Take-Two Kills Popular GTA V Modding Tool

Take-Two Kills Popular GTA V Modding Tool

Modding has been a huge part of the Grand Theft Auto games on PC ever since Grand Theft Auto III debuted a then-new 3D engine and a much larger world. Because Rockstar doesn’t provide any kind of formal editing tools, however, the end-user community took it upon themselves to create the necessary software. One of the most popular editing suites used in GTA V was a program called OpenIV, which supported database manipulation and could…

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Shadow Brokers move bitcoins after hacking tool auction

Shadow Brokers move bitcoins after hacking tool auction

Bitcoins worth £18,500 ($ 24,000) that were sent to hacker group the Shadow Brokers have been moved. The funds were received during an auction of hacking tools that failed to attract much interest before the group eventually released the tools for free. One leak included an exploit that helped the WannaCry ransomware to spread around the world. This tool and others are believed to have been stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA). The…

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FBI pressured on cost of iPhone hack tool

FBI pressured on cost of iPhone hack tool

Three news organisations have asked a US judge to force the government to reveal the amount it paid for technology to unlock an iPhone used by the San Bernardino gunman. In the court filings, the organisations said that there was “no adequate justification” for the FBI to continue to withhold the information. They added that they did not seek information that would jeopardise national security. The groups sued the FBI last year. Associated Press, Vice…

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