylum Search May End In Venezuela

The question of just where NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is going to wind up may be a bit closer to getting an answer. Those in contact with Snowden have suggested that Venezuela stands a good chance of being where he ends up. Venezuela, Bolivia, and Nicaragua have all offered Snowden asylum, though he reportedly applied in over 20 countries. Guardian …

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Leaked NSA Slide Reveals PRISM’s Brother – Upstream

In early June, The Washington Post and The Guardian revealed through leaks provided by Edward Snowden that the NSA was in cahoots with major tech companies in a program called PRISM. In short, the leak claimed that the NSA could collect data directly from these companies’ servers, although the companies allegedly involved denied any involvement. Since then, a number of …

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Edward Snowden Predicted U.S. Response To His NSA Leaks

In early June, Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor, worked with The Guardian and Washington Post to release a number of leaks regarding the NSA’s spy programs. In that first week, The Guardian also released a video interview with Snowden in which he touched upon the programs and why he decided to become a whistleblower. Now, The Guardian has released …

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New PRISM Slides Reveal How The NSA Collects And Analyzes Data

When the NSA spy programs were leaked in early June, President Obama and his administration assured Americans that the programs were subject to rigorous oversight. We already knew that wasn’t exactly true, but new slides published by the Washington Post further confirm this. In four new slides published over the weekend, we have been given a better look at how …

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Somebody’s Already Made A Movie About Edward Snowden

Well, that was fast. I humorously pondered earlier this week that a movie based on Edward Snowden’s life would be eventually made. Little did I know that a group of Hong Kong filmmakers would join forces to make a five minute short film about Snowden’s leaking of NSA documents and his run from a U.S. embarrassed by the revelations. Here’s …

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Edward Snowden Will Release NSA Documents If He’s Caught

Over the past month, a number of NSA spy programs have been revealed thanks to some leaked documents that came from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. It appears that he’s not done leaking either, and things could get much interesting if he’s caught. Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian journalist that wrote the original stories on the NSA surveillance program, told The …

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Yeezus, Kanye West’s New Album, Reportedly Leaks

Ok, internet – you did it. You can pat yourself on the back. After days of clamoring over a possible leak date for Kanye West’s new album Yeezus, it may have just leaked for real. Just do a quick Twitter search for “Yeezus Leak” and you’ll find plenty of people claiming to have a source where you can get your …

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