Patreon hack victims hit by extortionists

KraysA group which has been extorting victims of Ashley Madison hack has moved on to those who had their data exposed in the Patreon hack.

DD4BC which has a history of extortion and DDoS attacks has been sending out emails to those who were hit in the Patreon hack to demand a bitcoin is sent to them or the Patreon user will have their personal information exposed:

“Unfortunately, your data was leaked in the recent hacking of the Patreon web site and I now have your information.… Read the rest

US right wades into communist Windows

gatesA US conservative news site has waded into Windows for being as communist as Marx. is the right wing organ of Andrew Breitbart  and the article was penned by the former Toryograph journalists Milo Yiannopoulos. He is the hack who came out in support of the sexist Gamergate campaign calling the other side “an army of sociopathic feminist programmers and campaigners, abetted by achingly politically correct American tech blogger”.… Read the rest

Zuckerberg makes sacrifices for new kid

what-we-learned-about-facebook-ceo-mark-zucke-L-gl5gYRSocial notworking supremo Mark Zuckerberg has been reading a few books on child development and reached the conclusion that he needs to take a couple of months off after his daughter’s birth.

“This is a very personal decision,” he shared on his Facebook page, along with a picture of a stroller, a yellow baby carrier and his dog, Beast.… Read the rest

Tech Industry group weighs in on back doors

Backdoor_crop380wA leading US-based technology lobby group rejected calls to give US law enforcement authorities backdoor keys to let them circumvent encryption technology for mobiles.

The Information Technology Industry Council said in a statement that the post-Paris move to weaken encryption to help the government monitor electronic communications in the name of national security “simply does not make sense”.… Read the rest