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FBI Arrests Hackers with Help of Former LulzSec “Leader”

[Article first published as FBI Arrests LulzSec Hackers with Help of Former “Leader” on Blogcritics.] Just one time. After being cautious about covering his tracks, all it took was just took one time logging into IRC without masking his IP address for…

80. could a little tech know-how prevent strangers from seeing you in the shower?

[Article first published as Lack of Computer Knowledge Allows Technician to Hack Customers’ Webcams on Blogcritics.] In my line of work and field of nerdery, I often encounter people who need my help because they just don’t understand computers. I…

78. chinese prisoners tortured in the name of gold farming

[Article first published as Chinese Prisoners Tortured for Gold Farming Operation on Blogcritics.] Gold farming is a practice that has been going on forever. If you play any MMO you know what I’m talking about. Whether it’s in World of…

70. FBI raids students for gold farming and bank fraud, stormwind’s SI-7 nowhere on the scene

[Article first published as Federal Agents Raid College for Suspected Gold Farming on Blogcritics.] When I think of “raiding” and the World of Warcraft, I’m generally thinking about the Blackwing Descent raid encounter that my guild is trying to power through or…

61. … yeah this guy does not represent us

gamers in general that is.  i’m just waiting for someone to use this story to fuel the fire for a “violent gamers story.”  “this just in, guns don’t make criminals, controllers do!  story at 11.” dramatic pre-creation.  image from gamesradar i…

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