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Another day, another mega breach. This time, it's social music website Last.fm, which was hacked in 2012 and over 43 million user accounts were compromised. The details of the breach were made public this week by Leaked Source, a website that tracks leaked databases. This comes off the back of revelations that a Dropbox hack that occurred a few years' back let hackers get their hands on over 68 million user credentials. What makes this Last.fm breach worse is that the website used an insecure method to store its user passwords. Here are the details.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.