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Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
Ross Ulbricht admits he created Silk Road, but says he's not Dread Pirate Roberts   —  For the first time, Ross Ulbricht has admitted that he invented the Silk Road.  —  Ulbricht's defense, which has pleaded not guilty to seven felony charges, admitted that he came up with the idea as …
Jan 13, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
William Turton / The Daily Dot:
U.K. police allegedly arrest Lizard Squad hacker … Lizard Squad took credit for the Dec. 25 distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live.  DDoS attacks overwhelm a network with too much traffic, leaving targeted networks inaccessible for legitimate users.
Dec 31, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context
William Turton / The Daily Dot:
Hacker group Lizard Squad launches DDoS service with prices ranging from $6 to $500, says recent PSN and Xbox Live attacks were marketing scheme   —  Lizard Squad's Xbox Live, PSN attacks were a ‘marketing scheme’ for new DDoS service … A DDoS attack sends a huge amount of traffic to a server …
Dec 30, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
William Turton / The Daily Dot:
Meet Lizard Squad, the group whose DDoS attack crippled Xbox Live and PlayStation Network   —  Meet Lizard Squad, the hackers who ruined Christmas for gamers worldwide  —  Vinnie Omari was still a bit drunk when he initiated what could be the biggest distributed denial-of-service attack in history.
Dec 27, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Michelle Jaworski / The Daily Dot:
Engineer builds machine to swipe right on Tinder non-stop   —  Leave it to a male engineer to make it infinitely easier to swipe right on Tinder.  —  YouTube user James Befurt set up a computer program and an elaborate mechanical apparatus ending in a robotic pointer finger that swipes right on every profile in Tinder.
Dec 7, 2014, 7:45 PMIn context
Rob Price / The Daily Dot:
Controversial anonabox is back, raises $14,000 on Indiegogo in 2 days   —  Just under a month after Kickstarter suspended the privacy-centric anonabox for misleading its customers, the controversial router is now on Indiegogo for another go—and it's already raised almost $14,000.
Nov 11, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
Verizon's tech news site SugarString won't let writers report on US spying or net neutrality   —  Verizon is launching a tech news site that bans stories on U.S. spying  —  Verizon is getting into the news business.  What could go wrong?  —  The most-valuable, second-richest telecommunications company …
Oct 28, 2014, 8:20 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / The Daily Dot:
While operating as an FBI informant, LulzSec's Sabu led attacks against targets in 30 countries including UK, Australia, Brazil   —  An FBI informant led hacks against 30 countries—now we know which ones  —  A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informant targeted more than two dozen countries …
Oct 2, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
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

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