There’s something to be said for a 9-5 in terms of time management. Now, before you start emptying water jugs and throwing toner cartridges at me, hear me out. In an office full of cubicles, memos, and staff meetings, someone else is ultimately in charge of your time. There’s a schedule for breaks and time off, and the amount of time you spend on social media is surely being policed in one way or another. None of this is ideal; I understand that. But it does take a good load of the responsibility off of your shoulders. As a freelancer, you get to set the alarm clock for whatever time you want in the morning. You’re in charge of your vacations, and you are the one who decides when it’s lunch time. But on top of that, you are also the person who has to set and meet deadlines instead of watching half a day’s worth of cat videos. Okay, so you want to watch 75 minutes of cats nonchalantly batting cups of coffee off of countertops? No problem, I do too, … [Read more...] about 11 Awesome Productivity Hacks and Time Management Tips
So the chickens have come home to roost, or however that saying goes. Earlier today, I talked about how Sony Online Entertainment had shut down its entire service following an investigation that may have changed their stance on SOE’s database being safe from the hack that took down the Playstation Network last month and resulted in everyone’s information spewed all over the net. Sony has issued a press release, and the news is not good: Stolen information includes, to the extent you provided it to us, the following: name, address (city, state, zip, country), email address, gender, birthdate, phone number, login name and hashed password. Customers outside the United States should be advised that we further discovered evidence that information from an outdated database from 2007 containing approximately 12,700 non-US customer credit or debit card numbers and expiration dates (but not credit card security codes) and about 10,700 direct debit records listing bank account … [Read more...] about SOE Hacked: Important Information
34BigThings is proud to announce that its first published game, Helheim by Not A Number, is now available for digital purchase on Steam. A frantic hack n’ slash game, Helheim is the first game of a small and passionate group of new developers, with which 34BigThings is proud to have collaborated. “As our first game, Helheim has been a veritable passion project.” says Federico Giorsetti, NAN’s Game Designer. “Through 34BigThings’ guidance, we have learnt how to improve the game in several ways, and the game has reached a point of quality that we wouldn’t have been able to reach in such a short amount of time” As the goddess Hella, players will descend into a sci-fi version of the Norse underworld, unleashing furious combat moves and powerful abilities to reconquer Hella’s stolen kingdom. “The release of Helheim marks a very important moment in the history of 34BigThings” says Valerio Di Donato, 34BigThings’ CEO. … [Read more...] about New Hack and Slash Game Hellheim Now On Steam
Phantasy Star Online 2 was released recently in Japan, and comes to the west in early 2013, and the hackers have already started taking control. This week players managed to hack into the MMO and played a prank by moving NPCs around and out of reach of gamers. Sega claims that they are investigating the hack and that no data was leaked in the process. Phantasy Star Online has always had problems with security holes, from the original which could be hacked with Gameshark, to rampant item duping and other hacks. Unlike real MMOs, Phantasy Star Online runs many operations client-side, offering a major opportunity for players to make alterations with the way their client connects with the server. The NPC glitch above has reportedly been in the game since the beta first launched. (Source: Kotaku) Advertisements … [Read more...] about Phantasy Star Online 2 Hacked, NPCs Moved
One way to keep your self secure is by knowing how do hackers hack password and what all methods and software’s they generally use. By knowing how hackers can get into your account, you will be in better situation to understand what are the possible ways you can lose your account information and passwords & you can protect yourself from getting hacked next time. Read: 5 Ways to Keep yourself safe while using Internet How do Hackers get Passwords? There are some common technique which hackers uses to hack passwords. One of them is phishing pages, where a hacker will send a login page of Gmail or Facebook and it will look exactly the same as real Facebook login page. Most of the time they use Social engineering skills like, they will send message saying “This person has posted your bad picture on Facebook, click here to check your photo”, and once you click on the link, you will be taken to login page, as soon as you enter your password, it will be sent to hacker, … [Read more...] about How do Hackers Hack your Passwords?