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Hackers Fail To Plan, OpUSA A Dud
2013-05-08 09:14:38

OpUSA was meant to block access to critical websites and even bring a few websites down with DDoS attacks. Yet Tuesday came and went with very little success for Anonymous’ OpUSA, save a few websites which had been merely defaced rather than brought down completely.

2013-05-07 23:27:09

According to a recent report, Chinese hackers just got their hands on some valuable information about weaknesses in the US infrastructure.

2013-05-02 23:22:53

Protecting an organization’s ESI (Electronically Stored Information) from sophisticated and advanced cyber threats can seem like a daunting mountain to climb, but according to Verizon’s 2013

Dutch Spamhaus DDoS Hacker Arrested
2013-04-27 06:10:57

A 35-year-old Dutch man has been arrested in connection with what experts say could be the largest publicly announced cyberattack in the history of the Internet, various media outlets reported on Friday.

Australian Police Arrest Suspected LulzSec Leader
2013-04-24 10:47:29

Australian police say they have arrested the self-proclaimed leader of the international hacktivist organization known as Lulz Security, or LulzSec.

Hacked AP Twitter Account Reports White House Explosion
2013-04-23 13:31:37

A tweet on the Associated Press' (AP) hacked Twitter account reported today that there were two explosions in the White House and that President Barack Obama was injured.

LulzSec Hacker Sentenced To One Year In Prison
2013-04-19 12:52:00

Another member of the hacktivist collective LulzSec was brought to justice yesterday when a judge sentenced 25-year old Cody Kretsinger to one year in prison for his role in attacking Sony’s network in June 2011.

LulzSec Hacker Pleads Guilty To Cyberattacks
2013-04-10 08:05:34

A 26-year-old member of the hacktivist group LulzSec has pleaded guilty to one count of computer hacking.


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