London Court Sentences LulzSec Hackers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 17, 2013
Three of the men tried for cyberattacks got jail time; a fourth got a suspended sentence.
Tags: cyberattack, hacker, UK, hack attacks, LulzSec, Anonymous
Anonymous Attacks North Korea
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 04, 2013
Hactivists have gained access to government-run Twitter and Flickr accounts.
Tags: Twitter, government, hacker, Flickr, North Korea, Anonymous, hacktivist
Cyberattacks Erase Hard Drives at S. Korean Firms
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 21, 2013
The widespread attacks knocked some banking services offline and crashed IT networks at media outlets.
Tags: China, malware, cyberattack, hacker, hard drive, South Korea, North Korea, hack attacks
iPad Hacker Gets 41 Months in Prison
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 19, 2013
Many find fault with the judge's decision, and some claim the defendant did nothing wrong.
Tags: iPad, hacker, AT&T
Twitter Hack Affects 250,000 Users
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 04, 2013
The hackers got away with usernames and encrypted/salted passwords.
Tags: Twitter, social networking, cyberattack, hacker, hack attacks
Anonymous' Barrett Brown Raided by FBI During Online Chat
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 14, 2012
The hacktivist leader had posted a video threatening FBI agent Robert Smith.
Tags: hacker, FBI, hacktivism, Anonymous
Second Accused LulzSec Hacker Arrested in Sony Pictures Breach
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 29, 2012
Raynaldo Rivera faces up to 15 years in prison.
Tags: hacker, Sony, FBI, hacktivism, hack attacks, LulzSec
Apple Allowed Hacker Access to User's iCloud Account
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 06, 2012
A social engineering ploy allowed a hacker to wipe a journalist's iPhone, iPad and MacBook, as well as to gain access to his Gmail and Twitter accounts.
Tags: cloud computing, security, iPhone, iPad, Apple, Gmail, hacker, MacBook, hack attacks, iCloud
Global Payments Data Breach Sparks Worry
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 02, 2012
Hackers successfully attacked a credit card payment processing company.
Tags: hacker, data breach, hack attacks
Hacker Group LulzSec Reborn, Exposes 171,000 Military Accounts
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 27, 2012
The hactivist group posted e-mail account information stolen from a military dating site.
Tags: hacker, military, hack attacks, LulzSec
Microsoft Claims to Take Down Zeus
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 26, 2012
The software giant helped law enforcement seize servers controlling the notorious botnet.
Tags: security, Microsoft, malware, botnet, hacker, Zeus
Anonymous Leaks Symantec's Norton Anti-Virus Source Code
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 09, 2012
The security firm says that none of the exposed code is used in current products.
Tags: Symantec, hacker, Anonymous
Google Will Offer $1 Million in Rewards for Hacking Chrome in Contest
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 28, 2012
Google's bug bounty dwarfs the official Pwn2Own contest prize.
Tags: Google, Chrome, hacker, bug, PWN2OWN
Facebook IPO Highlights Hacker Culture
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 02, 2012
Facebook's S1 filing reveals insights into the company's finances and its hyperactive culture, whose ethic Mark Zuckerberg describes as 'The Hacker Way'.
Tags: Facebook, development, hacker, IPO
Black Hat: U.S Government Wants Your Security Research
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 04, 2011
Former Hacker "Mudge" announces new program to fund security research. He claims "hacker" is not a bad word.
Tags: security, government IT, hacker, Black Hat Conference
Anonymous Suspect 'Topiary' Charged over DDoS Attacks
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 01, 2011
A teenager believed to be associated with LulzSec and Anonymous has been charged with five counts in the U.K.
Hackers Leverage Global Authority Void
By - Reuters | Article Published February 22, 2010
Enterprise and government infrastructures are threatened by an international legion of hackers, yet no global regulation of cyberspace exists.
Tags: security, Security Software, hackers, security breach, hacker