Residents of Dallas, Texas received a rude awakening around midnight on Friday night. Officials have confirmed that 156 emergency sirens simultaneously blared a warning: the system has been hacked.
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…
If you’re a fried chicken enthusiast living in the United Kingdom, your Chicken Stamps may be in peril.
Indie music conglomerate Beggars Group—comprised of labels such as 4AD and Matador—revealed Tuesday that their online store got hacked between April 28, 2016 and May 4, 2016. Beggars Group represents artists like St. Vincent, Vampire Weekend, FKA Twigs, Radiohead, and countless other bands I am not cool enough to be…
Delta, Delta, Delta. The Jan Brady of airlines has fucked up again. Someone has hacked Delta's Facebook page and is posting about blowjobs and worms. (No word yet on whether the hacker is a group of 13-year-old boys at a sleepover.)
Last week, health insurer Anthem lost over 80 million patient records, including sensitive information like social security numbers, email and physical addresses, and more. The fallout has already started, with Anthem customers getting bombarded with phishing scams. If you're an Anthem customer—or are just worried…
According to the Daily Dot, nearly 5 million usernames and passwords associated with Gmail accounts have been leaked on a Russian Bitcoin forum. Here's what you should know.
Someone has allegedly hacked into the cellphone of the beautiful Snooki, the elegant lady who is the beacon of good taste and faithful love in a show called Jersey Shore, the epitome of modern American values. Surprisingly enough, the hacker found naked pictures of her, which obviously were taken by coercion.
Ohio's 2004 presidential election is one many won't forget. Democrat John Kerry was the leader and exit polls pegged him as the winner. Defying explanation, a last-minute shift in votes favored Republican George W. Bush and propelled him to victory.
The US Department of Defense just revealed that they lost 24,000 files to "foreign intruders" in March. Though they wouldn't specify on details, they acknowledged it was "one of the most damaging cyberattacks to date on the US military".
Antisec, the marriage between similar-hearted outlaws at Anonymous and LulzSec, hit several companies—and police squads!—websites since teaming up, but yesterday a company closer to your heart was hacked: Apple. But don't worry; customer data looks to be safe.
You're mad at Sony. We get it. But it turns out that users really aren't much better at abiding by best security practices, according to software architect Troy Hunt's quick parse of the account info released by LulzSec.
Oh Igor Blinnikov, you prankster you! A year ago, the Russian man hacked a highway video billboard in Moscow and rigged it so it would broadcast porn. Traffic stopped to a standstill as drivers enjoyed the public peep show. Good one Igor, funnies all around!
Adafruit's $2,000 bounty for an open source Kinect driver hack was only offered up late last week and already someone has allegedly delivered, said Adafruit's Phillip Torrone in an email to us just now. This was inevitable.
While it could just be a screengrabbed imaged displayed in the Photos app, we're inclined to believe it's the real deal as Hexxeh already has a proven track record in Chromium OS builds.
Make this a lesson in how to drum up some much-needed interest in a should-be-obsolete phone: ensure your Chinese live-stream announcement gets hacked with a snippet of porn. Works a charm! UPDATED
French, check. Unemployed, check. Obvious hacker name of "HackerCroll," check. The FBI has nailed their cuplrit, believed to have "gained control of Twitter" by hacking into both Obama's and Britney Spears's Twitter accounts last year.