Latest Hacker Stories

2013-08-19 23:22:13

In a news story that broke late last week, the Syrian Electronic Army apparently flexed some cyber-muscle by redirecting The Washington Post’s Web traffic to an alternate site to make a political

The Foundation Of Encryption Based On An Old Assumption
2013-08-14 10:03:33

Following last year’s numerous password dumps and this year’s Twitter hacks, website Ars Technica posed a challenge to a trio of hackers: How long does it take to unlock even the most secure passwords?

2013-08-07 23:27:06

idcloak’s latest article – Track IP address Protection – breaks down modern internet dangers into high and low level threats, advising on how to stay protected under each. Dallas,

2013-08-06 23:24:21

The two biggest hacker conferences of the year roared at full pitch last week in Las Vegas, DEF CON 21 and Black Hat, and if there was one theme on display that should re-energize the fear factor

Hackers Gain Control Of Some Car Functions Using A Laptop
2013-07-29 04:24:49

Two computer hackers who have successfully managed to hack into and manipulate a pair of widely-owned automobiles will present their findings at the Def Con hacking conference in Las Vegas this week.

Hacker Barnaby Jack Dies Unexpectedly
2013-07-26 19:36:10

Barnaby Jack, a famous hacker who demonstrated in 2010 how ATM machines can be forced to dish out pay dirt, died in San Francisco on Thursday.

Five Arrested In Massive Hacking Bust
2013-07-26 19:23:26

This week, four Russian nationals and a Ukrainian national have been arrested and charged with running an alleged hacking organization.

Emergency Alert System Vulnerability Confirmation, Updates By Monroe Electronics
2013-07-26 04:20:34

Earlier this month news circulated that the United States Emergency Alert System (EAS), which can interrupt TV and radio programming with critical information about national emergencies, could have a critical flaw that would allow hackers to take control of the system.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.