Anonymous talks Haditha, raids Syrian servers

Cyber activists linked to Anonymous have posted an e-mail archive related to the deaths of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians during a 2005 US raid in the Iraqi town of Haditha.

Refurbished Xoom tablets sold with previous users' data

A shamefaced Motorola Mobility has admitted that it shipped more than 100 refurbished Xoom tablets - without wiping the former owners' data.

Anonymous jacks and tags Boston Police Department

Hackers linked to Anonymous and AntiSec have jacked and tagged a site run by the Boston Police Department in retaliation for a recent BPD raid against an OccupyBoston encampment in Dewey Park.

Anonymous pwns FBI internal comms

Hackers linked to Anonymous and AntiSec have managed to obtain a "sensitive" conference call between the FBI and the British Scotland Yard - which was held to discuss the collective on January 17th.

VeriSign acknowledges multiple security breaches

VeriSign has acknowledged that it was hacked "repeatedly" by external entities who stole undisclosed information.

Anonymous takes aim at Brazilian banks

Cyber activists linked to Anonymous targeted the websites of three major Brazilian banks this week in the context of a wider campaign to protest economic inequality in Latin America’s leading economy.

Prosecutors subpoena Occupy tweets

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed the Twitter records of an Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protestor arrested in October during a demonstration on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Anonymous raids Salt Lake Police Department website

Cyber activists linked to Anonymous have executed a hack and extract operation against the Salt Lake Police Department (SLPD) website.

Julian Assange meets The Simpsons

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is scheduled to make a guest appearance on The Simpsons. 

Anonymous targets California cop over tweet

Anonymous has set its sights on a California police officer for criticizing and (allegedly) threatening the group over a recent hack attack against the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) website. 

WikiLeaks eyes offshore base of operations

Investors and supporters of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website are reportedly attempting to move the organization's servers offshore in an effort to avoid prosecution from US law enforcement officials.

FDA spied on doctors and scientists

The US Food and Drug Administration routinely monitored the personal e-mail of certain FDA scientists and doctors after they warned Congress the agency was approving risky medical devices.

Industry giants team up to fight phishing

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, PayPal and others have announced a new joint effort to combat spam and phishing.

Video: OWS clashes with cops, 400 arrested

OccupyOakland protestors repeatedly clashed with law enforcement officials over the weekend, who responded with tear gas and non-lethal bean bags. 

Russia hits afterburners on stealth tech

The world of aviation is moving towards the rapid adoption of stealth technology, whether for drones, bombers, or fighter aircraft.

Anonymous pwns UFC chief in cyber brawl

Anonymous recently pwned and owned the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) chief after he compared cyber activists to terrorists on Twitter and voiced support for SOPA.

US Special Forces train in the City of Angels

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) teamed up with US Special Forces troops Wednesday evening for a night of "multi-agency" counter-terrorism tactical exercises.

X-47B drone will be completely autonomous

The role of unmanned drones in the US military is constantly evolving, with the Pentagon deploying unmanned craft for a number of critical missions, including surveillance and targeted attacks.

FBI wants to scrape Twitter worldwide

The FBI is considering continuously monitoring all social media sites on a global basis, and is looking for help.

Iranian government websites hacked in cyber assault

A number of Iranian government websites were downed on Thursday, including those administered by Press TV and the Ministry of Health.