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Netflix team hacks together custom playlists, sleep tracking

Netflix team hacks together custom playlists, sleep tracking

By 28 February 2014

Netflix recently held a company Hack Day, at which its team got experimental and made new projects for the streaming video network.  Netflix posted the most notable hacks on its blog, including Netflix Beam, custom playlists, and sleep tracking through... >>

Crowd funding website Kickstarter becomes the next to be infiltrated by hackers

Crowd funding website Kickstarter becomes the next to be infiltrated by hackers

By 16 February 2014

Crowd funding website Kickstarter has become the next company to be hacked, it announced on Saturday. No credit card data was taken in the breach that occurred Wednesday, but other customer information was. "Accessed information included usernames, email... >>

Hackers get root access to Google Glass, potentially leading to cool creations

Hackers get root access to Google Glass, potentially leading to cool creations

By 27 April 2013

Though it's been out to developers for only a few days, the "Explorer" version of Google Glass has been "rooted", essentially giving hackers full access to what the Android-based gadget has to offer. Well-known hacker Jay "Saurik" Freeman was one of the... >>

Kinect hack + Wiimote + cat + robot = Guaranteed internet hit (video)

Kinect hack + Wiimote + cat + robot = Guaranteed internet hit (video)

By 3 January 2012

The Internet loves a cat, that's for sure. And whilst Kinect hacks may be a bit old hat now, and the Wii is on its last legs; combine the three with some robot virtual reality action and you've got an internet hit on your hands. That's what Tokyo-based... >>

Anonymous: We'll kill Facebook on bonfire night

Anonymous: We'll kill Facebook on bonfire night

By 10 August 2011

Remember remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder, treason, should ever be forgot... Written about Guy Fawkes' "Gunpowder plot", a plan to bring down the Houses of Parliament and assassinate King James... >>

UK police: Jack Davis is definitely LulzSec's Topiary

UK police: Jack Davis is definitely LulzSec's Topiary

By 1 August 2011

The British authorities are convinced that the now-named 18-year-old Jack Davis, arrested on one of the Shetland Islands, Scotland last week is indeed the famed Topiary, one of the leaders and founders of LulzSec. Reports at the end of the week suggested... >>

Could latest LulzSec leader arrest be the wrong Topiary?

Could latest LulzSec leader arrest be the wrong Topiary?

By 28 July 2011

Yesterday, police arrested a 19-year-old man on one of the remote Shetland Islands, Scotland, believing him to be LulzSec co-founder and leader Topiary. And, by all accounts, it is widely believed that he does, indeed, go by that name online. However,... >>

LulzSec: Lessons can be learned from hacking spree

LulzSec: Lessons can be learned from hacking spree

By 5 July 2011

A member of the now retired hacking group LulzSec has broken cover for an interview with the New Scientist magazine. And Sabu claims that, although originally for the "lulz", the team's attacks on several large company websites and databases have been... >>

Fox News has Twitter feed hacked - claims Obama is dead

Fox News has Twitter feed hacked - claims Obama is dead

By 4 July 2011

Following an alleged hack by members of Anonymous, Fox News had posted a tweet that claimed US president Barack Obama had been shot dead. The tweet, which read: "BREAKING NEWS: President @BarackObama assassinated, 2 gunshot wounds have proved too much.... >>

Anonymous targets Apple in latest hack

Anonymous targets Apple in latest hack

By 4 July 2011

With the PSN all but restored and LulzSec gone quiet, you would be forgiven for thinking that the Summer hackathon was over. Not so..it now looks like Anonymous has gone and hacked the mighty Apple. Before you get too excited, no there wasn't any details... >>


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