WikiLeaks founder recruits Spanish jurist in fight for asylum

Julian Assange has recruited famed Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzon as he steps up efforts to seek political asylum in South America. 

BlackHat security conference involved in security scare

If you're running a security conference that you advertise as the 'biggest and best' of its kind, it's a little embarrassing when your delegates start receiving phishing messages.

Report: TeamGhostShell pwns

A hacker with links to TeamGhostShell claims to have pwned and owned, a website dedicated to IT professional seeking jobs in the financial sector.

Spam levels to drop by one fifth

You may notice a dramatic slump in the amount of spam in your inbox over the coming weeks: what's claimed to have been the world's third-largest botnet has been taken down.

Report: WikiLeaks data helped predict attacks

77,000 military logs - published by WikiLeaks - have been used by analysts to successfully predict insurgent attacks against coalition forces in Afghanistan.

Iranian networks targeted by Mahdi trojan

Security experts have positively identified an ongoing cyber espionage campaign targeting Iran and other Middle Eastern countries. 

WikiLeaks trial may be a sham

A civilian lawyer for Pfc. Bradley Manning has accused US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of making "prejudicial" comments about the former army intelligence analyst.

Claim: WikiLeaks suspect knowingly aided enemy

The US government claims to have proof that WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning knowingly passed state secrets to a location where it would almost certainly be obtained by enemy groups.

Anonymous targets Big Oil

Cyber operatives linked to Anonymous have targeted a number of oil companies including Shell, Exxon Mobil, BP, Gazprom and Rosneft. 

Anonymous touts Par:AnoIA for whistleblowers

Cyber operatives with links to the Anonymous collective have moved to establish their own whistle-blowing website dedicated to political transparency.

Claim: Terrorists treated better than WikiLeaks suspect

Pfc. Bradley Manning faces a total of 22 charges - including aiding the enemy - after thousands of classified documents allegedly downloaded by the former intelligence analyst ended up on WikiLeaks.

Updated: Yahoo hack yields 435,000 passwords

Yahoo has kicked off an investigation into a hack and extract operation of its Voices website that apparently compromised over 435,000 accounts via an SQL Injection attack.

Yahoo logins hacked and leaked

A hacker group called D33D is claiming to have accessed more than 453,000 logins from Yahoo.

Analyst: US needs to recruit master hackers

A prominent military analyst believes the US government should recruit elite computer hackers instead of prosecuting them.

Pentagon wants extreme hypersonic flight

Extreme hypersonic flight at Mach 20 - or 20 times the speed of sound - would enable the Pentagon to deploy troops anywhere in the world in under an hour.

Whistleblower says WikiLeaks founder is in danger

A former National Security Agency (NSA) employee says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is in danger from certain clandestine elements within the US government. 

Thousands may lose internet access today

If you're reading this, then you're OK - but, today, many people around the world will have a nasty surprise.

WikiLeaks publishes hacked Syrian data

WikiLeaks has begun publishing millions of documents linked to the Assad regime in Syria - which is currently engaged in an conflict against civilian protestors and armed combatants.

How to spoof and 'jack a UAV

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have successfully demonstrated how the GPS signals of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can be commandeered by hackers. 

Video: Unlocked router prompts SWAT raid

It seems as if an unlocked router was responsible for sparking a recent SWAT raid in Evansville, Indiana.