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How To Prevent and Respond to a SIM Swap Scam

SIM swap attacks are “off the hook right now,” as described in a November 2018 article from security maven Brian Krebs. While most of you probably have never, and won’t ever, encounter one, it’s good to be prepared should this irritating hack happen to you.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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New ROM Hack Adds Ganondorf To Super Smash Bros. 64

The original Super Smash Bros. released 20 years ago with only 12 characters, leaving many classic Nintendo characters by the wayside until future installments were released. A new hack released over the weekend helps add some more variety by adding Ganondorf.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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You Can Add Sudden-Acceleration Attacks to the List of Electric Scooter Dangers

People keep injuring themselves on electric scooters. Some are illegally scooting down sidewalks, others are riding with someone else on the vehicle, breaking traffic laws, using them underage, and many are reportedly not wearing helmets. But now there’s a new reason to think twice before taking one of these…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Someone Hacked NASA

On Tuesday, an internal memo was sent to employees at NASA to inform them of a data breach that was identified on October 23. The notice claimed that hackers were able to obtain personally identifiable information including social security numbers belonging to the space agency’s staff. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Why You Shouldn’t Install Fortnite APKs on Your Android 

Android: Fortnite Battle Royale, one of the most popular battle royale games around, is finally on Android. And you get first dibs with the beta if you own a Samsung device—a list that includes its flagship Galaxy S9 / S9 Plus (and its predecessors, the S8 / S8 Plus); the Note 8 (and the just-announced Galaxy […]

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How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based interfaces—most people probably don’t tweak many options after purchasing a new router. They log in, change the name and passwords for their wifi networks, and call it a day.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Fan Immortalized In Original .Hack//G.U. Missing From Remaster 

In 2007, Christopher “Ichida” MacKinnon and two other Bandai forum moderators were featured as an arena team in the third volume of PlayStation 2 RPG series .hack//G.U. This month’s remaster of the series inexplicably removed MacKinnon and another moderator’s character name.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hackers target VEVO in data breach after VEVO tells hackers to “f off”

Checkmate, VEVO.The music video platform has fallen victim to a data breach after a group of hackers associated with a larger network, OurMine, has recovered more than 3 terabytes of VEVO’s internal files, consisting of promotional statistics and video count statistics on VEVO’s most prominently watched artists. The hackers also made off with more serious […]

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Hackers Leak New Episodes of Orange Is the New Black and Claim More Leaks to Come

Netflix bingers received a weekend surprise when they woke up this morning to find the first ten episodes of the new season of Orange Is the New Black have allegedly been leaked to torrent networks. A hacker group has claimed responsibility and they say it only occurred because Netflix refused to pay a ransom. The…Read […]

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