Some 1.6 Million Sony LCD TV sets sold in Europe since 2007 are at risk of catching fire. So far the only symptom is that they start smoking, though sony cant rule out strange noises or smells coming from affected sets. Affected model numbers are: KDL-40D3400, KDL-40D3500, KDL-40D3550, KDL-40D3660. KDL-40V3000, KDL-40W3000, KDL-40X3000, KDL-40X3500. Sony has put […]

Sony has been hacked again. This time more than 90,000 accounts for Sony Entertainment Network, PlayStation Network (PSN) and Sony Online Entertainment services were compromised in what looks like a simple Brute Force attack where the attacker or attackers simply tried common passwords against user accounts until they got in. This attack strategy is hardly […]

The US army plans to roll out and Android smartphone as part of the next evolution of its “Nett Warrior” Programme. Its hoped the Android device will reduce kilos of comms equipment down to just a few pounds for it and the Rifleman Radio that it will hook into. Why a Rifleman Radio? The Army […]

From the Las Vegas Sun: Its no secret that Las Vegas needs water, and its also no secret that Las Vegas is struggling to meet the ever increasing demand for water. The photo below shows just how far water levels have dropped in Lake Mead, Vegas’s primary supply of water. Levels havent been this low […]

Exclusive: Computer Virus Hits U.S. Drone Fleet By Noah Shachtman, Wired Magazine. October 7, 2011 A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones. The virus, first detected nearly two weeks ago by the military’s Host-Based Security […]

  Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist church better known for their extremely distasteful campaign against homosexuality though the picketing the funerals of US servicemen killed in action have announced that they will be targeting the funeral of Steve Jobs. The group, best known for their rainbow “God hates fags” signs and web page, are claiming the […]

Tensions between South and North Korea are always high with each side striving to gain the upper hand in some way and the constant threat of incursion by one side or the other hangs over the peninsular – As a result the mountains of Seoul are covered with both manned and unmanned defensive positons. One radical new […]