UK Hacking

Dave's Sorry About Coulson...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron is really very sorry for hiring Andy Coulson as his chief spin doctor at No 10 Downing Street, saying: "It was the wrong decision and I ...

A Week of Cyber Attacks - What Can Be Done?

Gary Newe | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

DDoS attacks are nothing new, with many high-profile attacks dominating the media over the last 12 months, but with well-known brands continuing to publicly feel the impact of attacks, they also show no sign of losing popularity with cyber criminals.

Glenn Beck Thinks 'Watch Dogs' Is Teaching Kids To Hack For Real

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Tech

The American conservative pundit Glenn Beck thinks the video game 'Watch Dogs' actually teaches you how to hack into security networks. The former ...

Why Did China Just Accuse The US Of A 'Gross Violation Of Human Rights'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Tech

China has accused the United States of using the internet to spy on its leaders "in complete disregard of moral integrity". The report - published ...

Hackers Can Watch Your Baby Monitor, Unless You Follow This Simple Advice

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech

Security experts have warned parents to change the default password on their baby monitor cameras after new reports of hackers accessing the cameras. ...

Hands-on Preview of Watch Dogs

Andrew Edney | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

In Watch_Dogs, this system is called the Central Operating System (CTOS) - and it controls almost every piece of the city's technology and holds key information on all of the city's residents.

Designing Watch Dogs - An interview with Danny Belanger

Andrew Edney | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

With over than 10 years of experience in the game industry, he has worked on many successful franchises, including Army of Two, before joining Ubisoft's team in 2010. He's currently Lead Game Designer on Watch Dogs where his expertise is pushed to new heights.

Hacking Watch Dogs - An Interview With Thomas Geffroyd

Andrew Edney | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

All it takes is the swipe of a finger. We connect with friends. We buy the latest gadgets and gear. We find out what's happening in the world. But with that same simple swipe, we cast an increasingly expansive shadow.

Amazing (Low Tech) Life Hacks

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Tech

Improving your life with technology doesn't have to be difficult. It doesn't have to mean buying a watch that can check your heart is still beating, o...

Revenge of the Gummi Finger - Pointing at the Wrong Target

Jon Geater | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech
Jon Geater

I'll leave it to biometrics companies to defend fingerprints in general (there are arguments on grounds of reliability, cost etc that carry some weight) and save my own opinions on biometrics as credentials for another day.

Cyber Attack! 60% of Small Companies Out of Business in Six Months

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

Coaching your employees on data protection just isn't enough. In the video, Holman speaks to this point, explaining "You could buy the most high-tech security software, then the admin guy whacks a generic password on it ... and you're sunk".

Revenge Porn 'Becoming An Epidemic Amongst Young People'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

Revenge porn is becoming an epidemic amongst young people, with charities reporting that they are seeing a sharp rise in complaints, according to the ...

EA Phishing Attack Dupes iTunes Users To Input Passwords

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Tech

An official EA Games server has been attacked by hackers -- and now hosts an incredibly realistic "phishing" site to try and collect user names and pa...

Was Malaysia Airlines MH370 Hacked By A Mobile Phone?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

Investigators still have no idea what happened to Malaysian Airlines MH370, or the 239 people on board. But the strange pattern of course correctio...

You Can Now Play That Hacking Scene From 'Jurassic Park' For Real

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Tech

You know that bit in Jurassic Park where Samuel L Jackson tries to hack into Wayne Knight's computer, but he can't, because hackers? If you've ever...

London 'Zombie Lords' Hijack The Internet For 300,000 Machines

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Tech

Two IP addresses based in London have managed to hijack more than 300,000 internet routers, according to security researchers in Wales. A paper by ...

Open Data and Hacking for Social Good

Farez Rahman | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Tech
Farez Rahman

Data aggregators and directories are important roles in the ecosystem. There is so much data out there, that it's hard to keep up with what is available. Additionally, you want to ensure that the data feeds you want can be integrated with your existing data with minimal effort.

Piers Morgan Questioned 'Under Caution' By Hacking Squad Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

Piers Morgan has been questioned under caution about phone-hacking, it has been revealed. Morgan has always consistently denied knowledge of phone ...

Hackers Force Tesco To Close Over 2,000 Clubcard Accounts

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Tesco has been forced to deactivate more than 2,000 Clubcard accounts after they were hacked and log-in details shared online. Hackers obtained det...

Hacking Trial Told About Mystery Of 'Missing Phones'

PA | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Up to 10 mobile phones and computer gadgets potentially linked to Rebekah Brooks have never been found by police, the hacking trial has heard. An i...

REPORT: NSA Hacked Offline Computers With Tiny USB Radios

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

We already know that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has been spying on virtually every computer connected to the internet - to say nothing of a...

What Smaller Businesses Can Learn From the Staysure Hack

Mike Foreman | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Tech
Mike Foreman

Keep your security software updated - Don't be tempted to put it off till later. Most updates are improvements by a software company, patching up security threats and fixing bugs - if you don't update, you are creating vulnerabilities in your systems which could be utilised by hackers.

The Syrian Electronic Army Have Struck Again

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) are believed to be responsible for attacks on two Microsoft Twitter accounts as well as their official b...

WATCH: How To Hack Your iPhone With Cardboard And Glue

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Because Apple aren't exactly the most open-minded company when it comes to letting you mess around with how your iPhone works, hacking one is pretty d...

Forget the Artful Dodger, Pickpocketing's Gone Digital

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

In a bygone age, the Artful Dodger and his duplicitous pals would steal silk handkerchiefs and purses from unwitting members of the public.