Xbox One SDK gets leaked

It seems that whilst we've all been busy celebrating Christmas, hacking groups have been hard at work as now yet another hacking group has attacked Microsoft - and leaked the software development kit (SDK) for the Xbox One. The SDK is important as it is what Microsoft sends to developers to enable them to make…

AP Twitter account hack leads to White House bombing scare

The Associated Press had its Twitter account hacked last night, leading to a tweet that claimed the White House had been rocked by a series of explosions, injuring President Barack Obama. The false message read: "Breaking: Two Explosions in the…

Facebook hit by "sophisticated" hacking attack

Social networking giant Facebook have been hit by what it describes as a "sophisticated" hacking attack through a previously unknown loophole in its systems. Though the company insists that none of the personal data belonging to its 1 billion+ users…

Apple and Amazon pull over-the-phone password resets

Apple and Amazon have both pulled the ability to reset password information over-the-phone after a high profile tech journalist was hacked, leaving egg on the faces of two of the world's largest tech companies. Wired writer Mat Honan's iCloud account…

Dropbox hacked, but assures your files should be safe

Dropbox has confirmed its cloud storage service has been hacked, with some account names and passwords having been stolen. Users started spotting spam messages hitting the email inboxes that they only associated with Dropbox accounts and began complaining. Dropbox then…

Google Chrome store hit by Facebook hack extension

Google Chrome users beware: a series of new extensions claiming to add customisation options to your Facebook profile are in fact malicious tools created by hackers intended to hijack your social networking accounts. Hiding in plain sight on the official…

Siri can now LEGALLY be loaded onto an iPhone 4

Siri, the voice recognition star at the heart of the iPhone 4S, can now be legally loaded onto an iPhone 4. Though we've seen many hackers bring Apple's voice-servant to the iPhone 4 since the phone's launch on October 4th,…