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Hijack the movies with bespoke screenings of your favourite flick

A cinema chain in the UK lets you choose from 200 movies to design your own crowdsourced screening.

By 1 August 2014

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Piracy police hijack ads on copyright-infringing websites

British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.

By 29 July 2014

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Chrome fights back against settings hijackers

Google makes it even easier to reset your browser settings. Apparently, it's the No. 1 Chrome complaint.

By 1 February 2014

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Obama's Facebook and Twitter updates hijacked in URL exploit

The president's social media accounts temporarily directed people who clicked on compromised links to a video titled "Syria facing terrorism."

By 29 October 2013

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WhatsApp Web site hijacked, shows pro-Palestinian message

A group called KDMS Team claims credit for taking over the Web site of the popular messaging service, which is used to send billions of messages a day.

By 8 October 2013

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Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing

Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing its course.

By 30 July 2013

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Syrian Electronic Army hijacks Thomson Reuters' Twitter feed

Pro-Assad hacking group apparently commandeers the financial information firm's Twitter account, sending out illustrations backing the Syrian president.

By 30 July 2013

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SIM card flaw said to allow hijacking of millions of phones

Vulnerability in the security key that protects the card could allow eavesdropping on phone conversations, fraudulent purchases, or impersonation of the handset's owner, a security researcher warns.

By 22 July 2013

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Hacker swipes $83,000 from Bitcoin mining pools

Bitcoin exchanges and trading posts have been hacking targets over the past year, but now one hacker has taken on ISPs to loot cryptocurrency from mining pools.

By 8 August 2014

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Google races to close Android loophole that hijacks any app

Google has scrambled to close a security loophole in Android that could have allowed hackers to hijack any app and turn it into malware.

By 9 July 2013