Hacking/Modification/Cracking

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15 worst Internet privacy scandals of all time.

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This four pages Network World article (one print page) lists the "15 worst Internet privacy scandals of all time -- Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Sony named in our Online Privacy Hall of Shame"

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The State of the Demoscene: 1991 - 2011. Also, Demoscene Research.

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In Gloom Pouet BBS thread mentioned his blog on "the state of the demoscene: 1991 - 2011". It has a lot of details like graphs.

Also, Marq mentioned his Demoscene Research -- "scientific material concerning the demo culture. Demoscene Research is a collection of scientific material concerning the demo culture, also known as the scene. Major part of the page is an extensive bibliography of demo-related books, theses, articles and online material. We also maintain a list of researchers who have studied the scene. News and demo-related discussions are disseminated in the blog on the front page. There is also a related newsgroup, Demo Research, where we post the most important news so that you can read and discuss them by email..."

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Do you care about your online privacy?

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From Anonymous to Hackerazzi: The year in security mischief-making...

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NetworkWorld has a seventeen/17 slides/pages gallery (one/single ugly Deslided web page) showing "From Anonymous to Hackerazzi: The year in security mischief-making -- It wasn't a good security year from RSA (Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir, and Leonard Adleman) break-in to hacks on Sony, Google, and Facebook..."

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Marx Brothers does social engineering, brute force, and hacking without electronics.

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DataDoc shares a funny one minute and 44 seconds YouTube video showing a clip/an "excerpt from the movie, Horse Feathers (1932) by the Marx Brothers. The famous 'Password Scene' where Groucho needs to say 'Swordfish' to gain access to the speakeasy."

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25 Worst Passwords of 2011

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Boing Boing shares a Mashable article showing the "25 worst passwords of 2011".

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Deslider -- Hate image galleries like on Life.com? Make them as one ugly web page!

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Nosehat (nice name) shares a customizable Deslide that lets users input an image gallery URL/link and convert it into an ugly one web page.

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You're Stealing it Wrong: 30 Years of Inter-Pirate Battles

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VideoSift shares a 55 minutes and 58 seconds year old Vimeo video, with cussings and nudity (breasts/b00bs/tits), showing "Historian Jason Scott walks through the many-years story of software piracy and touches on the tired debates before going into a completely different direction -- the interesting, informative, hilarious and occasionally obscene world of inter-pirate-group battles.

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The Making of Prince of Persia

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On 11/2/2009, Jourdan Mechner said "this 'blog from the past' covers roughly seven and a half years from May 1985 to January 1993 -- from Prince of Persia's conception through the development of its sequel, Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame...

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An infographic sums up Linux then and now.

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LinuxToday shares Geek.com's article, with an infographic, "charting the state of Linux in the past and how it has progressed to its current, healthy state..."

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