Social engineering: The human story behind hacking

Sep 6, 2013
Hackers often infiltrate corporate networks by hacking people, not software, tricking them into giving up passwords.

Hacktivists outnumber regular hackers in data theft

Mar 23, 2012
A new report says hacktivist hacks now outnumber traditional for-profit cybercrime attacks. Plus, new efforts to stop cramming and gamers demand a better ending.

Harvard website brought down

Sep 27, 2011
Yesterday we told you about the Syrian Ministry of Defense website had been hacked by Anonymous. Turns out the Syrians, or Syrian sympathizers,...

Busy masked hackers

Sep 26, 2011
Anonymous hacked into the Syrian Ministry of Defense website this morning. A group member says it's "part of a broader effort by the loosely...

Anonymous attacks BART

Aug 15, 2011
The hacking group got into the website for Bay Area Rapid Transit and stole and exposed personal information on 2400 of the site's 55,000 users....

Handcuffs for hackers

Jul 20, 2011
Looks like we're seeing some tangible results of virtual crimes. 14 Anonymouseurs, in nine states, have been arrested due to their suspected...

Murdoch paper apparently hacked by LulzSec

Jul 19, 2011
For a while last night, the website for the News International paper The Sun in England was directing users to a fake story about the death of...

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Anonymous says its starting its own social network

Jul 18, 2011
Well, good luck with that. AnonPlus will, we are told, be a rival to Google+ and Facebook but without any censorship and without any need to reveal...

Military Meltdown Monday

Jul 12, 2011
The hacktivist group Anonymous posted around 90,000 military email addresses online on Monday. Hackers got the addresses from Booz Allen Hamilton...

Street level hacktivism for a cause

Jul 8, 2011
Telecomix is a hacker collective, but instead of breaking into sites to reveal usernames and passwords, ala LulzSec, they're setting up networks...