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Emma Watson threatened with hoax nude photo leak by internet marketers

Emma Watson. Image courtesy of cinemafestival/Shutterstock.com

Up sprung the threateningly titled emmayouarenext.com website which featured a clock counting down to the release of apparently stolen photos of Emma Watson. Were there photos? No, it was just a viral marketing stunt.

No, 'Apple Wave' does not let you charge your iPhones in the microwave

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No, new features in iOS 8 do *not* include "Apple Wave" wireless microwave frequency charging, regardless of what 4chan tells you. Remember: Don't let Apple-new-release fever fog your brain, and do NOT believe everything you read on the intertubes!

Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens, et al. targeted in latest naked celebrity photo leak

Celebgate redux: Alleged nudies of Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens et al. doxed

Early on Saturday morning, Celebgate flooded the same sites as it did three weeks ago - 4Chan and Reddit, among others - as cyber crooks again posted nude celebrity photos, despite the scuffle of threatened lawsuits and attention from the FBI.

Nude celeb selfies doxing prompts 4chan to change policy

Nude celeb selfies doxing prompts 4chan to change policy

4chan says it's now going to comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which allows content owners to get illegally shared material removed, after it served as the launchpad for the recent nude celebrity photo theft scandal.

WikiLeaks - the REAL lessons behind the drama

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Everyone out there - consider yourselves on notice about privacy, secrecy, security, encryption, data leakage prevention, and the rest of it.

It's not the data which WikiLeaks leaked, it's the leak of the WikiLeaks data.

MasterCard, Visa, Paypal and 4chan - The furor of WikiLeaks unleashed

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4chan have launched extended attacks against companies who have prevented WikiLeaks from distributing their content and receiving funding. Is civil disobedience appropriate in defense of WikiLeaks?

Sophos Security Chet Chats 27 & 28 and Sept 90 Second News

Sophos Security Chet Chats 27 & 28 and Sept 90 Second News

The 20th Virus Bulletin conference is over and now we can return to our daily lives and continue protecting you from cybercrime. The conference was great fun, but with all the work (and a good deal of socializing) I fell Read more…

4chan takes on MPAA, RIAA and Aiplex... and wins

4chan takes on MPAA, RIAA and Aiplex... and wins

Update 3:BPI went down occasionally for short periods of time, but they seem to have gained the upper hand in defending their site. Update 2:RIAA is back online as of 9:10 PM Pacific time. The attack on the BPI is Read more…