Posts tagged "hacking"

Pope Francis: Trans* People Are “Opposing God’s Order Of Creation”

Pope Francis compared trans* people to nuclear weapons. How progressive. [Gay Star News] A Native American activist is suing Facebook over its “real name” policy. [The Guardian] The case against allowing adoption for same-sex parents is riddled with pseudo-science. [The Atlantic] Hunter Moore, founder of revenge porn site IsAnyoneUp.com, has been sentenced…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 19, 2015

Hackers Threaten To Release Nude Photos Of Emma Watson After Her Feminist Speech At The UN

Emma Watson may be the latest celebrity to have nude photos leaked on the Internet — in her case as retribution for a kickass speech she gave at the United Nations about feminism. 4chan, the hackers behind the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2014

AP Twitter Feed Hacked, Dow Plunges

Hackers got their hands on AP's Twitter feed today and briefly sent blood pressures racing with an afternoon tweet that President Obama had been injured in a pair of White House explosions, reports the Huffington Post. The real AP tweeted minutes later that it was a hoax and suspended the account. Incredibly, the Dow had been up 130…
By: Newser / April 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

Today’s Lady News: Let’s Stop Blaming Victims Of Hackers (Who Happen To Have Nude Pics)

This needs to be said: Let's stop blaming Scarlett Johansson and the other victims of nude pic hackers, shall we? [How About We] Teonna Brown, a Maryland teenager, was sentenced to five years in prison yesterday for beating a transgender woman inside a McDonald's. Brown plead guilty to first-degree assault and a hate…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 14, 2011

Lady Gaga, Ke$ha And 48 Other Pop Stars Get Hacked

A pair of German hackers have confessed to hacking into the personal computers of 50 pop stars and downloading music, credit card info, emails, and private photos. The victims included Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, and Ke$ha -- who they tried to blackmail when they found a picture of her…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 3, 2010

Hackers Send Justin Bieber Fans To Porn Sites

Justin Bieber and his fans had a rough Independence Day. Hackers set out to destroy the little guy with the lesbian fringe. Yesterday, these anti-Bieberites rigged YouTube clips of the little songster so that when 'tween fans clicked on them, they would be redirected to porno sites. Noooo! Next, came a hoax—a pop-u…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 6, 2010