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Screen shots of Secret iOS app. (Apple/Secret)

Anonymous Posters On Secret Social Media App Unmasked By Hackers Exploiting Flaw In Software

Users of the popular anonymous social media app Secret have been offering random confessions to their friends with the understanding that they won’t know who it is, a premise that was shattered by hackers who demonstrated that Secret is not secret.

13 hours ago

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Hacked Yahoo News’ Twitter Account Reports Fake Ebola Outbreak In Atlanta

The official Twitter account of Yahoo News was apparently hacked Sunday after it tweeted 145 people in Atlanta were infected with Ebola to its 816,000 followers.

08/11/2014

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

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Some Uber Drivers Accused Of Gaming System To Get Lucrative Airport Fares

Some Uber drivers are accusing other drivers of playing dirty to gain more lucrative airport fares.

07/29/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber Quickly Shuts Down Hack That Showed Secret Passenger Rating

Uber quickly shut down a hack Sunday night that allowed Uber passengers to find out how drivers secretly rated them.

07/28/2014

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TweetDeck Security Flaw Allows Coded Tweet To Hijack Twitter Accounts

User accounts of Twitter platform Tweetdeck were hacked Wednesday morning by an unidentified third party source which allowed it to post comments remotely.

06/11/2014

Hacker Group Disrupts Bay Area Rapid Transit

Is TweetDeck Safe? How To Make Sure Your Twitter Account Isn’t Compromised

Is Tweetdeck still safe after a security vulnerability Wednesday allowed random code to be tweeted out on accounts from journalists, celebrities, and even a top White House communications aide? There are a few critical steps you can take to make sure your Twitter account is as secure as possible, including changing your password, and more importantly, revoking access to apps that use Twitter.

06/11/2014

Ali Wunderman spotted this sign that someone hacked to warn drivers in SF of a Godzilla attack. (Source: Ali Wunderman)

SF Traffic Sign Hacked To Warn Drivers Of ‘Godzilla Attack’

A prankster is getting points for creativity after hacking an electronic traffic sign in San Francisco warning of a “Godzilla Attack.”

05/15/2014

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Create Super-Secure, Easy To Remember Passwords After ‘Heartbleed’ Attack Compromised Every Password You Have

A simple trick to create easy to remember but uber-secure passwords in response to the Heartbleed Internet security breach.

04/09/2014

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Internet Security Threat ‘Heartbleed’ Exposes Millions Of Passwords

An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.

04/08/2014

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