leaks
How Sneaky Hackers Altered Stolen Emails to Attack Putin’s Critics

Cyber espionage operations and leaks of sensitive government data are a regular occurrence these days. In our eagerness to learn hidden truths it is also imperative that we ask ourselves whether we can trust the accuracy of information offered up by unknown actors whose intentions are obscured. Is this information real, or has it been tampered with to further some powerful entity’s shadowy agenda? Should our default position be to treat leaks with the strictest suspicion—perhaps even as the calculated product of digital disinformation—until proven otherwise? Read More >>

microsoft
Here’s Our First (Leaked) Look at the New Surface Pro

Just because Microsoft says there won't be a Surface Pro 5 anytime soon doesn't mean it's going to keep the current models around for the next few years. Press renders that allegedly showcase the next iteration of the tablet have leaked, and word is that this one will drop the number altogether. Read More >>

rumours
Nine Motorola Handsets Just Leaked

Usually when leaks happen we hear about a single new phone, maybe two if there are slightly different variants due for release at the same time. Unfortunately for Motorola it looks like nine of its upcoming phones leaked yesterday, which probably means we now know about every single Motorola handset due to be released this year. Read More >>

samsung
Whoops! Leaked Videos Supposedly Show us a Hands-On With the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung did not reveal the Galaxy S8 last night, instead telling the day the phone is going to be unleashed upon the world. Officially unleashed anyway, since you can't stop the leaks. The latest one is a doozy, though, allegedly showing a hands-on with the upcoming phone. Read More >>

amazon
Amazon Echo Leaks Clip From Lady Gaga’s New Album

Lady Gaga fans have reportedly “tricked” their Amazon Echos into playing samples Lady Gaga’s latest album Joanne, according to videos posted online. It’s unclear if the leak was a bug or a marketing gimmick. Either way, the trick no longer works. Read More >>

google
Google Pixel Leaks Featuring Something Called ‘Google Magic’

On Sunday night, a Canadian phone company accidentally posted a preorder page to Google’s super secret phone project, the Pixel. Then Carphone Warehouse leaked even more pictures. Now it appears US network provider Verizon has also accidentally posted early images of the phone. In the smartphone section of the Verizon Enterprises site — the sector of the company that sells plans to businesses, not consumer — the Pixel and the Pixel XL are listed for sale. Read More >>

google
Canadian Company Ruins Google’s Super Secret Phone Reveal

Google did a whole fancy hush-hush thing about a new phone the company is birthing that is totes not a Nexus. It rolled out a cryptic website the other week with little information except for that the release date would be October 4th. Read More >>

wikileaks
Wikileaks May Have Withheld Key Russian Documents From ‘Syria Files’ Leaks

Wikileaks withheld a batch of emails showing a $2.2 billion transaction between the Syrian regime and a Russian government-owned bank, according to a Daily Dot report. If true, the report will likely have a lasting negative impact on Wikileaks’ credibility. The report alleges that the transparency organisation betrayed its own core values of “pristine leaking,” and did so in a way that protects Russia’s public image. Read More >>

gaming
That PS4 Slim Seems to be the Real Deal

Eurogamer seems to have confirmed the PS4 Slim on Gumtree was the real deal. How? By sending someone round to the buyer to look at it. They promise to have more on the updated console soon. Read More >>

gaming
Supposed PS4 Slim Leaks Online [Updated]

Update (15:44): Eurogamer claims to have confirmed the PS4 Slim on Gumtree was the real deal. They promise to have more on it soon. It looks like my conclusion was completely wrong, but you can't blame me for being sceptical. It'll be interesting to get a proper look and see how the new console actually compares to its older brother. Read More >>

privacy
WikiLeaks Just Published Tonnes of Credit Card Details and Other Personal Information

WikiLeaks firmly believes in radical transparency, the idea that the world would be better if there were no secrets. That level of transparency can be used for good, like the time the site published a video called “Collateral Murder” showing innocent journalists shot to oblivion by US troops in 2010. But not always. Read More >>

hacks
Panama Papers are From an External Hack, Claims Mossack Fonseca

The Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca has spoken out about the huge data leak it’s suffered, claiming it’s been the victim of an external hack. Read More >>

money
2.6TB Data Leak Reveals Corruption Amongst World Leaders

An international team of journalists has obtained what it’s referring to as the “biggest leak in history”: A 2.6-terabyte stash of data about offshore savings and tax havens from Panama-based legal firm Mossack Fonseca. Read More >>

android
Android Nerds Are Freaking Out Over Rumors That Google Is Killing the App Drawer 

On February 26th at 7:10am Google Maps published a tweet seen ‘round the world—or at least in fanatic Android circles. The tweet included a purported leak that shows a build of Android missing a critical feature: the app drawer. Read More >>