Dr. John All was taking snow samples on his own on Mount Himlung—in Nepal's Himalayas—when the glacier broke under his feet. He fell into a 70-foot crevasse and suffered multiple injuries, but he managed to escape using an ice pick, filming himself during an agonizing adventure that lasted six hours.
BusinessWeek says a 6 character password (just letters) can be cracked in just 10 minutes while a 9 character password complete with letters, uppercase, numbers and symbols will take 44,530 years to crack. Take a look at the image to see other comparisons, the first column describes your password, the other columns…
The Mac App Store's security has been cracked. This means that, by installing a software called Kickback, you will be able to pirate any applications in the store. However, the crack will not be available until February 2011, according to Dissident:
Yesterday we published leaked images of Space Shuttle Discovery's external tank cracks. Today, NASA has confirmed the news:
NASA is now evaluating the external fuel tank crack that caused the cancellation of the Space Shuttle Discovery launch last week. These are the first pictures of the 20-inch fissure, which was the origin of the fuel leak.
I mean, it's been six days since the RTM first leaked on BitTorrent. SIx days! That's like an eternity. At any rate, it is true—Windows 7 RTM Ultimate has already been cracked using a Lenovo OEM product key.
Stop being an ass and don't pirate songs and movies. Pirate money and get legal material! Chinese hackers have cracked the algorithm that generates the iTunes Store gift cards: You can get $200 for $2.60.
Using a cluster of 200 PS3s, an international group of researchers have crafted a "skeleton key" digital certificate that can perfectly impersonate any website on the internet.
Adam over at Lifehacker has a problem. His wife locks up all his porn on a Windows machine that only she knows the password to. That's why Adam came up with a guide to easily crack a Windows password using the Ophcrack Live CD.
The Devil360 team has claimed that they're ready to release a modchip for the Xbox360. What's interesting is that it doesn't rely on the DVD-Drive firmware hack that previous hackers have used to get their 360s to play backups. The team claims that they're still busy working on these features: