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Another Day Another Hack

Hacker Steals Millions of Accounts from Yu-Gi-Oh Fan Project ‘Dueling Network’

It appears the hacker made off with at least 6.5 million email addresses and poorly hashed passwords.
Joseph Cox
3.29.17
News

This ‘Yelp for Cybercrime’ Wants to Help Hackers Avoid Getting Scammed

There’s now a website where cybercriminals can name and shame other cybercriminals who have swindled them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.24.17
Hacking

Hackers Hack Hacking Forum As Soon As It's Launched

That was fast.
Joseph Cox
1.19.17
Internet

Malware Exchange Busted by the Feds Relaunches, At Least in Name

Law enforcement shut down Darkode in 2015. Now, alleged former members are trying to bring it back.
Joseph Cox
12.19.16
Internet

The DIY Forums That Put the People in Soylent

As Soylent launches new products, its DIY fans make “the end of food” more like real food.
Roisin Kiberd
8.24.16
Internet

Steemit Is Like Reddit, But Where Upvotes Equal a Cryptocurrency Payout

But some experts say it's all too good to be true.
Corin Faife
8.18.16
Internet

Reddit’s r/MadLads Captures the End of British Lad Culture

Is the Bantersaurus rex approaching extinction?
Roisin Kiberd
7.15.16
Internet

Twenty Years Ago, Trolling Was Repeatedly Posting ‘Meow’ in Usenet Groups

The 'Meow Wars' were a landmark in shitposting.
Roisin Kiberd
7.8.16
Trolls

How To Keep Stack Overflow from Turning Into a Landfill

Why the site is in decline and how to save it, according to IT researchers.
Michael Byrne
6.25.16
Health

The Internet of Estranged Families

Sites like r/raisedbynarcissists let children who don’t talk to their parents talk to each other.
Roisin Kiberd
6.17.16
rap

Get Rich or Die Typing: The World of Textcee Rappers

Delve into the forums where internet rappers exchange lyrics in text-based battles.
Roisin Kiberd
6.10.16
Uber Earth

Newbie Drivers Meet Embittered Veterans on the UberPeople Forum

Workers unite online to dish advice, share horror stories, and bitch about their job.
Roisin Kiberd
5.27.16
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