Yahoo Password Breach Is Worse Than Originally Thought

We brought you news this morning that Yahoo Voices was hacked and over 450,000 usernames and passwords were leaked onto the Internet. The initial report stated that most of passwords came from Yahoo or Gmail email addresses. After analyzing the…

Yahoo Voices Is Latest To Be Hacked With 450,000 Accounts Stolen

If you use Yahoo Voices to create content for the Web, you really should change your password now. After things were looking up for Yahoo, it’s a pretty big downer to know that one of your service has just been…

Hack Turns Building Into a Playable Game of Tetris

Students at MIT converted one side of the Green Building at MIT into a full color working version of the game Tetris. According to IHTFP: Interesting Hacks To Fascinate People: The MIT Gallery of Hacks, Hackers at MIT consider Tetris…

Windows XP Users: Upgrade Now, Or Forever Be Hacked

It’s been almost 11 years since the launch of Windows XP in October of 2001. The operating system is getting on in years and Microsoft has done their best to get people to upgrade. Unfortunately, its successor, Windows Vista, did…

Utah Department Breach: Hackers Stole Approximately 280K SSNs

We reported to you earlier that over 181,000 MEDICAID/CHIP enrollees had their personal information stolen and 25,000 of those people had their Social Security numbers (SSNs) compromised after the Utah Department of Health was hacked. Unfortunately this was a conservative…

Medicaid Hack Impacts 181,000 People

Over 181,000 MEDICAID/CHIP enrollees have had their personal information stolen and 25,000 of those people had their Social Security numbers (SSNs) compromised after the Utah Department of Health was hacked. The hackers are believed to be residing in Eastern Europe…

Anonymous Attacks UK Home Office Web Site

Anonymous may be waging a war against China’s censorship of the Internet, but they are also fighting something a bit closer to home. That is, if you count the UK as being closer to home. The Anonymous UK Twitter account…

Pinterest Falls Victim to Spam Attacks

You cannot deny Pinterest‘s inclusion as a major social media player these days. The company cracked the top 30 in pageviews last week and now has over 100 million Monthly Active Users (MAU) in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, the features…

Anonymous: Stratfor Attack Led To $700K In Fraudulent Charges

As you may recall, Anonymous hacked Stratfor back in December and fed the resulting emails to Wikileaks for publication. The group took other information including credit card info, but claimed they would use the resulting money for good. VentureBeat is…

Anonymous Releases Symantec Code From 2006, Deface Web Sites

Anonymous continues its promise of attacking a new Web site every Friday as part of its “Fuck FBI Friday” campaign. The victims this week are New York City Ironworks, Symantec, which should be familiar to anyone who follows the exploits…