Hackers Roll Call

The following list of Security Researchers are “White Hat” ethical hackers whose discoveries and inventions shake things up as they try to stay one step ahead of their underground “Black Hat” brothers… It’s not unusual to hear someone say “Rsnake found out…” and Hansen’s manic inventiveness includes the “Slowloris” low-bandwidth denial-of-service tool, which ended up… Continue Reading …

World Cup Fever Grips Twitter And Google – Stay Up To Date Online

The South Africa World Cup 2010 has started with a bang after a spectacular 1st goal of the tournament by striker Tshabalala for the host nation. Everyone wants a piece of the pie and Twitter and Google are both joining in the festivities. Twitter has created an official Twitter feed that looks pretty snazzy and… Continue Reading …

How Social Networks Are Using Your Data

Companies collect all sorts of data to build a database of you from social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Bebo, website forums, blogs and other websites. How do they use all this info on you? For example, did you know that your Facebook friends could influence what kind of credit you get from a… Continue Reading …

Google Mobile Nexus One Smartphone Unveiled, But Still Not So “Open”

Another year and another new smartphone is unveiled. After so many leaks and speculation, the Google Nexus One mobile phone was officially announced yesterday… but you still cannot use it on any network you feel like! That is supposed to be the big selling point of the Nexus One. Ideally, you should be able to… Continue Reading …

Facebook Dating Ad Hooks Up Married Man … With His Wife!

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I dont wanna say this, but… I TOLD YOU SO! Facebook Applications can represent you in whatever they fancy, whether it is against the Terms Of Service or Not. This is just one of the ways your info is used online by default, meaning that if you have not specifically opted out of the many… Continue Reading …