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Dell Cameron / The Daily Dot:
Developer reported iCloud brute-force password hack to Apple in March 2014, months before Celebgate   —  Apple knew of iCloud security hole 6 months before Celebgate  —  Apple knew as early as March 2014 of a security hole that left the personal data of iCloud users vulnerable …
Sep 25, 2014, 5:00 AMIn context
Kevin Collier / Daily Dot:
The FCC has officially received 1 million net neutrality comments   —  net neutrality is too boring a topic to rile up Americans.  —  As of Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had received 1 million official comments about whether to allow Internet providers to divide …
Jul 17, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw / Daily Dot:
DashCon convention run by Tumblr culture enthusiasts was a disaster this weekend   —  Over the course of a weekend, DashCon 2014 descended into chaos  —  It only took a few hours for DashCon 2014 to degenerate into the most catastrophic fan convention in recent memory.
Jul 15, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Kevin Collier / Daily Dot:
How currency exchange Moolah contributed to mistrust and tumbling prices for Dogecoin traders   —  The death of Dogecoin  —  On May 4, against all odds, Dogecoin surged to the finish line in Aaron's 499, a nationally televised NASCAR race in Talladega, Ala.
Jul 8, 2014, 8:30 AMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / Daily Dot:
CBS esports site OnGamers fires first employee and senior editor Rod “Slasher” Breslau after Reddit bans the site for vote-rigging   —  Reddit ban leaves esports site OnGamers fighting for survival  —  In November, CBS Interactive's flagship esports news site launched with big ambitions.
Jul 2, 2014, 8:20 PMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / Daily Dot:
As Iraq censors Internet, Tor usage jumps tenfold   —  As the Iraqi government censors large swaths of the Internet following devastating attacks and victories by the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), thousands of people are adopting Tor, the most popular anonymizing tool online, to get around government obstruction.
Jun 19, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Rebecca Hiscott / Daily Dot:
Pic Nix, a service using a robot to post user-shaming Instagrams, has its account disabled   —  App that lets you anonymously shame Instagram users gets the axe—after one day  —  Last week, Pic Nix was the toast of the Web.  Tech outlets spent a few glorious moments fawning …
Jun 15, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Daily Dot:
Massive security flaws allowed for Stratfor hack, leaked report reveals   —  The intelligence firm at the center of a notorious cybersecurity breach that affected top government officials failed to institute standard security measures prior to the attack, according to a newly leaked report.
Jun 14, 2014, 8:30 PMIn context
Kevin Collier / Daily Dot:
LulzSec hacker turned FBI informant Sabu sentenced to time served, one year of probation   —  LulzSec hacker-informant ‘Sabu’ set free  —  Anonymous hacker Hector Monsegur, best known as Sabu, was released Tuesday on time served for his role in a slew of high-profile cyberattacks on corporate and civilian targets.
May 27, 2014, 12:10 PMIn context
Daily Dot:
Major ISPs and other net neutrality opponents outspend proponents 3:1 in lobbying efforts   —  These companies spend the most money to kill net neutrality  —  With the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision to move forward with a controversial proposal that threatens net neutrality …
May 17, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context

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