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A South Korean Bitcoin exchange known as CoinRail, was the victim of a cyber attack that wiped out at least $30B in cryptocurrency. The theft was a prolonged assault that occurred over a 7-hour period of trading. After the theft was discovered and announced by officials at CoinRail, it caused the price of Bitcoin to…

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Banks across the country are on high alert as a new cybersecurity threat has been identified. Hackers are using a piece of malware on ATMs to make the machines spit out cash in what is called jackpotting. The software virus was identified by a company called NetSkope. Netskope posted on its company blog: “Netskope Threat…

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Rolling out and Amplify 4 Good teamed up for the inaugural RIDE Conference hack, a fun and intensive 48-hour-hackathon where teams built applications with the goal of enabling more people to become citizen entertainment journalists by leveraging rolling out‘s assets. Held at the Loudermilk Conference Center in downtown Atlanta, designers and developers formed teams of…

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Still of Lizzy Caplan, James Franco and Seth Rogen in The Interview (2014)

Despite several attempts made by hackers to terminate the release of Sony Pictures The Interview, starring funnymen Seth Rogen and James Franco, the controversial political comedy was released in select theaters on Christmas Day. In just one day, the film which mocks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and depicts his assassination, made more than…

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  Iggy Azalea has been under a tremendous amount of blazing fire these past few weeks as rival rapper Azealia Banks has, once again, accused her of being a racist and for misappropriating Black culture and music. Now, Azalea is taking heat from another major threat and that is the famous hacker group Anonymous, who…

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Still of Lizzy Caplan, James Franco and Seth Rogen in The Interview (2014)

Sony cancelled the The Interview’s December 25 release date last week after AMC, Regal Cinemas, Carmike, et al. caved to terroristic threats. Today, the Daily Beast reports the film will be released but no one is saying exactly how. There are rumors it could be made available on Crackle, the Sony-owned streaming service. “Sony only…

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Still of Lizzy Caplan, James Franco and Seth Rogen in The Interview (2014)

The controversial movie, The Interview, was scheduled to premiere in theaters on Dec. 25, 2014. The release has been canceled in light of the recent breach. Terrorists threatened 9/11 attacks on theaters the showed the film which depicted a plot by two journalists to assassinate Kim Jong-un. Regal, AMC, Cinemark, Cineplex and Carmike, who between operate more than…

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It seems like everyday another corporation reveals that it has been outsmarted by vicious hackers. Starting back in December when Target revealed that over 40 million debit and credit card accounts were stolen over the Thanksgiving holiday, the security breaches have been rolling in. Shortly after the Target credit card breach, Neiman Marcus also revealed…

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Hackers steal millions of dollars each year from unsuspecting victims through various methods. Taking some simple steps can prevent your accounts and computer from being attacked by cyber criminals. Following some of the recent hacking incidents of the largest websites, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, experts found that many were using simple passwords such as, 123456,…

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The Better Business Bureau is warning cell phone users about a new scam that can result in unauthorized charges on your next monthly wireless statement. Consumers in several states have reported getting calls on their mobile phones in which the caller hangs up once they answer the phone. When cell phone owners call back, they…

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Now may be a good time to change your passwords on social media. Hackers have stolen two million usernames and passwords from at least 93,000 websites, including some of the largest social media sites including Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and ADP, a payroll website dealing with the salaries of thousands of people worldwide. The account…

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So you’ve found yourself in the very unfortunate position of having your personal information tapped into by some computer hacker from a distant land (or some dumpster diving bum from around the block). Using your information, they are now filing false tax returns, so they can steal your money; they are applying for bogus credit cards…

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