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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.

Yahoo announces over a billion user accounts compromised in security hacks

Yahoo announces over a billion user accounts compromised in security hacks Earlier this year, Yahoo announced that it had suffered one of the largest hacks in history, with up to 500 million user accounts affected.Now, the company has come clean about an even bigger hack that happened a year earlier and exposed sensitive information on approximately one billion accounts.

FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect

FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect As of yesterday, we have both a joint report from the US’ various federal agencies as well as a formal announcement of sanctions to be taken against the Russian government.The report, which you can read here, is a joint product of the FBI and Department of Homeland Security on the actions of the Russian civilian and military intelligence services (RIS).

Android Pattern Lock might be vulnerable to (very determined) thieves

Android Pattern Lock might be vulnerable to (very determined) thieves But it’s still not an encouraging study for the 40 percent of Android users who use the Pattern Lock method to unlock their phones.Using footage surreptitiously captured by smartphone cameras as far as two meters away from the target, the group tested 120 unique patterns collected from 215 users for a 95 percent success rate within five attempts.

This mum's wine hack has taken Twitter by storm

This mum's wine hack has taken Twitter by storm LONDON — Just because you're a mum and you're on the train, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a nice glass of wine.Or, in the case of the mum below, a nice Lucozade bottle of wine.

Private emails are back! But this time Hillary Clinton's not involved.

Private emails are back! But this time Hillary Clinton's not involved. There was a time, not so long ago, when cybersecurity seemed to be a major concern to the Republican Party.The GOP railed against Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

This airline took to Facebook to announce its Twitter account has been hacked

This airline took to Facebook to announce its Twitter account has been hacked The official Twitter account of Indian airline IndiGo has been hit with a breach.Earlier Tuesday morning, IndiGo's Twitter handle was changed to "activevibezzz1".

Hackers put SNES, Sega Genesis and Game Boy games on the NES Classic

Hackers put SNES, Sega Genesis and Game Boy games on the NES Classic For some people, playing NES games on the NES Classic just isn't enough.They want the throwback system to play games from the SNES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis and Atari 2600, too.

A university was attacked by its lightbulbs, vending machines and lamp posts

A university was attacked by its lightbulbs, vending machines and lamp posts Over 5,000 connected devices, including light bulbs and vending machines, were hacked to slow internet service at a university to a crawl.Poorly secured internet of things (IoT) devices have become gold mines for hackers looking to launch DDoS attacks to take websites and services offline.