US-CERT releases details on SMB worm tool used in Sony attack- complete breakdown

// December 19th, 2014 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security
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US-CERT released alert TA14-353A today detailing a “SMB Worm Tool” recently used by cyber threat actors against a “major entertainment company”. Given the timing of the US formal accusations against North Korea, this certainly hints that the malware toolset being referenced is the one used by the Guardians of Peace (GOP) in the recent Sony […]

Anonymous fights fire with fire – threatens attacks against Sony (and others?) if The Interview is not released

// December 19th, 2014 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security
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In an odd but not totally unexpected twist to the story, a hacking group claiming to represent Anonymous has threatened Sony with the same type of bitch slap they got from [cough] North Korea’s GOP if the movie The Interview is not released as planned. This was followed by other messages from a poster claiming […]

FBI releases official update on Sony Investigation – officially confirms North Korea involvement in attack against Sony

// December 19th, 2014 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security
The official FBI Agent Geek Slop card

The following just went across the wire, released by the FBI, in which they “concluded that the North Korean government is responsible” for the attack and leak of Sony Pictures Entertainment data. The FBI based their conclusion on similarities in attack code and “infrastructure” previously tied to North Korea and threw down the gauntlet stating, […]

Don’t forget the jailed Hacktivists and Whistleblowers this Holiday season!

// December 19th, 2014 // No Comments » // Politics and legal
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Political prisoners always need support, but can you imagine spending the holidays in prison? Please, help us support our jailed Activists, Hacktivists, and Whistle-blowers by brightening up the holidays through writing letters and getting them the things they need at this time.

Sony’s decision to halt release of The Interview may be the only smart move they’ve made so far

// December 18th, 2014 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News
Movie poster for The Interview starring Seth Rogen and James Franco

In the wake of Sony’s embarrassing system breach and data leak, their delay of the upcoming movie, The Interview, may not be the cowering, knee-jerk reaction it appears to be. Assuming the attack against their corporate data systems came from the North Koreans, Sony’s play just might be brilliant.

More hot (but very cool) cosplay action from San Diego ComicCon 2014

// December 17th, 2014 // No Comments » // Cosplay Girls
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The San Diego Comic-Con is legendary – as is the cosplay action that top cosplayers from around the country bring to the event each year. 2014 was no exception with hundreds of cosplayers attending the July 24-24, 2014 show. Here’s more cosplay action from ComicCon 2014.

Guardians of Peace (GOP) release Sony CEO Outlook data file with threat to movie goers

// December 16th, 2014 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security
Purported .ost file for Sony CEO Michael Lynton

A Pastebin dump attributed to Guardians of Peace (GOP) was released a few hours ago followed by the purported screenplay for the upcoming movie The Interview. In the dump, the GOP continued to harp on their Christmas Day threat while including an invite to the public for special “requests”. The dump included another little surprise […]

Interesting list of Chinese filtered words, banned domains, and potential username/passwords

// December 12th, 2014 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security
Map of China

That China filters their Internet traffic is no secret – their societal system (many believe) requires that information be filtered. What is more interesting, are the *words* that are filtered. Several research groups have studied China’s walled-off Internet infrastructure (via search engine results, reverse engineered software and hardware products, leaked router or firewall settings, etc.) […]

More weird well-timed photos that make you go, Huh?

// December 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment
Well-timed photo of monkey on car windshield gives allusion of giant monkey attacking car

Here’s a collection of well-timed photos that give the perception of, well, check for yourself below. I can’t vouch for the legitimacy of some of the photos so feel free to share your opinion in the article comments (which I will, of course, promptly delete if I disagree).

Put pervert seals with cute little penguins and you get – Oh, the horror…

// December 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // General Science News
A seal with two penguins

The Polar Biology journal captured an unusual incident involving seals and penguins on an unnamed remote island in the sub-Antarctic. Yes, the animals were caught having sex with each other – and it’s not the first time sexual predatory seals have been caught having their way with the cute little penguins. Back in 2006, “amorous […]

After loss of pre-release movies and confidential data – Sony goes on the offensive with DoS attacks

// December 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security
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fter the data breach and loss of pre-release films and confidential data in late November, Sony takes an offensive stance – and I like what I’m seeing. According to reports, Sony is using a deluge of Amazon cloud servers in Tokyo and Singapore to conduct DoS attacks against torrent seeds and websites hosting their stolen […]

Ultra cool Christmas Tree with no tree!

// December 2nd, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment
Ultra cool Christmas Tree

Although it might not be so easy to decorate, we gotta give this tree two thumbs-up for creativity.

NFL freak of nature (Odell Beckham) makes greatest catch in NFL history

// November 24th, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment
Giants receiver Odell Beckham makes greatest catch in NFL history

With his gargantuan 10-inch hands, Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made this touchdown catch on November 23, 2014 in a game against the Dallas Cowboys. Many sportscasters, including Sports Illustrated’ s Peter King, are calling it the “greatest catch ever”. On a long bomb by Eli Manning, Beckham was racing down the sideline […]

Logan Paul jumps over car and lives to tell the tale

// November 24th, 2014 // No Comments » // Uncategorized
Logan Paul jumps over speeding car

Logan Paul posted this Vine video that further demonstrates his unique ability to tell an interesting tale in six seconds or less (i.e. If you can dodge a ball, you can dodge a car) . In the video below, Paul dodges a car, jumps another car that passes under him, then does a dive to […]

Hottest (and coolest) San Diego ComicCon 2014 cosplay action

// November 17th, 2014 // No Comments » // Cosplay Girls
Hot cosplay from Comic-Con 2014 (San Diego)

The San Diego Comic-Con is legendary – as is the cosplay action that top cosplayers from around the country bring to the event each year. 2014 was no exception with hundreds of cosplayers attending the July 24-24, 2014 show. Check out the hottest cosplay action in this sexy pictorial.


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