Who Hacked The Nudes? A Working Theory

Everyone likes a good mystery, and the best one around right now involves the leak of hundreds of celebrity nudes onto the internet. The prevailing theory is that some hacker cracked Apple's iCloud service and then uploaded the nudes to the image-based bulletin board 4chan. We suspect that's not what happened, for… » 9/01/14 12:36pm 9/01/14 12:36pm

We Heard About The Nude Celeb Pics Hack Weeks Ago; Here's What We Know

We get many tips every day. (By the way, email us at tips@deadspin.com!) Some of these are dead ends; others are not. A few weeks ago, someone emailed us with a weird story involving pictures of nude celebrities that, without going into it in detail, sounded and sounds like total bullshit. But then there was today's… » 8/31/14 11:20pm 8/31/14 11:20pm

Derek Holland Claims His Twitter Was Hacked And He Didn't Call Anyone A…

Derek Holland was pulled from the Rangers' game on Sunday after getting knocked around, and retreated to the clubhouse. It hasn't been a great year for Holland, and the Rangers are desperately clinging to both the league's best record and the AL West lead, and since Holland's very active on Twitter, a number of fans… » 10/02/12 11:15am 10/02/12 11:15am

New York Yankees Facebook Page Announces Derek Jeter To Miss Rest Of…

It's gone now, but it seems the Yankees' Facebook was hacked just now as it posted this breaking news about Derek Jeter's upcoming sexual reassignment surgery. Congratulations to the hacker; we didn't even know they had the Internet in Boston. » 8/02/12 3:52pm 8/02/12 3:52pm

Chuck Knoblauch's Official Twitter Account Gets Angry, Profane And…

We're not sure exactly what prompted the rampage that came from @chuckknoblauch, the verified Twitter account of the former Yankees and Twins second baseman, circa 1:30 a.m. ET Friday night, but it must have been bad. As of an hour later, Knoblauch hadn't blamed any hackers, or taken down the offending tweets. We can… » 10/08/11 2:45am 10/08/11 2:45am

Commenter Account Still F'd? Help@gawker.com

I know many of you are still unable to comment due to all the problems from the security breach. If these Lifehacker posts are unhelpful, your best bet is help@gawker.com. Keep up the resets at your leisure. » 12/15/10 4:20pm 12/15/10 4:20pm

Those Of You Still Having Commenter Issues, Email Me If There Are More…

Security breach still causing problems? Are you livid? Frustrated? Need a place to vent? Show me on the blog where it touched you. Thanks to Gawker Tech, there are more answers: ajd@deadspin.com If you have questions on this, fire away. » 12/14/10 4:45pm 12/14/10 4:45pm