Recently, the Twitter accounts for the CBS programs “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours” was taken over by the Syrian Electronic Army hacktivist group. Soon after the hijacks, Twitter quickly shut down the accounts, and now CBS is trying to find out how the group got into the twitter accounts in the first place.
Asus' Republic of Gamers line of hardware is about to be expanded with solid state drives. The new drives will launch in May.
A new patent application indicates that Amazon is interested in launching a new mobile payment system that keeps your personal information safe hidden from the retailer
Much like search ads in your Google results, Twitter has introduced a new feature which will allow advertisers to target you based on keywords found in your tweets.
Spain’s Education and Culture Minister, Jose Wert, says Spain would soon be proposing a new set of laws to help thwart on-line piracy. Spain was recently put on a ‘watch list’ for rampant on-line piracy and is considered one of the worst offenders in Western Europe.
A Japanese court has ruled that the autocomplete feature of Google's search engine is libellous and that the search giant must remove terms linking a man with alleged criminal activity.
Anonymous has attacked several North Korean websites in a continued effort to disrupt their online presence in protest of continued nuclear arms testing.
After research demonstrated that an alarmingly high number of ads on porn sites had malware, the porn business is now saying they've gotten cleaned up.
Samsung has just introduced a gargantuan smartphone being called the Galaxy Mega. This model comes in a 5.8 or 6.3” display and is a direct response to consumers demanding larger and sharper looking displays, but is this just a passing fad?
Electronic Arts (EA) has announced that it is ending some of its Facebook games, including The Sims Social, SimCity Social, and Pet Society.
Internet security analysts are saying that a massive number of computers have been commandeered in an effort to take over WordPress servers. Some are warning that the attack may be the beginning of a massive ‘botnet’ attack.
Presumably, it is the largest page in the web, 1 mile high and 800 feet wide (or 1.6km x 250m), and rightly so, since it has to fit in every single one of the 7 billion inhabitants of this planet.
A poster over at collegehumor.com has collected some of the most prolific internet memes over the past few years. Can you name them all?
A British animator has created a tumblr for his stolen laptop, which has found its way to Iran and is now sending him secret photos of its new life.
The price of a single Bitcoin was at $266 Wednesday morning, but throughout the day it dropped 50% and is now fluctuating wildly. What has caused this abrupt drop in price?
Researchers have found that social media addicts suffer from withdrawal systems if they are forced to go “cold turkey” with no Facebook or Twitter for just a single month.
The US Air Force has designated six of its cyber capabilities as weapons, addressing a growing threat of cyber attacks against military and civilian targets.
Facebook has begun testing a new system of charging fees for sending private messages to people who are not among a user's friends, adding a new revenue source while potentially opening the doors to contacting celebrities on the social network.
The hacktivist group Anonymous has targeted the state of Israel in another cyber attack, claiming to have caused large amounts of damage, but may have caused little damage.
The old saying about everything being bigger in Texas may soon change to being faster as well. Google recently announced they would be extending their Fiber service into the Austin, Texas region.