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Five-year-old Exposes Xbox Glitch, Named Microsoft Security Researcher

Kristoffer Von Hassel, a five-year-old Californian boy, revealed a glitch in Microsoft’s Xbox gaming system. Kristoffer’s parents noticed that their son was playing age-restricted games on his father’s account, without knowing or stealing the password. The boy’s father, Robert Davis, … Read more >

Mars Simulation Begins in Hawaii

Mauna Loa, a volcanic area on the main island of Hawaii, is the new site for NASA’s simulated Mars mission. The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) has started its 120-day experiment with six chosen researchers who will experience … Read more >

Major Damage Control For Mozilla After CEO Supports Anti-Gay Group

Mozilla faces major damage control after its new CEO, Brendan Eich, was exposed for supporting an anti-gay ballot back in 2008.  Knowledge of the donation first surfaced in 2012, but many Mozilla employees called for his resignation via Twitter last … Read more >

Facebook Drops $2 Billion on Oculus VR

Facebook announced its plans last week to buy Oculus VR, a virtual reality firm, for $2 billion. The purchase will add to Facebook’s growing fleet of startup companies, including Whatsapp and Instagram. Oculus was created by Palmer Luckey while he … Read more >

11 Ways to Tell if You’ve Been Hacked

Technology is prominent in our society, so it is important to know how to spot malicious activity on your computer as well as potential hackers. Below are 11 ways to recognize if your system is in jeopardy. 1)      Fake antivirus … Read more >

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