SPANISH National Police have arrested a 17-year-old individual for hacking over 200 social media accounts. The hacker requested a cryptocurrency payment from victims in exchange for the return of their social media accounts. Cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses strong cryptography to secure financial transactions. -- Advertisement -- Several complaints were made by the owners of the accounts, stating that the hacker had even taken over verified Twitter and Youtube accounts. The investigation is still ongoing. The police are urging other victims of this offence or similar incidents to contact them via e-mail. Related … [Read more...] about CAUGHT: 17-year-old arrested for hacking over 200 social media accounts in Spain
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THERE’S a reason Felix Kjellberg is known as the king of YouTube. The Swedish video game commentator, web-based comedian and video producer is better known as PewDiePie and is no stranger to controversy. Who is PewDiePie? He has over 52 million fans making him the number one subscribed person on the channel for his Let's Play commentaries. He also has over 8 million Twitter followers, 10 million Instagram followers and a website where fans can buy official merchandise. His channel has received over 13 billion video views and he was named one of "The World’s 100 Most Influential People" by Time magazine. Felix was born in 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden and graduated from university with a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management, but in 2013, he had the most subscribed YouTube channel. He currently lives in Brighton with his Italian fashion and beauty vlogger girlfriend Marzia Bisognin with their two pugs, Maya and Edgar. The couple, who have been … [Read more...] about Who is PewDiePie, what’s the YouTube star’s net worth and what’s the Nazi racism row?
The maker of Fortnite is suing a prominent YouTuber over the cheats he has developed for the massively popular video game. Epic Games says Brandon Lucas is "unlawfully modifying" the game's code to get an advantage over other players and that he also sells these hacks to others.Lucas has more than 1.7 million followers on his Golden Modz YouTube account and posts videos of himself using the cheats to "troll" other online players.Legal papers filed in North Carolina state: "Lucas' websites encourage visitors to purchase hacks and/or Fortnite user accounts preloaded with hacks."These hacks enable users to unlawfully modify Fornite's software. Lucas is operating these websites and selling these cheats and accounts for his own personal enrichment."His ill-gotten gains come at the expense of Epic and members of the Fornite community."Epic says it is ruining the game for others and creating "an uneven playing field"."Aimbots" are one of the hacks the company is upset about. It says they … [Read more...] about Fortnite maker Epic Games sues YouTuber over cheating in hit video game
Europe 26 May 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44265901 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Two 18-year-old French citizens have been charged in Paris following a hack of popular music videos on YouTube.The hackers targeted a string of videos last year, including the hit song Despacito - the most-watched YouTube music … [Read more...] about French teens charged over Despacito hack
Web developer and technologist Chris Garaffa told Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear that in the wrong hands, such devices can perform dangerous actions, including opening the door to your house, wiring money from your bank account and even buying things online in your name. In addition, in 2016, a group of students from the University of California, Berkeley, and Georgetown University in Washington, DC, showed that they could hide secret commands in white noise played through YouTube videos or loudspeakers to get such devices to activate their "airplane mode" or open certain websites. "This is where technology is going," Garaffa told hosts John Kiriakou and Brian Becker. "The focused future of everything being connected certainly has its downsides and its dangers and that isn't going to be discussed when Amazon is trying to sell you its latest Echo product. When everything is connected to the internet, … [Read more...] about ‘Massive Vulnerabilities’: Tech Like Siri, Alexa Gateways for Spying, Hacking