Black Hat 2012 kicked off in Las Vegas with a bang as Mozilla software dev Cody Brocious talked about jacking and cracking hotel room doors with an Arduino microcontroller.
Julian Assange has recruited famed Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzon as he steps up efforts to seek political asylum in South America.
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.
When the military fires a missile, you can almost be certain that the projectile has a target and is well on the way to blowing something up ASAP.
A hacker with links to TeamGhostShell claims to have pwned and owned ITWallStreet.com, a website dedicated to IT professional seeking jobs in the financial sector.
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.
77,000 military logs - published by WikiLeaks - have been used by analysts to successfully predict insurgent attacks against coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Security experts have positively identified an ongoing cyber espionage campaign targeting Iran and other Middle Eastern countries.
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.
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.
Cyber operatives linked to Anonymous have targeted a number of oil companies including Shell, Exxon Mobil, BP, Gazprom and Rosneft.
Cyber operatives with links to the Anonymous collective have moved to establish their own whistle-blowing website dedicated to political transparency.
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.
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.
A hacker group called D33D is claiming to have accessed more than 453,000 logins from Yahoo.
A prominent military analyst believes the US government should recruit elite computer hackers instead of prosecuting them.
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.
A former National Security Agency (NSA) employee says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is in danger from certain clandestine elements within the US government.
If you're reading this, then you're OK - but, today, many people around the world will have a nasty surprise.
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.