TECHGEEK Weekly 92: Everybody Hacks

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LinkedIn got hacked, Flame infects the world and Xbox wants to be in control of your entertainment. And, did the Wii U impress or does it still make us cringe, just like its name? All this and more on this week’s TECHGEEK Weekly.

This week, Terence Huynh, Chris Southcott and Tom Solari discuss the week in news, and Stewart Wilson pops up somewhere.

I also must explain why you’ll hear Chris beatboxing (or an attempt of) as our intro. Well, I don’t have a copy of the new intro, so I was left either doing nothing or having it done a cappella. I chose the latter.

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Show Notes

Data Thefts
LinkedIn HACKED! 6.5m passwords reportedly stolen, company confirms data theft
LinkedIn made ‘basic mistakes’, claim security companies
The 30 Most Popular Passwords Stolen From LinkedIn [INFOGRAPHIC]
eHarmony says no other info stolen following password hack
Another leak, Last.FM confirms some passwords stolen
MD5 password scrambler ‘no longer safe’
“League of Legends” fallen victim to security breach 

Stuxnet and Flame
Flame: Massive cyber-attack discovered, researchers say
Super-powerful Flame worm could take YEARS to dissect
Crypto breakthrough shows Flame was designed by world-class scientists
Flame malware hijacks Windows Update to spread from PC to PC
Confirmed: US and Israel created Stuxnet, lost control of it

E3 2012
Xbox SmartGlass announced – watch and control your Xbox with your tablet
Xbox 360 expands sports to include hockey and basketball – and Australians won’t miss out
Xbox Music announced – comes with 30 million songs
Nintendo reveals spec sheets, games for Wii U – and it might have a shot
E3 2012: Batman Arkham City (Wii U) turns GamePad into Batcomputer
E3 2012: Beyond Takes Heavy Rain to a New Level
The Last Of Us
The Best of E3: Ubisoft’s ‘Watch Dogs’ announced, looks pretty great
E3 2012: 13 Things We’ve Learned About Assassin’s Creed III

After nearly two years without an update, Apple to finally revamp Mac Pro next week

Apple to settle with ACCC over ’4G claim’ – pays $2.25m in penalties

Canon 650D/T4i announced, 3″ touchscreen supports gestures

Why IDC Predicts Windows Phone Will Surpass iOS by 2016

Facebook eyes strict controls for under-13 access, report says

No flipping the bird! Twitter unveils strict usage guidelines for new logo

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