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Recent Hacks Raise Issue Of Gaming Security

The world has gotten a glimpse of hacker warfare this month, with the now-infamous breach of Sony’s security having sparked legitimate international tension. Many assume North Korea was behind the “Sony Hack,” due to the nation’s threats against the company’s action/comedy film The Interview. And, in recent weeks, North Korea has begun to experience its own problems with Internet connectivity. This, of course, appears to be some manner of retaliation, though no details or confirmation of this assumption have been made public. But while all of this has been going on, there was a second Sony hack that raises an issue closer to home for the general public: both Sony’s Playstation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live were attacked over the holidays, apparently by known hacker group Lizard Squad, who claimed responsibility.

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YATS 69: What’s Rhapsody

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“What do you call a treat, Ant?”

Welcome to episode 69 of Yet Another Tech Show, or as we call it “YATS”. Thanks for checking us out, everyone. This is the technology podcast featuring tech evangelist bringing you informative yet entertaining tech discussions. This week our core panel of Mat Lee, Larry Press and myself are joined by Nick Carroll from Attack of the Androids. By the way, I’m Ant Pruitt. Sit back and follow along with our show notes as you take a listen to our latest episode.

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YATS 43: Ask Eliza

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“I like to just close my eyes and click OK.”

It’s another week of Yet Another Tech Show. This is episode 43. I’m Ant Pruitt and we have another great show for you. Our typical YATS crew is in the house: Mat Lee, Larry Press and Mike Rothman. We have two guests in the house this week as well. Chris Miller of Spiked Studio stops by to keep me and Mat in check, and first time guest Kevin Russell of the Simulet also joins us. We appreciate our guests joining us this week. Don’t forget to click our names to follow our social connections and other works. Ok, that business is out of the way. Let’s get into this week’s show.

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