#TangoDown – Hacktivist group Anonymous attacks FIFA World Cup #opMundial2014

The Hacktivist group Anonymous launched its latest attack against sponsors of the FIFA World Cup 2014 as well as the Government of Brazil to protest the lavish spending of the event and treatment of  local World Cup protesters. To date they have engaged in a DDoS attack against the World Cup site and sponsors such as … Read more

Heartbleed bug: How to protect you and your company

If you haven’t already heard about the Heartbleed bug, the lapse in Internet security that has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other private information to theft, this breakdown has caused major corporations to work overtime to secure their servers to prevent any additional damage. Let’s start with a shout out to the … Read more

Hackers Putting Public Data to Good Use – "Hack for Change" Recap

This weekend, Gangplank Chandler hosted the National Day of Hacking. The two-day event consisted of community members brainstorming ways to use public data in order to improve their own community without the need of help from politicians or businesses. On Saturday, participants conceptualized new ways to use census data, work with local farmers’ markets, and … Read more

National Day of Civic Hacking Brings Software Developers and Entrepreneurs Together for Change June 1-2

National Day of Civic Hacking will take place June 1-2, 2013. Many local developers, entrepreneurs, and businesses will be working together to showcase the talent and strength of our community. As stated on their website, National Day of Civic Hacking event brings “the expertise and entrepreneurial spirit of those outside federal, state and local government … Read more