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Reverse Engineering Strange Devices Found in a Library

Follow along to uncover the intent of these devices hidden behind trashcans and vending machines in a college library.
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Hackers found selling private messages of 81k hacked Facebook accounts

By Waqas
Unsurprisingly, the price of each account is just 10 cents (8p). Last September, the social media giant Facebook revealed that it suffered a data breach in which hackers managed to steal access tokens of over 50 million accounts after exploiting a vulnerability in its View As feature. A couple of weeks later,...

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Hackers exploit Bitcoin bug to print 235 million Pigeoncoins

By Uzair Amir
It has been confirmed by the Pigeoncoin developers that a recently discovered bug in Bitcoin’s code has now been exploited to print approx. 235m Pigeoncoins ($15,458). It must be noted that Pigeoncoin is a newly launched and somewhat lesser known digital currency. The reason the extraordinary feat was...

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Instagram acknowledges & addresses hacking spree against user accounts

By Carolina
If you are unable to access your Instagram account, then it is quite possible that your account has been hijacked. Reportedly, in the past few days, hundreds of Instagram accounts have been hacked. Some user accounts are partially accessible while some are completely hijacked. In its recent blog post, Instagram...

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Anonymous hackers vow to expose Q-Anon

By Waqas
Q-Anon gained popularity from the Far-Right’s favorite website 4chan. The online hacktivist group Anonymous has been missing from the limelight for a while but now, the group is back and vows to carry out a doxxing operation against Q-Anon and expose the real identity of whoever is behind it. Doxing is an...

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Notorious hacking group Fin7’s 3 main hackers arrested by the FBI

By Waqas
Three members of a ‘prolific’ and ‘notorious’ hacking group, known for carrying out massive hacking sprees against high-profile organizations have been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). According to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the arrested individuals were leading the global...