Tech

Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2012

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With minimum password requirements getting more and more complicated, some people like to keep things as simple (or idiotic) as possible. This puts their security at very high risk. Unchanged from last year, the three most popular passwords for 2012 were “password,” “123456,” and “12345678,” according to SplashData’s annual “25 Worst Passwords of the Year”

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Sports

Alabama Hackers Hit The LSU Online Merchandise Shop?

It was announced on Sunday afternoon that Alabama would be playing LSU in the Bowl Championship Series’ National Title Game.  Very shortly following that announcement the Alabama faithful got busy on making their presence known on the LSU merchandise online store.  We took screenshots as we are unsure how long the  site would continue their

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Tech

Sony PlayStation Network Coming Back Online

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PSN is coming back online! SONY sent out a press release today stating that the PlayStation Network will be coming back online, in fact already back in some regions. Sony will begin a phased resumption of its PlayStation Network and Qriocity services on Sunday, more than three weeks after a cyber attack that resulted in

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Tech

Choose Your Password Carefully

People that post on sites like Gawker, Kotaku and DeadSpin are web savvy, but they’re pretty simple when it comes to their passwords. Chart below shows why the US won’t be a super power in about 10 years. (via WSJ)

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World War III – Cyber Attack Under Way

As part of Operation Payback, a movement against American corporations who have suspended the access of funds to WikiLeaks, a global alliance of so-called hackers that go by the name, “Anonymous” have been deploying DoS attacks against these “culprit” organizations. Both Mastercard and Visa had their websites brought to their knees and PayPal and Twitter

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