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iPad Hacker Sentenced To 3.5 Years, Attorney Says He Was Wrongly Convicted
2013-03-19 11:41:10

Last November, 26-year old Andrew Aurenheimer was found guilty of identity fraud and conspiracy to access a computer without authorization. Yesterday, he was sentenced to three years and five months in prison to pay for his crimes.

Colin Powell’s Facebook Page Hacked
2013-03-12 12:29:06

In the latest of a series of high-profile hacker attacks, former Secretary of State Colin Powell's Facebook page was hacked and littered with incendiary comments about his former Bush-administration colleagues.

AT&T iPad Hacker Found Guilty
2012-11-21 09:10:19

One of the hackers responsible for breaking into AT&T’s stores of data and stealing the personal information of more than 100,000 iPad owners has been found guilty.

Reddit Beatdown: Unmasking The Troll
2012-10-16 15:22:13

What was once probably a measure taken to ensure citizens could question authority and worship how they saw fit has now turned into a matter of defending controversial subject matter on the Internet.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.