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  • Should Hacked Companies Disclose Their Losses?
    By on November 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    derekmead writes “By law, US companies don’t have to say a word about hacker attacks, regardless of how much it might’ve cost their bottom line. Comment, the group of Chinese hackers suspected in the recent-reported Coke breach, also broke into the computers of the world’s largest steel company, ArcelorMittal. ArcelorMittal doesn’t know exactly how much was stolen and didn’t think it was relevant to share news of the attack with its shareholders. (more…)

  • Xbox 360 controller ingeniously hacked for NES use (VID)
    By on December 4, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Hey, it’s just what you’ve always wanted: to use your Xbox 360 controller on your old NES. Using a Cortex M3 processor left over from a school robotics project, Francois Gervais managed to rig his wireless pad to control something decidedly less advanced than a game of Modern Warfare 2. There’s a video of the controller in action.


  • Hacked Roombas Used to Play Pac-Man, Finally! [video]
    By on November 16, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    It was only a matter of time, right? Check out this setup where a laptop player controls “Pac-Man” while being chased by robo-vacuum ghosts. And get this: it’s actually a demo of their unmanned aerial software that guides airborne vehicles.


  • Hacked E-Mail Prompts Passenger Advocate to Sue Delta
    By on October 13, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An airline passenger advocate has accused Delta Airlines of hacking her e-mail accounts and computer in order to sabotage her organization’s lobbying efforts to pass federal legislation to help stranded fliers, according to a lawsuit filed in Texas. She recently learned from AOL that her organization’s AOL e-mail was being redirected to…