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Hackers And Modders Will Keep The Wii U Alive

Hackers And Modders Will Keep The Wii U Alive ” Ultimately, this is what DeadMK believes makes Wii U modding as a whole so valuable.Even though the Wii U’s audience is relatively small, and the audience for Wii U mods even smaller, MrRean believes that works in the modding community’s favor.

WikiLeaks dumps documents on CIA’s alleged hacking tools

WikiLeaks dumps documents on CIA’s alleged hacking tools The trove, called Vault 7, is the “largest ever publication of confidential documents” on the CIA and covers activity between 2013 and 2016.It details hacking tools believed to include malware that infects Windows, OSX, Linux, Android, and iOS as well as routers and smart TVs.

Fortinet asks: Planning a merger? It’s time for a cybersecurity upgrade

Fortinet asks: Planning a merger? It’s time for a cybersecurity upgrade In this often chaotic milieu, substandard cybersecurity on one or both sides of the merger can prove costly – or even scuttle the deal altogether.Use the merger as an opportunity to refresh cybersecurity entirely.

Kid hacker hijacks 160,000 printers around the world as a warning

Kid hacker hijacks 160,000 printers around the world as a warning Thousands of Internet-connected printers around the world were recently hacked to spew out ASCII art.The alarming messages that were churned out from reportedly more than 160,000 printers around the globe read: "Hacked.

The CIA may be hacking cars, as well as phones and TVs, according to WikiLeaks

The CIA may be hacking cars, as well as phones and TVs, according to WikiLeaks The most current dump of secrets via WikiLeaks says cars are among the devices the CIA has hacked or has been trying to hack.This claim is in the so-called Vault 7 dump of 8,761 documents Tuesday that WikiLeaks said came from the Central Intelligence Agency.

Wikileaks says it wants to help tech companies thwart CIA hacking

Wikileaks says it wants to help tech companies thwart CIA hacking "We have decided to work with them, to give them some exclusive access to some of the technical details we have, so that fixes can be pushed out," he said during a Facebook Live news conference on Thursday.The documents, allegedly part one in a series of document dumps to come, said the CIA has long been in a bureaucratic battle with the NSA.

Did WikiLeaks just do Apple and Google a huge favor?

Did WikiLeaks just do Apple and Google a huge favor? When WikiLeaks dumped a plethora of CIA documents this week, it revealed just how many of our devices are vulnerable to hacking.Scary, sure—but should Apple and Google say thank you to Assange and Co.

How I Let Disney Track My Every Move

How I Let Disney Track My Every Move It’s also communicating with beacons hidden throughout the park to let Disney know what you’re doing and where you’re going.) I realize that this is something I signed up for—Disney will still let you use paper tickets and avoid MagicBands if you like—but I arrived at the park pretty clueless about the extent to which Disney would be tracking my every move.

Oops, that vibrator with a camera is super easy to hack

Oops, that vibrator with a camera is super easy to hack Then you might want to throw that IoT sex toy away.Security experts have figured it is woefully easy to hack your way into Svakom's Siime Eye, an internet-connected vibrator.

Whoops: This smart vibrator might be sharing your video

Whoops: This smart vibrator might be sharing your video Welcome to the ‘smart’ era, where your phone talks back to you, drones deliver pizza, and sex toys have multiple cameras and internet access.Apparently the Svakom Siime Eye, an internet-connected sex toy with a built in camera, is laughably easy to hack, giving hackers access to live stream footage of… whatever it is you’re filming with a vibrator.

The Purge is cancelled: Hackers unleash sirens of doom on Dallas

The Purge is cancelled: Hackers unleash sirens of doom on Dallas , all 156 of the outdoor warning sirens meant to alert the residents of Dallas (population 1.There was no immediate explanation, and the sirens didn't stop.

Why it's totally possible this group of hackers is the CIA

Why it's totally possible this group of hackers is the CIA To folks at the cybersecurity firm Symantec, the hacking group they call "Longhorn" has always seemed like a state actor.The group has hacked 40 "targets" in 16 nations, according to Symantec.

Nintendo has added the Switch to its hacking bounty program

Nintendo has added the Switch to its hacking bounty program In December, Nintendo called out to the hacking community for assistance on finding Nintendo 3DS vulnerabilities that could be exploited.The program now extends to the Nintendo Switch.

Despite Nintendo's Bounty Program, Hackers Think They'll Crack The Switch

Despite Nintendo's Bounty Program, Hackers Think They'll Crack The Switch While some members of the Nintendo hacking community are frustrated by this, some of them see it as a good sign for the future of Switch hacking.Although both the 3DS and the Wii U were hacked extensively before Nintendo started their HackerOne program, presumably that precarious landscape is what prompted Nintendo to seek out a bounty program in the first place.

Windows users should be really worried about the latest NSA leak

Windows users should be really worried about the latest NSA leak And, if the response of the security community is any indication, America's most famous whistleblower has reason to be alarmed.According to The Intercept, the Shadow Brokers' April 14 release of previously undisclosed tools has the potential to comprise Windows computers running anything earlier than Windows 10 — and possibly even those using the latest Windows as well.

NSA Financial Spying Tools Released

NSA Financial Spying Tools Released It’s now feared that one of the world’s most secure methods of making payment orders has been irrevocably compromised with the NSA’s sophisticated arsenal of hacking tools now freely available online.Last week, the Shadow Brokers protested Donald Trump’s involvement in Syria when they released a password that unlocked a trove of NSA exploits.

Film Review: The Fate of the Furious

Film Review: The Fate of the Furious The Fate of the Furious honestly provided the most fun cinema-going experience I’ve ever had, except for perhaps Interstellar.The Fate of the Furious naturally picks up where the insanely successful Furious 7 left off, with Dominic Toretto and his wife Letty honeymooning in Havana.

Surprise! U.S. Senate email lacks the most basic of security features.

Surprise! U.S. Senate email lacks the most basic of security features. When it comes to United States Senate email accounts, you'd think the powers that be would enact a basic security feature that even Yahoo Mail and AOL have down.As an April 20 open letter from Oregon Senator Ron Wyden makes clear, Senate email accounts lack the option to enable two-factor authentication.

Hacker demands ransom from Netflix or else they'll release Season 5 of 'Orange Is the New Black'

Hacker demands ransom from Netflix or else they'll release Season 5 of 'Orange Is the New Black' The next season of Orange Is the New Black may soon be floating around the internet after a hacker claiming to have pilfered the first 10 episodes of the new season threatened to release it unless Netflix forks over cash.A hacker reportedly released the first episode of Season 5 of Orange Is the New Black early Saturday after demanding ransom from Netflix.