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 Wednesday, 22-June-2011  03:14:21 (GMT +10) - by Agg

The LulzSec story keeps rolling on, with a man being arrested in the UK, and other reports that they've taken the 2011 UK Census data. However on the official Twitter feed, LulzSec say both are incorrect and unrelated to them.

Closer to home, the recent Distribute.IT hack has caused unrecoverable damage, with 4800 websites gone for good. "In assessing the situation, our greatest fears have been confirmed that not only was the production data erased during the attack, but also key backups, snapshots and other information that would allow us to reconstruct these servers from the remaining data."

Australian tech site MacTalk has a new owner. After a few months of deliberation, lawyers and accountants, the sale of MacTalk is finally complete. Niche Media, the publishers of Macworld Australia, Desktop and many other fine titles, are the new owners of MacTalk Media Pty Ltd, beginning June 24th, 2011.

The world of Bitcoin had a shakeup recently, with a hacked exchange. The extent of the compromise became clear when a copy of Mt.Gox's user database began circulating online. The file included username, email addres, and hashed password for thousands of Mt.Gox users. Karpeles's statement was updated to acknowledge the breach. He warned users who have re-used the Mt.Gox passwords on other sites to change them.

TBreak have a battle of the DX11 GPUs. My aim with this feature article is to show you all the options available in the market right now. And depending on your setup, how much money should you spend.

Meanwhile, XbitLabs compared video cards in Duke Nukem Forever. Time will show what its destiny is going to be, but we are really interested to find out how greatly the most anticipated game of the summer 2011 may determine your graphics sub-system upgrade options.

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