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TalkTalk breach: CEO dismisses encryption, 15-year-old arrested

There’s been a lot of strange developments in the days since last week’s cyberattack on UK telecom TalkTalk, in which an unknown number of customers may have had their personal data accessed. 548 more words


Hacking culture- is it worth it?

Hackers. They have no face. They have no name. Yet they can gain access to information and obtain things that are seemingly impossible to obtain. The skills that these people have are incredible and can be used for good or evil. 184 more words


How to aVoid being flagGed by the NSA

Prior to this week, I was unaware of the Lulzsec group. I found their story very intriguing and made me question the psychology behind this cyber-pack mentality. 296 more words


Or are the preconceptions true?

This post follows on from my previous post which spoke of the positives of hacktivism and the power it can have in our society. However, this post focuses on the negative aspects that may come with hacktivisim and what happens when groups use the power of hacking to do harm. 117 more words


For The Lulz

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Last week for DIGC202, I talked about Anonymous as a new form of protestors acting unethically for an ethical goal, and as damaging as this collective can be, Anonymous is rather mature compared to groups such as LulzSec.

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TV's newest hacker drama "Mr. Robot" is technically sound, morally ambiguous

– The hacker Elliot from USA’s “Mr. Robot.” Image courtesy of NBCUniversal/USA Network –

“Mr. Robot,” USA Network’s new series about a cybersecurity engineer at the center of a plot by a group of hackers to take down an evil corporation, is good entertainment. 894 more words