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Taylor Swift's Instagram and Twitter Just Got Hacked

Taylor Swift’s Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked Tuesday afternoon before quickly being recovered 15 minutes later.

The hacker wrote a tweet encouraging Swift’s 51 million fans to follow someone claiming to be the leader of the hacking group “Lizard Squad.” 93 more words

Sony CEO Breaks Silence on 'Vicious and Malicious' Hack

Sony’s chief executive offered his first public comments about the December cyberattack that exposed his company’s inner workings, and ultimately sabotaged the worldwide premiere of… 75 more words

PlayStation, Xbox networks recover

Sony says its Playstation network is up and running again, following three days of disruption. ┬áBut that doesn’t necessarily mean there will be smooth sailing, or gaming when players log on. 171 more words

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Burkina Faso with Geeks

In what is remembered as one of the most concise, insightful and oft-quoted metaphors In modern history, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl described the Soviet Union “as Upper Volta with missiles.” 198 more words

The Passing Scene

Target Shoppers Get Go-Ahead To Sue Retail Giant Over 2013 Hack

A year after Target discovered it was the, well, target of one of the largest retailer hacks ever, and a few weeks after banks got permission to sue the corporation, Target shoppers have now gotten the all-clear for their lawsuits, too. 190 more words

Hack Attack Spurs Call For More North Korea Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suspicions that North Korea was behind a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures and a threat against movie theaters are intensifying calls for tougher U.S. 838 more words