With more and more cyber attacks against governments and corporations, there is a growing belief that hackers could be potentially be exploited or actively recruited by various government entities.
A group of Turkish hackers have defaced the front page of AnonPlus with an image of a dog wearing a suit.
The LulzSec hacker group is back, bringing down the website of the Sun newspaper, owned by News International.
The hacker collective Anonymous is planning a peaceful occupation of a very mysterious place. Have you ever heard of Bohemian Grove?
A rival hacker group is working on exposing the identities of LulzSec members, following a spat over, amongst other things, the artistic and technical merits of their respective attacks.
Sega's Pass service - which was pwned on Thursday by hackers - remains offline as of Friday afternoon.
Turkish police have arrested 32 Anonymous hackers after attacks on government websites, the state-run news agency Anadolu reports.
Members of Random Hacks of Kindness recently met at a so-called "Hackathon" in Silicon Valley, with the goal of promoting technology to help address worldwide problems.
Australian security outfit Pure Hacking says it's discovered a zero-day bug in Skype that allows hackers to gain control of Mac OS X machines by sending an instant message.
Computer forensics expert Gary Warner says there's heavy activity in hacker chat rooms from groups angered by Osama Bin Laden's death.
No matter how badly you want to see the "banned Lady Gaga" video, do not click the links floating around Twitter.
If the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) had its way, the agency would ban Skype, Hotmail and Gmail in the former communist country.
NASA's computer network is open to potentially catastrophic hacking attacks across the internet, its inspector general Paul Martin has warned.
The mysterious hackers of Anonymous have been more busy than usual this week. But are they a legitimate movement or a bad joke?
A PS3 hacker known as Winocm has reportedly cracked Sony's latest Playstation 3 firmware update less than a week after it was released.
Former DHS Secretary Tom Ridge has blamed outdated federal policies for preventing the US government from recruiting friendly hackers and other security experts to help protect the national cyber perimeter.
Those entertainingly extremist religious nutters at the Westboro Baptist Church say they're being attacked by Anonymous - but Anonymous says it's doing nothing of the sort.
Hackers based in China appear to have launched a "coordinated, covert and targeted" campaign of cyber espionage against a number of prominent Western energy firms.
A recently published report warns that an increasing number of hackers are exploiting Telnet as a method of gaining access to corporate servers.
Trapster has confirmed that the passwords of over 10 million users may have been hijacked by nefarious hackers.