Microsoft Denies XBox Live Network Hack

Microsoft have denied a claim that Xbox Live has been hacked. The Sun newspaper in the UK reported that hackers “hacked into thousands of Xbox Live accounts to steal... Read more »

iPhones Overtake Blackberrys In Business World

Mobile workers are giving up almost an hour every working day in sleep and exercise time, thanks to being able to work on the mobile devices which almost half... Read more »

Diaspora Co-Founder Dies Aged 22

Open-source social network Diaspora has launched a redesigned alpha version of its software, with invites going out to users of the site hours before it was confirmed that co-founder... Read more »

Valve Confirms Steam Hack

The recent Steam hack may have compromised users’ credit card numbers and other personal information, according to a message sent to Steam users from Gabe Newell, head of Valve.... Read more »

“socialbots” Steal 250Gb of Facebook Data

A small array of scripts programmed to pass themselves off as real people stole 250 gigabytes worth of personal information from Facebook users in just eight weeks, researchers said... Read more »

iPad2 LockScreen Passwords Bypassed in 5 Seconds

The password protection of an iPad 2 running iOS 5 can be circumvented in less than five seconds with just three simple steps. Bypassing the unlock screen on iPad... Read more »

4yrs In Jail For Inciting Riots Using Facebook

In the fallout of the August Riots across the UK, two men from the the North West of England were sentenced to 4yrs in jail for trying to incite... Read more »

Twitter “Stalker App” Scam

A “Stalkers app” doing the rounds on Twitter is actually a phishing scam, security watchers warn. The Stalkers app, which purports to be officially sanctioned and to track people... Read more »

BlackBerry Hand London Rioter Details To UK Police

BlackBerry UK has broken silence over the role its devices played in helping disaffected London yoof co-ordinate riots in Tottenham, Brixton, Enfield and Walthamstow this weekend. The smash ‘n’... Read more »

Facebook Blocks Chrome Data Exporter

Facebook has blocked a Google Chrome extension that let you export information about your Facebook “friends” so that data can be shuttled into competing services. Known as Facebook Friends... Read more »