Hacker groups Anonymous and Lulz Security called Wednesday for a boycott of PayPal to punish the electronic payments firm for its refusal to accept donations for WikiLeaks.
Pharmaceutical megacorp Pfizer’s Facebook page was defaced a couple of days ago, and then restored. Responsibility was claimed by a newly-created Twitter account calling itself Script Kiddies. He/she/it urged that Pfizer should be stopped because “they’re corrupt and the damage they create is senseless”.
Hackers using an Internet address registered in China have gained access to major South Korean websites and may have stolen the private information of 35 million users, authorities said Thursday.
Authorities at America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are reportedly set to contact JUDE LAW after he alleged his phone was hacked while he was in the U.S. The Sherlock Holmes star is suing executives at embattled mogul Rupert Murdoch’s company News International over claims his voicemail messages were improperly accessed while he was [...]
A security researcher claims to have found a new security flaw in Apple laptops that could allow hackers to ruin laptop batteries, infect them with malware or potentially cause them to overheat and catch fire.
Hacker collective Anonymous posted on its Web site that it has taken a gigabyte of data from NATO. On a Twitter feed believed to be run by the group, a Thursday morning message said that the hackers had obtained a lot of material that would be “irresponsible” to publish.
Google has begun notifying its users that a particular piece of malware is installed on their computers by showing a big yellow notification above their search results:
News Corp. says it has terminated legal payments to Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator implicated in the phone hacking scandal roiling Britain’s establishment.
Key figures in Britain’s phone hacking scandal faced questioning Tuesday from lawmakers seeking to uncover the extent of criminality at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World tabloid. Here are some of the memorable quotes.
It was riveting theater, a newly emboldened parliamentary committee facing off against the 80-year-old Rupert Murdoch, the world’s most powerful media mogul, in a series of exchanges designed to get to the bottom of the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed not just Mr. Murdoch’s News Corporation, but also Britain’s political and law-enforcement elite.