Marcus Hutchins the hacking ‘hero’ pleads guilty to US malware charges

We all remember the WannaCry ransomware attack back in 2017, right? Well Marcus Hutchins was our saviour at our time of need as he was able to find a ‘kill switch’ for the malware. He was hailed a hero as he didn’t only save the little guy, the little guy being us, but he also… Read More Marcus Hutchins the hacking ‘hero’ pleads guilty to US malware charges

NSA contractor pleads guilty to classified data theft

Harold T Martin, a former computer contractor, has pleaded guilty to the theft of 50 terabytes of highly sensitive data from the U.S. government national security agency, the NSA. The classified documents Mr Martin collected over the 20 years of service he had at the NSA was a mixture of paper documentation and disk drives… Read More NSA contractor pleads guilty to classified data theft

Facebook’s shares drop amongst Christchurch outrage and staff exits

This is probably not the first time you’re hearing this but things aren’t looking great for Facebook at the moment. The shocking resignation of Facebook’s Chief Products Officer, Chris Cox, and the recent live stream of the Christchurch terror attacks on their platform means Facebook is in pretty deep. So deep that their stocks dropped… Read More Facebook’s shares drop amongst Christchurch outrage and staff exits

Data logging quizzes have incurred a lawsuit with Facebook

We all know about these quizzes. You know, they’re like the ones from Buzzfeed with titles like ‘What Sandwich matches your personality?’ They really know how to answer all of life’s most important questions. Well Facebook has noticed that these kind of quizzes, which can require Facebook login details, have been collecting sensitive data about… Read More Data logging quizzes have incurred a lawsuit with Facebook