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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Using stolen computer processing cycles to mine Bitcoin

A team of computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, has taken an unprecedented, in-depth look at how malware operators use the computers they infect to mine Bitcoin, a virtual currency whose value is highly volatile. read more

Can this Blackphone stop the NSA???

PGP creator Phil Zimmermann is back with the uber-secure Blackphone. read more

Will Target ever recover losing 110 million customers' credit card data?

Let's be fair, Target has tried and tried to show full transparency in view of the massive credit card hack that it, and its customers, have suffered. The company is being apologetic. But, can it ever recover from something this huge, and it may not be over, yet. read more

Snapchat drops collective jaws of world by offering an apology

We asked the question, Is Snapchat run by arrogant jerks? The answer was, yes. But, now, the sweet little douches are making amends by publicly - drumroll, hold breath - apologizing. We'd like to think it was because of our tirade. But, it probably has to do with trying to be good to your millions of users. read more

Is Snapchat run by arrogant jerks?

If you lost 4.6 million user names to hackers, didn't really have an answer for why or how you prevent the same thing happening again, and have absolutely no path to revenues, profitability, or whatever constitutes a real business, would you be kind of a dick about your business lacking some basic security? read more

Windows crashes helping hackers identify vulnerabilities

Websense has found that Windows standard error reports are leaking information which could be used by a hacker to craft specific attacks and compromise networks. read more

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Skype

How is it that the SEA is soooo good at this hacking thing? And why are they trying to help Steve Ballmer find a new job? read more

BBC gets hacked over Christmas

Red-faced security experts at the BBC are having to explain how a hacker broke into their systems over the Christmas break. read more

A Royal Pardon for Castrated Homosexual Code Breaker

Alan Turing, the man who helped save the world from the Nazis, and the creator of the computer, has finally been pardoned for the crime of fancying blokes. read more

RSA didn't let the NSA in through the backdoor

The RSA has angrily denied a claim that it secretly took $10 million from the NSA to use the buggered up Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic Random Bit Generator in its encryption products. read more

British government porn filters block tech sites

It is just as we predicted, British Prime Minister, David Cameron's wonderful "save the children" porn filter is just another attempt by the Tories to prevent people finding out information. read more

Target hack: how to know if it hurt you (Updated)

By now, everyone knows that if you shopped at Target and paid by credit card between November 27 and December 15, 2013, you may be vulnerable and a victim of this humongous breach of security. read more

Miss Teen USA exposes Apple Macbook camera security fail

The fruit themed toymaker Apple's legendary sloppy security has been bought into the spotlight again after it was revealed that you can turn on the laptops camera without the owner knowing. read more

Android malware MisoSMS one of the largest botnets to date

A mobile botnet called MisoSMS is giving the Android platform a kick in the botnets, stealing personal SMS messages and sending them to attackers in China. read more

Judge rules NSA surveillance illegal

A federal judge has ruled that the National Security Agency's phone record surveillance program is likely to be unconstitutional. read more

Open Source Spat: OpenBSD versus FreeBSD

What happens when people, who are supposed to advocate openness and collaboration among developers, start to snipe at each other's ability to deliver the goods? It's like the Peloponnesian War without the hunky warriors, action, and historic relevance. read more

Bots overrunning human traffic on the Internet

Beancounters at the security outfit Incapsula have added up all their numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that 61.5 percent of all website traffic is now generated by bots. read more

NSA forces novelist to scrap book

A Scottish sci-fi writer has cancelled the last installment in a trilogy about high-tech government spying after discovering that the NSA has been doing exactly what he described in his books. read more

Sino-hackers go all NSA and shizzle on Europeans

Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis. read more

This Android app stops you being tracked in public

AVG, best known for its security software applications, has added WiFi Do Not Track (DNT) to is Android PirvacyFix app. This will kill all those comments about "Minority Report" and we are happy about anything that will stop people trying to sell us crap we don't want based on erroneous information that they've gotten through nefarious means. Suck it, retailers! read more

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