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Police In Canada Used BlackBerry’s Key To Read Encrypted BBM Messages

When it comes to mobile phones Blackberry pride themselves on their security, with many companies taking up the device as their go-to model thanks to its support and security features. It now appears that those security…

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Microsoft Is Suing The US Government Over Cloud Data Searches

Microsoft is but one of many technology firms that have recently moved their focus from internal hard drives to the cloud, allowing people to access their data from anywhere in the world given the right details.…

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Anonymous Leak Trumps “Private” Data

Donald Trump is listed as one of the favourites for winning the run for president this year and while some are behind him others are strongly against his actions. With violence erupting at his rally’s and…

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Teen Hacker is Back and Hit the Director of National Intelligence

This is pretty much what I’d normally call a burn, and it is a big one. Back in October last year, a group of teenage hackers broke into the CIA director’s email account and now one…

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Employers In The EU Can Read Your Private Messages At Work

It’s a slow day. Really slow and you’re bored, so you decide to fire up Facebook and check to see who’s messaged you. Twitter, Facebook, even your personal emails, we all have a way of communicating…

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Phantom 3 Creators DJI Announce New Agricultural Drone

DJI is a company known for their drones, the recognisable phantom 3 is one of their models after all. While the public seek to use these drones more and more, with everything from wedding videos to…

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Migaloo Your Way To a Mobile Private Island

The opportunities for the super wealthy to indulge their exotic tastes seems pretty endless, from purchasing a premier league club to the finest penthouse architecture; anything is possible for your average Mr B Gates. A private…

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Homeland Security Stopped This Library From Making Tor Available to Public

Browsing online became a service that people watched more carefully after Edward Snowden revealed the extent at which our online activity was being monitored, from every web address to the very content of our private and…

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Slight Chaos Within Reddit Inner Circles Following Staff Departure

Reddit is an immensely popular social media site that one has to handle with care, it is very easy to get addicted and spend hours on end on the site. There is however some trouble steering…

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Credentials May Become Compromised via Old Windows Vulnerability from the ’90s

Nobody wants their private information shared on the internet, but we live in an era where everything that’s connected to the internet may eventually become public. This is the case of an old Windows vulnerability from…

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Jeb Bush Purposely Publishes Private E-Mails On His Website

Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush, brother of George W. Bush, has done something really quite damaging. In the spirit of “transparency”, Bush thought it would be a good idea to essentially leak the social security numbers…

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The Interview Made $1 Million on its First Day

Sony has announced that ‘The Interview’ made $1 Million on its first day. The film was released on Christmas Eve online and in a handful of cinemas on Christmas Day. “Considering the incredibly challenging circumstances, we…

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Sony Hack Highlights Cyber Security Concerns

The devastating hack on Sony Pictures has meant at least one good thing – greater awareness of cyber security. A number of businesses, governments and indeed individuals have started to wonder whether they’re susceptible to hacking.…

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Sony Made the Rental of ‘The Interview’ Too Easy to Keep

As you will all know by now, Sony released ‘The Interview’ online on Christmas Eve following the massive hack. They released the movie as a rental and as a download for which you can keep. However,…

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‘The Interview’ to Be Released on YouTube and Google Play

After a number of hasty negotiations and discussions, Google has agreed to stream ‘The Interview’ on Google Play and YouTube. It will be available from 10am PST/6pm GMT for $6. It’ll also be streamed by Sony…

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George R. R. Martin Offers His Private Cinema To Show ‘The Interview’

The creator of ‘The Game of Thrones’, George R. R. Martin has offered Seth Rogan the opportunity to show ‘The Interview’ in his private cinema. He days that it was “corporate cowardice” that led to the…

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Sony Pictures Being Sued Over Massive Hack

Sony Pictures is being sued by former employees over the failure to keep their private details secure. The former employees are being led by Michael Corona, who worked for Sony between 2004 and 2007. “An epic nightmare, much better…

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Sony Demands News Outlets Destroy Leaked Data

Sony has sent letters to a number of news outlets requesting that they do not disseminate, distribute or publish leaked data, as well as asking for them to destroy any copies of the “stolen” information they may…

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Sony Hackers Offer to Withhold Employee Data

Re/code reports that the attackers behind the massive Sony hack have offered employees the chance to have their e-mail data withheld from release. The hackers have asked employees to write in with their name and title to prevent…

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Sony Hack: Leaked E-Mails Reveal Spat Over ‘Jobs’ and ‘The Interview’

An incredibly revealing treasure trove of e-mails have been leaked from the massive Sony Pictures hack. We’ve already seen the leaking of movies and even celebrity aliases, but today’s leaks are probably some of the most…

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Sony Hackers Release Celebrity Alias Names

The latest haul of Sony Pictures data has revealed a number of interesting celebrity aliases. The aliases are fake names used by celebrities to stay discreet whenever they book hotel rooms or make big purchases for example.…

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Sony Hackers Demand ‘The Interview’ is Pulled

The hackers that brought down Sony Pictures’ computer systems, have said that they want the release of ‘The Interview’ halted. The request to have the movie about the assassination of the North Korean leader pulled from release…

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Sony Makes First Detailed Comments on Hack

Sony Pictures has finally commented on that massive hack, offering further details about the situation. CEO Michael Lynton sent a memo to all Sony Pictures employees apologising for the hack and reassuring them about the company’s security…

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Seth Rogen and James Franco See Funny Side of Sony Hack

  There’s not much to say about this one – I guess the image says it all. Seth Rogen and James Franco decided to find the funny side of the catastrophic Sony Pictures hack by sharing their…

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Sony Hack: Employee Families Threatened

The Sony Pictures hack keeps getting worse – yesterday an email was sent to employees that was supposedly from the hackers telling employees that “your family will be in danger” if they do not give in…

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Sylvester Stallone’s Social Security Number Leaked

The Sony Pictures hack is revealing some important lessons to be learned regarding corporate computer security. The Wall Street Journal says that the files now leaked onto the web contain over 47,000 social security numbers of…

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Sony Hack: Executives Payroll Information Leaked

Time for today’s Sony Pictures hack story. Now the hackers appear to have released a portion of their “tens of terabytes” of internal documents. They’ve released a number of spreadsheets that include things like payroll information…