| May 20, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Police officials and the mayor's office have confirmed a cyber attack against the City of Chicago's website.
Hackers are claiming credit for bringing down the cityofchicago.org site and the chicagopolice.org site. The cityofchicago.org appeared to be...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Antisec, a group of hackers much like the Anonymous, claim they hit the jackpot when they hacked into an FBI agent’s computer, finding more than 12,000,000 iPhone ids that don’t belong to them.
The UDID’s are a sequence of 40 numbers...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:52 AM
The GoDaddy outage saga continues.
A hacker associated with Anonymous claimed responsibility on Monday for taking down websites housed by or registered with that Internet services company.
But on Tuesday, GoDaddy, which says it is the world's largest...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:45 PM
What happens when a brutal regime gets replaced by an alternative and largely unknown entity? Exhibit A: Libya.
Shortly after Muammar Gaddafi bumped his head on a bullet, the "rebels" took over and promptly declared Sharia law. It's a start -- I guess....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Hackers aligned with the global cyber-collective known as Anonymous have claimed responsibility for taking down at least six prominent websites, including those of the US Department of Justice and Universal Music Group, in retaliation for charges levied...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Dana White loves a good fight.
But the Ultimate Fighting Championship president may have second thoughts about mixing it up with members of the hacker collective Anonymous on Thursday night on Twitter, where he was on the receiving end of a brutal punch....
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Anonymity is enjoying a kind of a renaissance these days. There's a strong sense that there's a shadowy figure somewhere pulling the strings (think the hacker group Anonymous, the WikiLeaks phenomenon, phishing scams and so on). Liebe Love Amour!, the...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Chase's website was slow and unavailable for some users for several hours on Wednesday, one day after Bank of America experienced similar issues.
Around 1:40 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Chase's Twitter account tweeted: "Chase.com is experiencing intermittent...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The FBI confirmed Friday that the Anonymous cyber collective hacked into a conference call between Bureau investigators and officers at London's Scotland Yard, during which agents discussed investigations into the online group.
A 15-minute recording of...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:46 PM
The hacktivist group Anonymous released a nearly 17-minute recording on Friday of a phone call between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Scotland Yard pertaining to Anonymous and fellow hacker groups LulzSec and AntiSec.
The FBI confirmed to the...
| Feb 11, 2012
Thumbs up to Maryland lawmakers who want to make talking on a handheld cell phone while driving a primary offense. Under current law, police can only issue a citation for the dangerous practice after another violation is observed. Nine states and the...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 7:16 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Websites affiliated with the CIA, Mexico's mining ministry and the state of Alabama were down Friday, allegedly done in by hackers, government officials and a well-known hacking group reported.
A message Friday on a Twitter page and...