The suspected spokesman of the disbanded LulzSecurity (LulzSec) hacker group has been charged on Sunday by British police, according to an announcement made by the country’s Scotland Yard.
The man, 18-year-old Jake Davis, was arrested earlier on Wednesday last week in the remote Scotland area of Shetland Islands.
In an earlier report, the man was said to be 19 years of age but was later …
PayPal has reportedly given over 1,000 internet protocol (IP) addresses linked to the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks it experienced last year to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The attacks were the work of hacker group Anonymous which waged a war between them and financial firms like PayPal, Visa and MasterCard after the firms stopped processing donations to …
Authorities from the Asian country of South Korea revealed on Thursday that computers which were tagged with internet protocol (IP) addresses from China may have accessed data from accounts of 25 million South Koreans.
According to the Korea Communications Commission, these computers with Chinese IP addresses may have gained access and stolen private data of the 35 million South Korean accounts after they breached nate.com and cyworld.com.
IP addresses are similar to telephone numbers and give …
Anonymous hacker group’s team up with disbanded LulzSecurity (LulzSec), operation AntiSec, has again humiliated the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation with a data dump of internal documents they reportedly accessed from a contractor of the agency.
The AntiSec campaign made a 400MB data dump of internal documents on the Pirate Bay site on Friday saying that they got the data from …
A man was sued in Australia on Wednesday for allegedly hacking into an Australian National Broadband Network service provider, a report from The Associated Press reveals.
According to the report, the unemployed truck driver was arrested in his home in rural Cowra town in the country on Tuesday.
The man, 25-year-old David Cecil is said to have been sued in a New South Wales state court on …
The U.K.’s Central e-Crime Unit of the Metropolitan Police announced on Wednesday that they have arrested a person believed to be the spokesman for the now-disbanded LulzSecurity (LulzSec) hacker group.
According to The Associated Press, Scotland Yard announced the newest development on Wednesday first saying that they have arrested a 19-year-old man but later corrected the age to 18.
His name was not released to the media but the AP says that he may be “Topiary”, a member of the LulzSec …
Hacker groups and companies and organizations they have hacked have been nominated for awards at the newest Oscars-like awards for the hacking community, the Pwnies.
The Pwnies (pronounced like “ponies”, which comes from tech-speak “pwnd” meaning “owned” or overpowered) seeks to seriously attempt to “acknowledge the people and events that have made the biggest impact on the hacking community over the past year”, a report from Reuters says.
According to the report, hacker groups …
The Austrian government’s GIS which collects viewing fees from citizens to help fund the country’s state TV has reportedly been hacked by an Anonymous-linked group, a report from The Associated Press says.
According to the report, the GIS said on Monday that it has been hacked and a total of 214,000 data files were taken from their servers.
What is more, the GIS has revealed that 96,000 of those files contained details of financial information like bank accounts of subscribers.
Four hackers believed to be connected to the hacker activist group Anonymous have been released by Dutch authorities, a report from The Associated Press says.
According to the report, “national prosecutors” in the Netherlands have revealed that the hackers have been released by authorities.
The report further reveals that the four hackers have acknowledged that they have “infiltrated …
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has revealed that it is investigating the claim of hacker group Anonymous that it has broken into computer networks of the organization and is currently sitting on a trove of sensitive information it has accessed and taken.
The news comes via the Agence France-Presse which managed to get a statement from an unnamed official connected to NATO.
According to the AFP, the official said that: “We are aware that Anonymous has claimed to have hacked us …