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DefCon Looking To Keep Feds Out Of Hacker Convention
2013-07-11 12:22:17

The feds have attended the DefCon hackfest in the past to recruit new cyber security potentials, but the founder of the group is asking the government to not attend the convention this year.

Nintendo Fan Site Hacked
2013-07-08 09:55:18

According to the Japan Times, a Nintendo fan site has been hit with an attack that has exposed the private information of nearly 24,000 users.

Hack On Game Company Ubisoft Leaks Account Information
2013-07-03 12:16:09

Gaming company Ubisoft has been hacked, resulting in the release of email addresses, user names and encrypted passwords. The company released a statement on Tuesday admitting the hack, noting that while some information had been accessed, users’ credit and debit card information was not released.

2013-06-24 23:20:41

idcloak research suggests the Facebook hacker download is a major contributor of the $110 billion stolen annually through cybercrime. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June

Pirate Bay Founder Gets Years In Prison
2013-06-20 11:45:08

Pirate Bay cofounder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was sentenced to two years in jail earlier today under charges of hacking and illegally transferring money.

2013-06-13 23:26:29

Tapit Call Accounting Software offers protection against telephone hacking and keeps track of employee phone use by monitoring all in and out bound calls. Milwaukee,


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'.