Hacking

  • Lizard Squad attack Xbox Live, PSN and Steam to ruin Christmas

    The now annual tradition of Lizard Squad is upon us. They’re once again launching attacks against gaming networks of Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and Steam, disrupting the enjoyment of gamers around the world. The tweets announcing the impending attack began about an hour ago from the @LizardInvasion account. Hello...
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    Battlehack World Finals: Watch Australian hackers compete with the world

    This weekend, 14 teams of hackers from around the world are at PayPal Headquarters in Silicon Valley, California for the final showdown. Required to create and execute on an idea in just 24 hours, they’re competing for a prize of $100,000 USD, a glittering gold battle-axe, and the coveted...
  • Hack the car: 24hr Ford Hackathon this weekend

    In the lead up to the Australian launch of SYNC AppLink in 2014, Ford is holding a 24 hour hackathon this weekend in Melbourne. The most talented developers will break out their Objective C and Java wares to leverage the SYNC AppLink APIs. The goal here is to raise...
  • 17 year old Sydney boy charged with hacking for Anonymous

    The Australian Federal Police have charged a 17 year old Sydney boy, suspecting he “committed serious offences” on behalf of Anonymous resulting in him facing court last Friday. He was charged with six counts of unauthorised modification of data to cause impairment, once count of unauthorised access with intent...
  • App Fest is a 24hr hackathon at TechEd

    Next week is Microsoft Australia’s biggest conference of the year, Tech.Ed and before it even officially begins, developers are invited to hack. What better place to showcase your talents than the sunny Gold Coast. Designers and developers will have access to some of the smartest minds in the business....