Mr. Robot Telegraphed Its Punches And Knocked Us Out Anyway

The funniest thing about Mr. Robot, USA’s deeply unfunny and usually badass new sullen-hacker dystopian drama, is all the passwords, and how easy it is for a sullen hacker to crack them. Your hero is Elliot Alderson, who has crippling social anxiety and a black hoodie permanently grafted to his body and the uncanny… » 8/26/15 1:49pm Wednesday 1:49pm

Which Sports Organization Has The Most Email Addresses Registered On Ashley Madison?

The Ashley Madison stolen data dump is full of interesting information, and as the fervent searching continues we thought we’d do a simple breakdown of email registrations to find which sports organization has the most emails attached to accounts on the dating website for cheaters. » 8/21/15 1:15pm 8/21/15 1:15pm

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 "Fag"

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 Season Due To Sex Change [UPDATE: A Bunch Of Other Teams Hacked Too]

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 Calls His Wife A "Fucking Dirty Whore"

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