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Hacked Facebook Accounts Yours for £1 Each

Investigators looking into dark places on the internet on work time have discovered more bad things involving Facebook and Twitter, this time centring around the bulk resale of hacked accounts and all the personal details and banality they contain. Read More >>

Twitter Accounts Hacked with Swastikas Through Third Party App ‘Twitter Counter’

A number of Twitter accounts, including major brands and institutions are getting hijacked right now. Everyone from Duke University, to major fast food outlets, to Nike Spain are getting hacked with a swastika and a reference to April 16th, a date when a referendum will be held in Turkey to give President Erdogan more power. Read More >>

Not Even the Humble Chicken Bucket Is Safe From Hackers

If you’re a fried chicken enthusiast living, your Chicken Stamps may be in peril. Read More >>

An Iranian Oil Tanker Hacked Its Own Tracking System to Avoid Detection

Lately, we've seen how hackers can cause havoc on the high seas, but the shenanigans have been limited to security researchers for the most part. They wanted to prove that it was possible to do things like take over a ship's navigation system so that it doesn't happen in real life. Welp, too late for that now. Read More >>

Anonymous Gets a Taste of Its Own Medicine and Gets Hacked

Probably while they're all sleeping, the closest thing the Anonymous collective has to an official Twitter account got hacked. @YourAnonNews is currently spouting lots of crap about "Jimmies" and "Rustling". It seems the hacker group known as the Rustle League hacked Anonymous. How does it feel to have the boot on the other foot, eh, Anonymous? Read More >>

Watch Out: Infected PCs Spreading Malware Through Hacked Tweets

Those clever hackers have come up with a new way to exploit Twitter, with a browser-based exploit launched from malware infected PCs, helping spread links of shame in the form of tweets that appear to be sent from the user's account. Read More >>

Poor Old Microsoft Gets Well and Truly Caught In the Israel-Gaza Cross Fire

The hacking retaliation for military action continues, this time with a group of Pakistani hackers joining the fray. Unfortunately, they've decided to take out their wrath on poor old Microsoft and its myriad of Israel-facing sites, oh, and Coke, Groupon, and the BBC too. Read More >>

Kim Dotcom’s Gets Hacked By ‘Real Pirates’ Too

Not only did Kim Dotcom's Megaupload reboot get its domain name seized, it seems 'real pirates' have taken offence to Dotcom, and have hacked his domain to redirect to a group calling themselves 'Omega'. What's more, they want to sell it to Dotcom's adversaries -- looks like ol'Kimmy's got a war on his hands. Read More >>

The Good News About NFC Not Taking Off – It’s Ultra-Hackable

We've already seen the NFC dream tarnished a little bit by the bizarre UK banking data theft scandal, now it's the turn of the proper hackers to turn their attention to nicking our lives by waving a phone in our vague direction. Read More >>

Hackers Say Twitter Got Hacked, Twitter Says it Just Broke

Twitter was down for a big chunk of last night, causing the nation to look up from its telephones, blink and look around the room in a state of distress, then get up to instinctively make a cup of tea. Twitter says it broke, hackers say they hacked it. Who's right? Read More >>

An Important Message From Sony’s Chief Information Security Officer: “OH GOD, NO, IT’S HAPPENING AGAIN”

Poor old Sony was hammered by both media and its own users earlier this year, after news broke of a large-scale hacking of its PlayStation Network. And now it's happened again. Read More >>