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The Washington Post’s servers were penetrated by hackers who accessed employee’s user names and password data in a breach that marked the third intrusion in as many years,the paper reported.

Security personnel still don’t know the full extent of the loss,an article published Wednesday said the intrusion was discovered by outside security consultant Mandiant which reported it to Washington post officials Wednesday.

Compromised data includes employee’s user names and password that were stored in encrypted form which typically means as a Cryptography hash.Post officials,working under the assumption that a fair percentage of hashed password can be cracked,planned to direct all employees to change their passwords.

THE MORE RECENT ATTACK ON WASHINGTON POST BEGAN WITH AN INTRUSION INTO SERVER USED BY THE PAPER’S FOREIGN STAFF AND EVENTUALLY SPREAD TO OTHER COMPANY SERVERS

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Rick Warren on social media: “The Internet is increasing the amount of rudeness”

hahahah!!!internet has always been!!!

Piers Morgan

Coming up this evening at 9, “Piers Morgan Live” invites Rick Warren to join the program for a face to face, prime time interview that proves equal parts emotional and insightful.

On the heels of the terrifying new phenomenon that is the game of “knockout,” the senior pastor of Saddleback Church suggests that the anonymity of the internet has supplied a venue for acts of unkindness that might otherwise go uncommitted:

“I think that the drug of choice today is fame. I think fame is more important to … young adults today than anything else. And everybody is trying to live either, A, a perfect life on the Internet and posting like “My Perfect Life” on Instagram or it’s Twitter and things like that, or if I don’t have a perfect life, uh, if I can’t get approval, I will get attention,” Warren tells Piers Morgan.

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Bungie’s Destiny Has a Date with Itself in September 2014

i desperate to play it!!!

Tech

This one snuck under radar: Bungie’s Destiny has a firm release date at last, and that date would be September 9, 2014.

The company announced as much not in a PR blast, but a chest-thumping blog post early this afternoon, adding that the beta will launch in summer 2014, as expected, on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 first per Sony’s timed exclusive.

“Destiny has always represented a new beginning for our team,” wrote Bungie’s DeeJ. “It was born from brave possibilities. We dreamed of a renewed and independent Bungie. We found partners willing to bet big on some crazy new ideas with us.”

Destiny, according to Bungie, is aiming to be much more than merely Halo-by-another-name. It’s billed as a hybrid multiplayer-slash-single-player shooter with roleplaying elements staged in a “mythic sci-fi” (see: science fantasy or space opera) sandbox, where the world’s supposed to be “alive” (whatever that…

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