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Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts

Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account — and make it harder for thieves … Read the rest of this entry

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Teen who hacked top US officials gets two years in prison

The teenager who founded the hacking group that broke into ex-CIA chief John Brennan's email has been sentenced to serve two years at a youth detention center. Kane Gamble went by the alias "Cracka" when he and his group "Crackas … Read the rest of this entry

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Image-sharing site Imgur was hacked in 2014

Imgur, a popular picture-sharing site, revealed today that it suffered a data breach in 2014, claiming it was just notified of it on November 23rd. In a blog post, Imgur said hackers stole email addresses and passwords of 1.7 million … Read the rest of this entry

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Recommended Reading: How Russia hacked the US

The Perfect Weapon: How Russian Cyberpower Invaded the US Eric Lipton, David E. Sanger and Scott Shane, The New York Times Within the last week, the CIA, Obama administration and FBI have all agreed that Russian intervened in the presidential … Read the rest of this entry

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The best way to play ‘Splatoon’ is with a hacked water gun

Researchers and makers over at Kougaku Navi in Japan have been working hard on a playable Splatoon gun since March, and the latest model really looks the part. It combines a Wii U GamePad, controls transplanted inside a Splatoon-themed water … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch Dogs’ CGI E3 trailer leaks ahead of conference, Ubisoft presumably hacked off

Ubisoft’s promising walking-down-the-street-wearing-a-big-coat simulator Watch Dogs has a presence at this year’s E3, as you might expect, but before it’s even begun some devious sort has leaked a new, moderately exciting trailer for the game. Before you get too excited, … Read the rest of this entry

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iPhone 5 sees faster data speeds on T-Mobile after hacked carrier update

Are you using an iPhone 5 on T-Mobile? Are you in an area with re-farmed 1900MHz HSPA+ spectrum? Well rejoice! Some enterprising folks over at TmoNews have hacked Apple’s carrier update for T-Mobile to boost data speeds on the 1900MHz … Read the rest of this entry

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Google shows off hacked speaking shoe at SXSW, promises it’s not getting into the footwear business

All the hype of Google’s presence at this year’s SXSW has, not surprisingly, largely revolved around the company’s Glass project, but much to our surprise, the software giant used the show to take the wraps off yet another wearable. We … Read the rest of this entry

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Hacked Powermat lets you touch-to-charge your iPhone in stop-and-go traffic

When you’re cruising down the highway, you’ve got much better things to do than fiddling with iPhone cables — like, you know, texting and playing Angry Birds. Thankfully, this handy little Powermat hack brings the fun of wireless charging to … Read the rest of this entry

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