Posts tagged "hackers"

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 model means you must expect and accept being hacked and having your nude photos posted on the internet. But the latest hacking scandal doesn't play…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 13, 2014

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 these hackers like to call them, through their own webcams. That’s right, ladies: internet hackers have just found an alarmingly inventive way of invading your…

By: Alyson Penn / June 23, 2013

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 writing to let you know that there may have been illegal and unauthorized access to some of your customer account information on Zappos.com, including one or…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 16, 2012

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 crotch in a pair of underwear taken on a Blackberry. The image was addressed to a 21-year-old student in Seattle named Gennette Cordova (who say…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 2, 2011