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Hackers Say They’ll Publish E-Mails Stolen from Stratfor

Hackers affiliated with the Anonymous group said Tuesday they are getting ready to publish e-mails stolen from private intelligence analysis firm Strategic Forecasting Inc, whose clients include the U.S. military, Wall Street banks and other corporations.

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Video: Hacking group mounts major cyber attack

Hacking group “Anonymous” claims to have stolen thousands of credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to clients of a U.S.-based security firm and then donated some of the stolen funds to charity.

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Japanese boffins crack arse-based ID recognizer

For two per cent it’s a bum rap
Researchers at Japan’s Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology have developed a seat that can identify the user by the shape and heft of their buttocks.…

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Hacker ‘chpwn’ develops Siri workaround for jailbroken iPhones

Dubbed Spire, the solution is a simple download to a jailbroken iPhone. Once it boots up, the software downloads Siri from Apple’s own servers.

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Leaking water detector from an old smoke alarm

[Thomas Clauser] had his basement flood last year when a hurricane swept over New England. The problem with flooding or leaking water is that chances are you won’t notice until it’s too late. He decided to protect against this in the future by building his own leaking water detector. It’s a simple device that sits …

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Rooting a Motorola Actv (Android wristwatch)

[Chris’] family made the mistake of giving him a hackable Christmas gift. We’d bet they didn’t see much of him for the rest of the day as he set about rooting this Android wristwatch. This thing has some pretty powerful hardware under the hood. It’s sporting an OMAP3 processor running at 600 MHz along with …

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Dot-dash-diss: The gentleman hacker’s 1903 lulz

A century ago, one of the world’s first hackers used Morse code insults to disrupt a public demo of Marconi’s wireless telegraph LATE one June afternoon in 1903 a hush fell across an expectant audience in the Royal Institution’s celebrated lecture thea…

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Self-balancing unicycle only for those with good balance

The only problem with this self-balancing unicycle is it’s inability to balance itself. You see, it automatically balances along the axis that is parallel to the line of travel. But since there’s only one wheel the rider is responsible for balancing perpendicular to travel. This is really not too much different from a bicycle; balancing while in …

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What you can do to enforce endpoint security

A strategic roundup
Thirty years after the PC was launched, security and management problems for the endpoint seem to be getting worse rather than better.…

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Any GSM phone vulnerable to new scam: researcher

Customers look at Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S II LTE smartphones on display at a shop at the company’s headquarters in Seoul October 28, 2011.

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