Seized File Sharing Websites Now Displaying Anti-Piracy PSA

Know all these file sharing websites that were closed down by the U.S. authorities in recent months? Well visitors to many of these domain names are now being redirected to this anti-piracy video, which shows how downloading copyrighted material can lead to financial ruin for many workers of the entertainment industry.

Sony’s PSN Fiasco: What we have here is failure to communicate

There’s little disputing that Sony has just suffered one of the biggest consumer security screw-ups in history. But that’s made worse by what can only be described as awful communication. For those who’ve somehow missed it, the story in short is that Sony’s online gaming system, the PlayStation Network, has been offline for a week. […]

FBI Asks for Help Cracking Murder Victim’s Secret Code

In 1999, Ricky McCormick was found murdered in St. Louis, MO. In his pocket, investigators found hand-written notes in a secret code, which they’ve not been able to break–despite years of work by the FBI’s Cryptanalysis and Racketeering Records Unit (CRRU) and the American Cryptogram Association. On Wednesday (March 29, 2011), the FBI released the text from […]

Unlock most cardkey door control systems with Caribou

Need to access that top secret military installation so you can use its Stargate to travel at the other end of the galaxy? No problems! All you need is an Android-based phone and the Caribou app! [Caribou Android App | Via [H]]

Brain: Searching for the first PC virus [Video]

FSecure has just released a really interesting 10-minute video documenting their trip to Lahore, Pakistan, to find the authors of the first PC virus “Brain”. This is the first time that the authors of “Brain”, Amjad Farooq Alvi and Basit Farooq Alvi, have given a video interview about the virus, which spread around the world […]

Download Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

It’s here folks! Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available for download via Windows Update or direct download. Hit up this page for all the details about the update, and this link for all the download options. Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 helps keep your PCs […]

US Army warns: Tweet with care

America’s enemies include those who are “trolling social networks, blogs and forums,” a new Army document claims. But don’t worry: leaving snarky comments won’t get you an early hours visit from the Green Berets. Trolling in this sense refers to foreign operatives reading through such sites for information that could compromise military security. The warning […]

Thieving Bastard Steals Laptop

Check out the following video for a good reason why you should always keep your laptop bag in view at all time when in a public place. [Via Gizmodo]