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The Groups Anonymous Inspired Are More Powerful Than Anonymous Ever Was

Anonymous' latest exploits haven't been impressive.<p>It went after the Klu Klux Klan, but produced only a dubious list of alleged Klansmen. It went …

How To Make Sure Your Gmail Is As Secure As Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.<p>To decrease the likelihood of hacks, as well as the time it takes account holders to find suspicious activity that could be a precursor, Gmail has created a handy check list that all users should take the …

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Charlie Hebdo

Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from …

Windows Apps

North Korea doubles its cyber warfare team to 6,000 troops

Pyongyang lavishing funds on conventional military capabilities as well as nuclear weapons, South Korean defence white paper estimates<p>North Korea has doubled the number of personnel in its cyber warfare divisions, can deploy more armoured vehicles, rocket launchers and warships and is developing a …

North Korea

Snowden reveals how to go ‘level 5′, give the NSA fits

In the wake of Edward Snowden once again making revelations about the NSA’s widespread and troubling spying and information gathering, we’re getting …

Surveillance

Latest Snowden Revelations Expose Scope Of NSA Interceptions

Over the weekend, German news outlet Spiegel published a story about the NSA’s ability to crack encrypted forms of communication, exposing the agency’s routine interception of SSL/TLS, which are used by web servers to transmit sensitive information. The report also exposed the fact that the agency …

Sony hack: growing doubts that North Korea was responsible

Experts contradict FBI assertion that North Korea hacked into Sony, as one analyst points finger at disgruntled employee<p>The FBI’s assertion that Sony’s computers were hacked by North Korea in revenge for The Interview depicting the assassination of Kim Jong-Un has been challenged by security …

North Korea

New documents reveal which encryption tools the NSA couldn't crack

Thanks to Edward Snowden, we're getting a new look at which programs can successfully keep out the NSA. A report in <i>Der Spiegel</i> has shed new light on the NSA's encryption-breaking programs, and put a spotlight on the handful of programs that are still giving them trouble. The findings, based on …

These are the security measures NSA spies hate the most

It's tempting to imagine that few online safeguards will stop NSA surveillance in its tracks, but that's not true. A new leak from Edward Snowden's files reveals that there's a surprising number of ways to thwart these snoops, at least as of 2012. While you may already know that the NSA sees Tor's …

Sony Officially Cancels ‘The Interview’ Release Following Hacker Threats

Following threats from hackers responsible for large-scale server breaches and leaks at Sony, the entertainment studio has made the official decision to cancel The Interview, which was set to be released on Christmas Day.<p>In a prepared statement (below), the company said that it was “deeply saddened …

Evan Spiegel wanted to cry after Sony hack exposed Snapchat's game plan

Evan Spiegel, who has pushed the concept of ephemeral communication as Snapchat's CEO, said he was "devastated" by the publication of his archived …

U.S. Sees North Korea as Culprit in Sony Hack

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U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …

North Korea Behind Sony Hack: U.S. Officials

U.S. officials have concluded that the North Korean government ordered the hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment — a breach that led to the studio cancelling the planned release of "The Interview". One U.S. official told NBC News that the country "can't let this go unanswered."<p>The officials …

North Korea