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Kaan: Barbarian's Blade - Retro Reflections

Kaan: Barbarian's Blade - Retro Reflections I bought “Kaan-barbarian’s blade” because I love hack ’n’ slash games.However, this is a platform game with hack ‘n’ slash elements, despite its name and cover.

Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked, possibly due to an awfully weak password

As it turns out, it wasn't Zuckerberg doing the tweeting — it was a notorious hacker group called OurMine, who briefly gained access to his Twitter and Pinterest profiles.Worse, if the hackers' claims are true, Zuckerberg was using an amazingly weak password, even for 2012's standards: "dadada.

A Nintendo Power Glove is the best drone controller ever

Because everything else is just child’s play, the only remote control that should be used by a self-respecting geek to command a drone is the Nintendo Power Glove.The Power Glove had a lot of unrealized potential after disappearing from stores in 1990 just a year after it launched.

Hacker takes over Twitter account of Oculus CEO, has a good laugh

Hacker takes over Twitter account of Oculus CEO, has a good laugh This time it's the account of Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe, whose Twitter account is apparently still under the control of an unknown hacker, who used it to send a string of pranks, including the "announcement" of a new Oculus CEO.The hacker, who appears to be this Twitter user,  changed Iribe's cover photo and his bio (which says "im not testing ya security im just havin a laugh" — a reference to a recent string of celebrity Twitter hacks).

FBI, cybersecurity experts investigating potential Russian ties to DNC email leak

FBI, cybersecurity experts investigating potential Russian ties to DNC email leak ” That report claimed the hackers so thoroughly penetrated the DNC’s servers that they gained complete access to email and chat traffic.At the time, the Post reported that the hackers might have had access to the DNC’s servers for up to a year.

Researchers: Hackers could weaponize up to a billion monitors to spy on everyone

Researchers: Hackers could weaponize up to a billion monitors to spy on everyone Most of the time when we talk about PC security, we talk about either the operating system or the hardware that it runs on.The team initially hacked the Dell U2410 monitor using a USB port, but were also able to hack the hardware using the HDMI cable.

Yahoo confirms massive attack hit 500 million users, blames state-sponsored hackers

Yahoo confirms massive attack hit 500 million users, blames state-sponsored hackers The company has now revealed that it had 500 million accounts stolen (previous reports pegged the number at 200 million) and that state actors may have been responsible.Motherboard first took note of a sale of 200 million accounts in August, and the low price of $2,000 seems to imply that the information may be incorrect.

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement Last week, Yahoo owned up to the largest hack known to have occurred in computing history.At the time, Yahoo claimed that the hack was the work of state-sponsored actors — but independent analysts working on analyzing the hack have begun pushing back that assessment, while current and former Yahoo employees say security was a distant priority at Yahoo.

Internet struck by waves of outages as massive DDoS attack affects major services

Internet struck by waves of outages as massive DDoS attack affects major services Rolling outages and intermittent connectivity problems hit the Internet today, thanks to a massive DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack launched at DNS provider Dyn.Attacking a DNS (Domain Name System) provider is a good way to knock out large swaths of the Internet.