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‘Fappening’ hacker given 18 month jail sentence

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The 36 year old man from Lancaster, Pennsylvania convicted of hacking, phishing and sneaking his way into the accounts of many of the world’s most prominent female celebrities in order to view their private photos, has been sentenced. For his part in “The Fappening,” he was given 18 months in U.S. federal …

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Man pleads guilty to ‘Fappening’ celebrity photo leak

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The celebrity nude picture leaks of 2014, colloquially known as “The Fappening,” now have a patient zero, as 29 year old Edward Majerczyk from Iowa, U.S., has plead guilty to hacking email accounts to obtain the images. While his lawyer denies that Majerczyk disseminated the images. Although sentencing has yet to take place, …

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Julian Assange offers to hand himself in, if U.S. pardons Manning

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent the last four years living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, has pledged to hand himself over to the U.S. authorities, but on one condition: that President Obama grant clemency to imprisoned document leaker, Chelsea Manning. Manning, formerly known as Bradley, was a …

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Millions of Dropbox passwords have leaked onto the web

Way back in 2012, the Dropbox database was hacked, leading to 68 million users having their details stolen. At the time, Dropbox reported that user email addresses were in-fact stolen but didn’t touch on passwords. However, this week, millions of Dropbox passwords leaked onto the web, originating from the attack …

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Edward Snowden thinks NSA hacker leak was a warning

Yesterday the news hit that an organisation appeared to have hacked the command and control server for an NSA-tied hacking group, purportedly known as Equation Group. Looking at the information and tools released, Edward Snowden thinks this was a warning from a foreign nation. Equation Group is an NSA-linked hacking …

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Apple might finally get rid of the 16GB iPhone

These days, most Android flagship handsets launch with 32GB of internal memory as standard. However, Apple has been a little slower to adopt this trend with iOS but that could change this year as current rumours indicate that the iPhone 7 won’t have a 16GB version, instead the base model …

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Game of Thrones leaked early by pirates, again

Despite efforts made by HBO to crack down on potential leaks of the new episodes of its flagship medieval fantasy show, Game of Thrones, they just keep on spouting. Once again the latest episode of the show appeared online before it was available through legitimate channels. In recent years along …

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 details leak out

It looks like we may already have an idea of what to expect from Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Pro 5 tablet as new information came to light this week, pointing out some specifications for the upcoming Windows tablet. Upgrades coming include an Ultra HD display, a new Intel Kaby Lake CPU and …

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Newly leaked image of iPhone 7 shows new design

Apple’s iPhone 7 is heading our way this September and while we normally see more of a major redesign with these generational leaps, it looks like the iPhone 7 might not differ from the iPhone 6 too much. According to a newly leaked image, the iPhone 7 will once again …

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The FCC has revealed the Moto G (2016) a little early

Motorola has been gearing up to announce a new smartphone this year but now it looks like it has been beaten to the punch by none other than the FCC. The Federal Communications Commission has just certified two upcoming Motorola smartphones for sale in the US, which are currently expected …

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Intel 5820K VS 6850K Broadwell-E benchmarks leak

It looks like the lid on Intel’s upcoming Broadwell-E processors has well and truly bl0wn off. Not only have several leaks from both motherboard makers and Intel itself confirmed the upcoming chips but now, benchmarks of the upcoming 6-core 6850K VS the Haswell-E 5820K have made their way on to …

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Intel Core i7 7700K Kaby Lake details supposedly leak

The first details surrounding Intel’s Kaby Lake line-up of mainstream CPUs appear to have leaked out, revealing some key specifications for the upcoming 7th generation Intel Core i7 7700K. This comes just a few weeks after Intel updated its CPU roadmap, killing off the tick-tock release cycle that we have …

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Spotify user data shows up online but was apparently not hacked

This week, a Pastebin post containing hundreds of Spotify account credentials popped up online, leading many to believe that the music streaming service had fallen victim to some kind of hack. Information released included usernames, passwords, emails amongst other details but no payment information was leaked. However, it seems that …

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Nvidia Pascal GP104 GPU die pictured

Following on from all of the rumours pointing towards a swiftly approaching launch for Nvidia’s new Pascal graphics cards, a new image has appeared online. This time, we get to have a good look at the GP104 die, specifically, the GP104-200, which is a cut down version of then GP104-400. …

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1080p resolution to be mandatory on PS4 Neo

At this point, it seems like Sony isn’t even trying to keep its new PlayStation a secret anymore. Earlier this week, the exact specifications of the upcoming PS4 Neo came to light and now just a few days later, more information surrounding Sony’s policies have come to light. For starters, …

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