Latest Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution Stories

Cyber Security Top Priority For Obama Xi Meeting
2013-06-03 10:02:09

When President Barack Obama meets with newly installed Chinese President Xi Jinping this Friday in South California in what is being described as a relatively informal retreat, the very serious issue of cyber hacking will be on the agenda.

Attack On Google Netted Chinese Hackers With Counter Intelligence
2013-05-21 10:01:40

In 2010, Google became one of the first companies to openly admit they had been attacked by Chinese hackers. This admission sparked an ongoing battle between the Chinese government and the American-owned search giant.

Chinese Hackers At It Again
2013-05-20 13:28:31

The New York Times released a second report claiming that the infamous Shanghai-based hacker group Unit 61398 are back at it, and this time they’re using different techniques to avoid being spotted.

LivingSocial Customer Data Compromised
2013-04-27 06:24:21

Hackers reportedly hit Amazon-backed daily deals website LivingSocial Friday, compromising the account information of an estimated 50 million members.

2013-04-05 23:03:03

Hacker group accepts Baynetwork’s three 3000W UPSs’ donation for new Hacker Dojo facility in Mountain View, CA. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2013

Report Links Chinese Hackers To Government, Beijing Denies Claims
2013-02-19 09:53:35

Private security experts hired by the New York Times have tracked a series of cyber attacks back to China and observed the hacking techniques used resembled those often employed by China’s military.

PlayStation Master Key Released
2012-10-24 21:41:19

Hackers have unleashed the Sony PlayStation 3 "master key," allowing the console devices to be jailbroken in order to play pirated games.

2012-09-10 19:36:10

Last week, an arm of hacking collective Anonymous claimed they used a Java exploit and hacked into an FBI agent's Dell computer, thereby lifting around 12 million Apple UDIDs, or unique device identifiers.

Temporary Hold Placed On AppleID Password Resets
2012-08-08 11:25:25

Following Mat Honan’s harrowing tale of having his accounts hacked and digital life wiped clean, Apple has said it is suspending over-the-air AppleID password resets for at least the next 24 hours.

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.