TikTok star shares “uncomfortable” amount of data Amazon has on her, including thousands of audio recordings

TikTok star @my.data.not.yours has uploaded a video clip for her fans documenting all the information collected by Amazon about her through some of her devices. She relates that she requested all the data that Amazon has on her and the report came back … Continue reading TikTok star shares “uncomfortable” amount of data Amazon has on her, including thousands of audio recordings

Creepy Teddy Bear Caught Leaking Kids Private Conversations Online

Spiral Toys, the manufacturer of the SmartToy line CloudPets, left more than 800,000 customer credentials, as well as two million message recordings, totally exposed online for anyone to see and listen to. Some hackers went so far as to lock accounts and hold them for ransom. The internet-connected Teddy Bear allows kids to communicate with far away friends and relatives without having to give them their own phone, though parents do have to download the CloudPets App to a phone or tablet to connect the bear. Messages can be sent and received from anywhere in the world. Unfortunately, the database used by … Continue reading Creepy Teddy Bear Caught Leaking Kids Private Conversations Online

» FBI Says Islamic State Wants to Hack WordPress Websites

Earlier this week the FBI issued a warning that hackers sympathetic to the Islamic State will use WordPress plugin vulnerabilities to compromise websites. “These individuals are hackers using relatively unsophisticated methods to exploit technical vulnerabilities and are utilizing the ISIL … Continue reading » FBI Says Islamic State Wants to Hack WordPress Websites

» FBI Says Islamic State Wants to Hack WordPress Websites

Earlier this week the FBI issued a warning that hackers sympathetic to the Islamic State will use WordPress plugin vulnerabilities to compromise websites. “These individuals are hackers using relatively unsophisticated methods to exploit technical vulnerabilities and are utilizing the ISIL name to gain more notoriety than the underlying attack would have otherwise garnered,” the FBI public service announcement states. “Methods being utilized by hackers for the defacements indicate that individual Web sites are not being directly targeted by name or business type. All victims of the defacements share common WordPress plug-in vulnerabilities easily exploited by commonly available hacking tools.” The … Continue reading » FBI Says Islamic State Wants to Hack WordPress Websites

Internet goes down in North Korea as South Korean nuke plant hacked

Although Kim Jong-un’s North Korea denied hacking Sony Pictures, the regime did say that the cyberattack was a “righteous deed.”Photo: Getty Images WASHINGTON — There was cyber-intrigue on both ends of the Korean peninsula Monday, as North Korea’s connection to the Internet went on the fritz and a South Korean nuclear power facility got hacked. The downed Internet connections in the North occurred just days after President Obama vowed to respond to what the FBI says was a North Korean-backed hack of Sony Entertainment. Obama said the US would respond “at a place and time and manner that we choose,” though … Continue reading Internet goes down in North Korea as South Korean nuke plant hacked

Trailer Released for “The Other Interview”: The Film That North Korea Doesn’t Want You to See (VIDEO)

Much has been made over the past week of Sony bowing to the pressure applied by alleged North Korean hackers. The studio has pulled “The Interview” from theaters and seemingly given in to the demands of the cyber terrorists. Whether or not this story is real is another issue. Some believe it is just another conveniently placed propaganda piece, resulting from an inside job, which will be used to distract Americans from other developing stories, or possibly to advance some hidden agenda. It wouldn’t be the first time. Regardless of whether we ever see the Sony production, there is another lesser known … Continue reading Trailer Released for “The Other Interview”: The Film That North Korea Doesn’t Want You to See (VIDEO)

Trailer Released for “The Other Interview”: The Film That North Korea Doesn’t Want You to See (VIDEO)

Much has been made over the past week of Sony bowing to the pressure applied by alleged North Korean hackers. The studio has pulled “The Interview” from theaters and seemingly given in to the demands of the cyber terrorists. Whether or not this story is real is another issue. Some believe it is just another conveniently placed propaganda piece, resulting from an inside job, which will be used to distract Americans from other developing stories, or possibly to advance some hidden agenda. It wouldn’t be the first time. Regardless of whether we ever see the Sony production, there is another lesser known … Continue reading Trailer Released for “The Other Interview”: The Film That North Korea Doesn’t Want You to See (VIDEO)

Sony Hackers Make New Demands… This Is What Happens When You Negotiate With Terrorists

Though the U.S. government’s official position is that North Korea is to blame, it’s not clear exactly who has hacked Sony and one could argue that it is nothing more than a propaganda show designed to distract the American public from more important matters like a collapsing global economy, problems in Russia or the fact that our Congress just passed a spending bill padded with all sorts of goodies for banking behemoths. But it has nonetheless been interesting to observe. So much so that even the President of the United States has now gotten involved. After Sony reportedly pulled ‘The … Continue reading Sony Hackers Make New Demands… This Is What Happens When You Negotiate With Terrorists

Sony Hackers Make New Demands… This Is What Happens When You Negotiate With Terrorists

Though the U.S. government’s official position is that North Korea is to blame, it’s not clear exactly who has hacked Sony and one could argue that it is nothing more than a propaganda show designed to distract the American public from more important matters like a collapsing global economy, problems in Russia or the fact that our Congress just passed a spending bill padded with all sorts of goodies for banking behemoths. But it has nonetheless been interesting to observe. So much so that even the President of the United States has now gotten involved. After Sony reportedly pulled ‘The … Continue reading Sony Hackers Make New Demands… This Is What Happens When You Negotiate With Terrorists

Sony Hack is Almost Certainly an Inside Job

Obama administration to blame North Korea and its allies with zero evidence whatsoever Image Credits: Ian Muttoo / Flickr The FBI will release a statement today blaming North Korea and its allies China, Iran and Russia for the Sony hack, while President Obama will also give a press conference in which he will finger the Hermit Kingdom as the culprit, despite the fact that the evidence overwhelmingly suggests North Korea was not responsible for the attack and that it was more likely an inside job. The Stalinist state will be implicated for the hack attack despite the fact that, as the New … Continue reading Sony Hack is Almost Certainly an Inside Job

Sony Hack is Almost Certainly an Inside Job

Obama administration to blame North Korea and its allies with zero evidence whatsoever Image Credits: Ian Muttoo / Flickr The FBI will release a statement today blaming North Korea and its allies China, Iran and Russia for the Sony hack, while President Obama will also give a press conference in which he will finger the Hermit Kingdom as the culprit, despite the fact that the evidence overwhelmingly suggests North Korea was not responsible for the attack and that it was more likely an inside job. The Stalinist state will be implicated for the hack attack despite the fact that, as the New … Continue reading Sony Hack is Almost Certainly an Inside Job

Hackers in charge: Sony hack and theater pullback reveals new era of hackers trouncing multinational corporations

(NaturalNews) Note the day of December 16th, 2014. That day will mark a milestone in history because it was the first time a U.S. cinema chain censored the launch of a movie due to threats from hackers. “Carmike Cinemas has canceled the nationwide Christmas Day release of Sony’s ‘The Interview,’ the first theater chain to do so on the day hackers threatened 9/11-like attacks on theaters that showed the movie,” reported The Wrap today. [1] Sony pictures has been under siege ever since an elaborate hack stole studio files and emails, some of which have already been released to the … Continue reading Hackers in charge: Sony hack and theater pullback reveals new era of hackers trouncing multinational corporations

Inquiring Minds Wanna Hack

The New York Times recently published an article entitled “Hacked vs. Hackers: Game On”.  That article warned of the growing dangers of “hackers” breaking into our credit card and banking accounts: “The impact on consumers has been vast. Last year, over 552 million people had their identities stolen, and nearly 25,000 Americans had sensitive health information compromised—every day.  “Over half of Americans, including President Obama, had to have their credit cards replaced at least once because of a breach, according to the Ponemon Group, an independent research organization.” Of the world’s 7 billion people, over one-half billion have had their … Continue reading Inquiring Minds Wanna Hack

Report: China hacks into U.S.weather satellite network

HO, AFP/Getty Images An October 25, 2012 NOAA GOES satellite image shows Hurricane Sandy as it spun off the Florida coast in October 2012. China has been hacking into the U.S. weather network and satellite systems, forcing cybersecurity teams to seal off data vital to disaster planning, aviation, shipping and other crucial uses, The Washington Postreported Wednesday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed the attack in a statement released Wednesday, though it did not say China was the cause. “In recent weeks, four NOAA websites were compromised by an Internet-sourced attack,” spokesman Scott Smullen said. “NOAA staff detected the attacks … Continue reading Report: China hacks into U.S.weather satellite network