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Monitor hacker yells at baby (Video)

Monitor hacker yells at baby

A stranger hacked into a family’s baby monitor and began shouting at their child via its built-in camera, FOX19 has reported. The report states that a hacker had gained access to the camera due to a firmware vulnerability, with the hacker shouting at the baby to “wake up” before the child’s father Adam Schreck entered the room. Adam states that ... Read More »

ET Video Games Found In New Mexico Landfill

ET Video Games Found In New Mexico Landfill

Documentary filmmakers digging in a New Mexico landfill on Saturday unearthed hundreds of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” cartridges, considered by some the worst video game ever made and blamed for contributing to the downfall of the video game industry in the 1980s. Some gamers speculate that thousands or even millions of the unwanted cartridges made by Atari were buried in a ... Read More »

‘Jerk’ website sued by FTC

'Jerk' website sued

As of Monday, the FTC has charged the website Jerk.com with taking data from Facebook and using it to create millions of disparaging profiles that it would then charge $30 to remove or edit. The trick was that paying money didn’t actually give access to anything, and Jerk appears to have been scamming its “customers.” Read More »

New Atomic Clock Will Keep Ticking for 300 Million Years

New Atomic Clock Will Keep Ticking for 300 Million Years

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has officially launched a new atomic clock, called NIST-F2, to serve as a new U.S. civilian time and frequency standard, along with the current NIST-F1 standard. NIST-F2 would neither gain nor lose one second in about 300 million years, making it about three times as accurate as NIST-F1, ... Read More »

Target May Have Ignored Pre-breach Intrusion Warning : Report

Target

Target Corp. is acknowledging that its security software picked up on suspicious activity after a massive cyberattack was launched, but says it decided not to take immediate action. The acknowledgement came after a media report said Thursday that Target’s security team in Bangalore received security alerts on Nov. 30 that indicated malicious software had appeared in its network. Read More »