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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

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Hack Attack Infographic: How to Secure Your Accounts from Hackers

Written on June 28, 2011 by Lulu

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After several attacks from Lulzsec, an infographic called Hack Attack was made to educate the public from the hazard that a hacker can do.

As Lulz Security – also known as Lulzsec – grabs the attention of the world by hacking high profile organizations’ websites, a lot of people are now aware of what a hacker can do.

Based on the statistics, almost 1/3 of the US and UK population became a victim of hacking. In 2008, total losses due to hacking reached $1 trillion. It is now predicted that 2011 losses due to hacking will surpass the 2008 mark.

Nowadays, there are several hackers lurking around. Some were jailed for a period of time (Top Black Hat) and those who created useful tools and applications (Top White Hat). Several of them also got a high paying jobs. One of them would be George ‘Geohot’ Hotz who is currently working for Facebook.

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George Hotz, Now Using His Skills For Good

Written on June 27, 2011 by Lulu

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After George 'Geohot' Hotz survive the legal onslaught of Sony, he is now using his knowledge and skills for a good cause by working for Facebook.

After surviving the legal onslaught of Sony earlier this year, legendary hacker – George ‘Geohot’ Hotz – obtained a great job opportunity. He is working for the social networking site, Facebook.

Based on an interview with hacking community MyGreatFest, Geohot declined a challenge to hack an iPad 2 to remain focus on his new job. They say that George Hotz’s action indicated his involvement in the development of Facebook’s rumored iPad apps.┬áIt is also confirmed by TechMeme’s Gabe Rivera by tweeting a link to the hacker’s Facebook wall, which reportedly addressed Facebook as an amazing place to work.

George Hotz is not the first hacker to leave his hacking life and go to have a legal job. Now that more companies are recognizing the talents and skills required to become a hacker, Geohot will surely not be the last one to have this kind of situation.

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