Instagram takes to the sky.
Instagram takes to the sky.
The National Security Agency website, NSA.gov, was suddenly forced offline for several hours Friday. The agency blamed “an internal error that occurred during a scheduled update.”
You’re doing God’s work, vandals.
This shirt hack is basically magic. (via cthulhuandcats.imgur.com)
You’ll need: A watermelon, a coat hanger, a drill, and a thirst for adventure.
Plus 8 movie stars as Smurfs, the most beautiful old paperbacks in the world, and South Africa’s baboon problem.
With a balloon! Via Reddit.
Just don’t go overboard or you might end up in Hoarders territory.
Computer networks of the nation’s key broadcasters and banks were completely paralyzed Wednesday in what appeared to be a cyber attack, police said.
How to skirt one of Twitter’s least-understood rules — and confuse your friends in the process.
“Just got sold to McDonalds because the whopper flopped =[“ Someone’s having a bad day over at BK HQ.
A hacker has accessed several accounts belonging to the political dynasty and given candid photos to The Smoking Gun. The most revealing pics show off the self-portraits of amateur painter and avid bather George W. Bush.
Instructables has a simple guide on how to add a bit of pride to your Eagle Scout award.
Online activists are not happy about their decision to stop funding Planned Parenthood. In response to the breast cancer foundation’s sudden move to stop supporting Planned Parenthood, a move that many are speculating was motivated by political pressure, hackers last night tweaked a banner advertising the Komen marathon (it has since been taken down). Brutal.
Last night hacktivist group Anonymous carried out a massive DDOS attack on multiple government websites, along with the RIAA and MPAA’s websites. We were lucky enough to be sitting in on the 4chan thread as it was happening (NSFW language, obviously).
Who could have seen this coming? At a Tea Party rally this weekend “comedian” Eric Golub
performed spoke before Sarah Palin. I’m still trying to find a single “joke” in his act. He did at one point compare the political intelligence of Democrats to Trig Palin. Which wasn’t really offensive in a “don’t make fun of special needs people” way, so much as it was offensive in a “don’t present these words you’re saying as an act of comedy” way.
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UPDATE: Bowing to intensifying public and political pressure, Rupert Murdoch’s son has announced that the News of the World will publish its last issue on Sunday. The uproar in Britain over a tabloid hacking into private cell phone data has intensified as it was revealed some of the phones may have belonged to dead soldiers, missing children and victims of terrorist attacks. British Prime Minister David Cameron has called the revelations “absolutely disgusting” and has called for public inquiries, on top of an ever-widening police investigation, into the scandal. View List ›
Taking down the U.S. Government. For the lulz. As of this posting, the CIA website is only intermittently up, but for how long? The group known as LulzSec is claiming credit. They also attempted to attack the official website of the U.S. Senate. View Image ›
Some dude hacked into a few video screens in Times Square. YouTube commenters seem to think that this is faked. What do you think? Watch Video ›
Ashton Kutcher’s Twitter was hacked while he attended the TED Conference. Someone posted a tweet saying Kutcher had been “punk’d” and asked, “Dude, where’s my SSL?” Then there was a follow up referencing “protesters around the world.” Seems like a missed opportunity for a “Butterfly Effect” reference. View Image ›
The Facebook and Twitter accounts of Selena Gomez were hacked earlier today. The Facebook hacker conveniently provided video of the process. The hacker insists this is only for educational purposes to point out how easy it is breach Facebook’s firewall. They didn’t actually post anything on Gomez’s wall because, in their words, “I’m not that much of a twat.” View List ›
Here are the laziest of the passwords revealed by the massive Gawker hack. Old standbys like “1235456” and “password” make an appearance, but there’s still room on the list for upstarts like “fuckyou” and “cheese.” View List ›
Either they got hacked, or it’s just a really slow news day. View Image ›