hackers

Hacker: I Took Down New York Because I Hate NYC

New York’s cover story on 35 women accusing Bill Cosby of sex assault was hotly tweeted last night—but this morning no one can access it after a denial-of-service attack on…

Newser |

Ashley Madison Waives $19 Fee That Irked Hackers

The horses may have gone, but Ashley Madison is making sure the stable door is locked: The hacked affair-arranging site says it’s now offering users the ability to delete their…

Newser |

Extramarital Affair Service Ashley Madison Fighting Massive Data Leak

Hackers going under the name The Impact Team have hacked data from what I will politely call the online dating service for people with unconventional attitudes toward fidelity (OK, “cheating…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

The Snappening Is Happening: 90,000 Stolen SnapChat Images Posted Online

It was easy for some to dismiss the privacy concerns surrounding last month’s “Fappening” as the price of fame, as though winning an Oscar or being a Sports Illustrated cover…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Are Creepy Hackers Watching You Right This Second?

Stealing credit card information and social security numbers is so passé nowadays. The new fad of invading privacy online is to actually watch unsuspecting victims, or, I’m sorry, “slaves” as…

Alyson Penn |

Zappos Servers Hacked

If you’re one of the 24 million people who have purchased shoes from Zappos.com recently, this email might have popped up in your inbox over the weekend:
We are…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Welcome To Weinergate

In case you are not already acquainted, meet Anthony Weiner, a Democratic Congressman from New York. On Friday, a strange image appeared on his Twitter feed—a photo of a man’s…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |