FBI in LulzSec takedown

Law enforcement officials on two continents appear to have taken down LulzSec, a hacker group loosely affiliated with Anonymous. 

Hackers swipe unreleased Jackson tracks from Sony

Two British men have appeared in court charged with hacking into Sony Music to steal the entire Michael Jackson back catalog.

Video: DARPA’s Cheetah robot sets new speed record

Ground robots are currently deployed by the US military in various explosive-ordinance-disposal missions.

Stuxnet worm was a calculated risk

Former CIA director General Michael Hayden believes the Stuxnet worm that targeted Iran’s nuclear infrastructure was a "good idea," even though it set a precedent for the use of malicious software as a weapon.

Cyber-attack specter troubles Pentagon

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has expressed concern over the possibility of a major cyber-attack being launched again the United States.

Anonymous members hoist by own petard

Anonymous members hoping to take part in denial of service attacks have unwittingly been downloading a version of the Zeus trojan, putting their financial details at risk.

NSA build "ultra-secure" Android smartphones

The National Security Agency (NSA) claims to have developed an "ultra-secure" Android-powered smartphone. 

FBI issues cyber-threat warning

FBI Director Robert Mueller has warned that cyber-crime is fast becoming a major threat to the United States.

The DHS surveillance of OccupyWallStreet

New documents obtained by WikiLeaks indicate that the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) routinely monitored OccupyWallStreet (OWS) activities and protests as they spread across more than 70 cities.

Anonymous says it was infiltrated

Cyber activists linked to Anonymous have conceded that international law enforcement officials managed to infiltrate the collective in an operation which culminated with the arrest of 25 individuals.

Iran's Tor-M1 aerial defense codes are compromised

Iran’s Tor-M1 aerial defense codes were apparently compromised in the context of a secret deal between Russia and Israel. 

US formulates secret charges against WikiLeaks

Federal prosectors in the United States have reportedly formulated secret charges that could eventually be pressed against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Anonymous is Occupying the vote

Anonymous and the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement are teaming up for an election year campaign to "hold politicians accountable to the people."

Google promises Chrome hackers $1m in rewards

Google's offering $1 million in bounty payments to hackers managing to come up with a fully-functional exploit of Chrome.

Anonymous gets analyzed

Security outfit Imperva has published a report that purportedly reveals 
a number of strategic details behind an Anonymous attack against the Vatican during a 25-day period in 2011.

Wikileaks publishes emails from 'shadow CIA'

Wikileaks has today started publishing more than five million emails from intelligence company Stratfor, which was hacked late last year by Anonymous.

WikiLeaks suspect charged with aiding the enemy

Pfc. Bradley Manning has been formally charged with aiding the enemy as he stands accused of leaking thousands of classified documents that ultimately ended up on WikiLeaks.

Anonymous pwns InfraGard yet again

Hackers linked to Anonymous and AntiSec have compromised InfraGard's servers yet again.

Obama publishes new online privacy plan

The White House has unveiled a new framework for online privacy, tightening up the protection of personal data.

YouPorn passwords extracted and posted

YouPorn appears to have been compromised after hackers publicly posted the passwords, emails, and dates of birth of over a million users.