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BPAS Hacker Confesses to Stealing over 9,000 Records BPAS Hacker Confesses to Stealing over 9,000 Records

The hacker who broke into the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) has plead guilty to violating the UK Computer Misuse Act in a London Court today. Jeffrey admitted to gaining unauthorized access to data and a computer with the intention …

Symantec Confirms Norton Antivirus Source Code Leak Symantec Confirms Norton Antivirus Source Code Leak

Symantec has confirmed the authenticity of a segment of Norton AntiVirus 2006 source code leaked to the internet last week. The stolen code was leaked to The Pirate Bay as a part of retaliatory attacks by hackers affiliated with the …

Anonymous Releases Symantec Code From 2006, Deface Web Sites Anonymous Releases Symantec Code From 2006, Deface Web Sites

Anonymous continues its promise of attacking a new Web site every Friday as part of its “Fuck FBI Friday” campaign. The victims this week are New York City Ironworks, Symantec, which should be familiar to anyone who follows the exploits …

UK Hacker Arrested, Accused of Trying to Retrieve Info of Women Who Received Abortions UK Hacker Arrested, Accused of Trying to Retrieve Info of Women Who Received Abortions
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Today the Scotland Yard arrested a 27-year-old who claims to have links to the hacktivist group, Anonymous, on suspicion of offences under the Computer Misuse Act. The Metropolitan police’s central e-crime unit was granted a search warrant for the suspect’s …

FBI And Congress Get Ready For Cyberattacks FBI And Congress Get Ready For Cyberattacks

Robert S. Mueller III, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Congress yesterday that they better be on the offensive. He believes that a cyberattack on the United States has become an eminent threat. Mueller testified to this fact …

‘Anonymous’ Takes Down Vatican’s Website ‘Anonymous’ Takes Down Vatican’s Website

Hackers from an Italian cell of the group ‘Anonymous’ took the Vatican’s website offline. At writing, vatican.va is still offline, though Vatican officials are working to fix this. Anonymous claims to seek to punish “the corrupt Roman Catholic Church and …

Anonymous Strikes Back After LulzSec Arrests Anonymous Strikes Back After LulzSec Arrests

We reported yesterday that members of the Anonymous splinter group LulzSec were being arrested around the world. It was also revealed that Sabu, a leader in LulzSec, cooperated with federal authorities which led to the arrests. Anonymous didn’t let this …

LulzSec Indictments Available Online LulzSec Indictments Available Online

We just brought you coverage of Sabu’s LulzSec betrayal. And now, the court documents that were unsealed this morning in the six hackers’ indictments come to you on the interwebs. Here’s Sabu’s: Monsegur, Hector Xavier Information And Jeremy Hammond’s: Hammond, …

LulzSec Turncoat: Sabu Betrays His Own LulzSec Turncoat: Sabu Betrays His Own

Three key hackers were arrested today, and two more charged with conspiracy, in actions by law enforcement agents in the United States and Great Britain. The five hackers, who have ties to Anonymous, LulzSec, Internet Feds, and AntiSec, were allegedly …

Anonymous Declares War On Religion, Attacks Church Sites Anonymous Declares War On Religion, Attacks Church Sites
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Anonymous attacks a lot of things that they find wrong with the world: corporations, governments and other groups that they feel threaten the freedom of the people. On Friday, they attacked what may be their most controversial target yet – …

Anonymous Tricked Into Downloading Trojan Anonymous Tricked Into Downloading Trojan
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Anonymous may be most known for their DDoS attacks on company and government Web sites. It turns out, however, that those DDoS attacks may not have been all that safe for the Anon members partcipating. The Symantec blog recently detailed …

Anonymous Threatens Vic Toews Again Anonymous Threatens Vic Toews Again
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The war between Vic Toews and Anonymous over Bill C-30 isn’t over just yet, even if the bill was put on hold for the time being. Anonymous posted a new video today calling attention to a report from CBC News …

Interpol Sting Nets 25 Suspected Anonymous Hackers Interpol Sting Nets 25 Suspected Anonymous Hackers

In what appears to be a coordinated sing operation named “Operation Unmask” by International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), 25 suspected members of the hacker group Anonymous were arrested yesterday. The operation, which netted suspects in more than a dozen cities …

Stratfor Responds To Wikileaks Release Of Company’s Emails Stratfor Responds To Wikileaks Release Of Company’s Emails

The Wikileaks (and Anonymous) release of Stratfor’s emails must have been a huge blow to the company. How do you handle such a PR nightmare? Insist that Wikileaks is personally attacking your company. Stratfor issued a public statement today regarding …

Anonymous Collaborated With Wikileaks For Most Recent Leak Anonymous Collaborated With Wikileaks For Most Recent Leak

There was a massive release from Wikileaks last night that contained over five million emails from “The Global Intelligence Files.” It seems that Wikileaks got a little help from our friends at Anonymous. Wired is reporting that the first leaked …

Anonymous Poses Threat To U.S. According To Official Anonymous Poses Threat To U.S. According To Official
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It appears that Anonymous may pose more of a threat to the U.S. government than initially thought. The Wall Street Journal is reporting General Keith Alexander, director of the NSA, has said that Anonymous may be capable of taking down …

Anonymous Threatens Vic Toews Over C-30 Anonymous Threatens Vic Toews Over C-30
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Anonymous seems to pick a lot of targets these days that they feel are deserving of their unique brand of Internet vigilantism. Their latest target – Canadian Public Safety Minister Vic Toews. We reported last Tuesday that Toews introduced C-30 …

Anonymous Continues Anti-ACTA Attack On U.S. Government Anonymous Continues Anti-ACTA Attack On U.S. Government
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At some point, there’s going to be a massive, mainstream media-friendly bust where a bunch of 20-somethings are led away for the world to see, with FBI officials holding press conferences claiming the scourge of the Anonymous hacker group has …

Anonymous Threatens To Take Down Entire Internet Anonymous Threatens To Take Down Entire Internet
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Anonymous just keeps on making grander threats, but they have finally made the greatest threat possible – shutting down the entire Internet. In a pastebin post that we won’t link to for obvious reasons, a member of Anonymous posted a …

ACTA Protests Erupt Across Europe ACTA Protests Erupt Across Europe
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We reported Friday on the organization of massive anti-ACTA protests around the world. We are now able to see just how big and widespread the protests were. Reuters is reporting that over 25,000 protesters took to the streets across various …

CIA.gov Not Available, Anonymous Takes Credit [Updated] CIA.gov Not Available, Anonymous Takes Credit [Updated]

Update: CNN is reporting that sites affiliated with Mexico’s mining ministry and the state of Alabama were also taken down. They’re also reporting that the CIA’s site was back up by this morning, but cia.gov is currently down from where …