Chaps, as you’ve probably noticed already, I’ve recently started reviewing some mobile apps that I’m sure you’ll find either fun or useful, or both! So following last week’s review of the fun Temple Run 2 mobile game, I’ve got THE new app for you… TapIN Pro.
Def Con is a long running conference for hackers to meet live and discuss all things hacking. Last year marked the second year for the Def Con Kids program, an initiative aimed at educating young children/hackers on the skills and ethics they will need. Topics include competing to find the most bugs in a mobile app, general hacking ethics to understanding digital forensics of an investigation of a crime scene.
Tempted by early booking or last minute offers? Have you ever received a travel offer via email and you don’t remember sending your details to any travel agencies? For nearly half the usual price, they offer you a wonderful and luxurious holiday and you must hurry up, because it’s a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ offer. Well, you’d better watch out – it might as well be a scam!
So it’s not just your Aunt that gets her email hacked and sends you bizarre spam emails about vitamins from China. It’s also President Bush Senior, Hugh Grant, Scarlett Johansson and the Chief of the CIA.
Since it’s launch in 1998, StarCraft has acquired quite the following. This pop-culture phenomenon can equate to six-figure salaries for the biggest players, and the live tournaments bring in crowds of thousands, on the web and live. However, millions were affected when a hack attack exposed email addresses of StarCraft players and users of other Blizzard games such as World of Warcraft and Diablo 3. Secret authentication questions and encrypted passwords were also hacked, although it is not believed that any credit card information was stolen, but users were encouraged to revise their security passwords and details on their Blizzard accounts.