Content creators on the Steam Workshop have earned a collective US$57 million (about RM207 million) since its launch in 2011. This comes from the creation and sale of user made in-game items for Team Fortress 2, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive; and only those games.
The advanced Regin malware that was detected infecting computer networks across the globe (including Malaysia) has been exposed as belonging to the American National Security Agency. This came as a result of more documents released by German newspaper der Spiegel, who received it from whistleblower Edward Snowden.
First mentioned around late last year, Twitter has announced yesterday that it has rolled out two brand new features to users starting immediately. These new functionalities come in the form of group Direct Messages and video recording capability which users should be able to utilize over the next coming weeks.
[Update 2 @ 8:13pm] Facebook has revealed the reason behind the outage on Facebook and Instagram earlier today.
[Update @ 3:10pm] Facebook is back up. It is a little slow on our end, but at least the site is working again.
Just moments ago, it seems like two of the biggest social sites in the world, Facebook and Instagram are not accessible. We thought it was our connection but it turns out that this is a global occurrence.
We have yet to hear from Facebook (who also owned Instagram, by the way) about this surprise downtime, so keep calm and stay tuned. At least, WhatsApp (which also owned by Facebook) is still functioning normally.
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UPDATE @ 1:25pm, 26 January 2015: The national carrier have confirmed that its website has not been hacked, but instead its Domain Name Server (DNS) was compromised and re-directed to a defaced website. More below.
Malaysia Airlines’ official website appears to have been hacked, as members of a group calling themselves the “Lizard Squad” – who recently hacked some social media accounts belonging to the US military several weeks ago – have claimed responsibility.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen has a new plan for enforcing net neutrality in the US, and it involves forcing Apple and Android app developers to build apps for BlackBerry devices. While he named iMessage and Netflix specifically, Chen appears to believe that it should apply to all content in the mobile space.