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Nvidia forum was shut down due to hack attack
Nvidia forum was shut down due to hack attack
Last week, Nvidia shut down its forums while citing a "system issue." Today, the company has more details, claiming that they were in fact ...... 13 Jul 2012 - 1 comment
Hacker gets jail time for selling rooted cable boxes
Hacker gets jail time for selling rooted cable boxes
Cable modem modifier Ryan Harris has received jail time for selling rooted cable boxes to customers who wished to not pay for their cable access. ...... 29 Jun 2012 - 15 comments
Ryan Cleary charged in LulzSec hacking case
Ryan Cleary charged in LulzSec hacking case
Ryan Cleary, the 20-year old British student arrested last year for his alleged part in the LulzSec hacking episodes, has been charged with ...... 15 Jun 2012 - 2 comments
Russian 'Anonymous' take down Kremlin sites
Russian 'Anonymous' take down Kremlin sites
A group claiming to be the Russian branch of 'Anonymous' has taken down the websites of the Kremlin. The group also claimed responsibility ...... 09 May 2012 - 1 comment
Teenage hacker arrested for hitting 259 websites
Teenage hacker arrested for hitting 259 websites
A 15-year-old Australian hacker has been arrested this week for allegedly attacking over 250 websites in just three months. Starting in January, ...... 20 Apr 2012 - 14 comments
EU wants to criminalize hacking tools
EU wants to criminalize hacking tools
The European Union (EU) has proposed a new law that will criminalize hacking tools. While the production or sale of certain hacking tools ...... 08 Apr 2012 - 5 comments
Alleged LulzSec hacker pleads guilty
Alleged LulzSec hacker pleads guilty
The accused LulzSec hacker Cody Kretsinger has plead guilty today to charges related to the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Kretsinger ...... 05 Apr 2012 - 7 comments
Feds: Hacker 'Sabu' also sold drugs, was being evicted
Feds: Hacker 'Sabu' also sold drugs, was being evicted
According to unsealed court documents, Hector Xavier Monsegur aka "Sabu," was not only a top hacker but also a drug dealer who carried around an armed gun. ...... 10 Mar 2012 - 11 comments
Top LulzSec members arrested after leader, Sabu, flips
Top LulzSec members arrested after leader, Sabu, flips
Law enforcement agents across the U.S. and Europe have arrested all the top members of the "LulzSec" hacking group today, thanks to evidence ...... 07 Mar 2012 - 25 comments
Anonymous retaliates for Megaupload shutdown by hitting multiple sites
Anonymous retaliates for Megaupload shutdown by hitting multiple sites
Following news that Megaupload and Megavideo were shut down by ICE, the hacktivist group Anonymous set off on a tale of vengeance. The group ...... 20 Jan 2012 - 27 comments
Zappos sued over account data theft
Zappos sued over account data theft
Following this weekend's big story on Zappos being hacked, the shoe retailer has been sued by an angry customer. The customer claims Zappos ...... 18 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
Politically charged hackers hit Israel again
Politically charged hackers hit Israel again
Hackers that claim to be Saudi have escalated their cyber war against Israel, this time attacking the nation's stock exchange and their El-Al ...... 17 Jan 2012 - 2 comments
Israel will 'retaliate' against credit card thieves
Israel will 'retaliate' against credit card thieves
Israeli officials have vowed to retaliate against "Saudi" hackers that stole and posted credit card info on over 20,000 Israeli citizens. ...... 07 Jan 2012 - 23 comments
AT&T phone hacking linked to terrorism
AT&T phone hacking linked to terrorism
According to police reports in the Philippines, four citizens are accused of hacking into the accounts of AT&T business customers in the U.S. ...... 27 Nov 2011
Valve responds to hacking of Steam database
Valve responds to hacking of Steam database
Confirming reports over the past few days, Valve has responded that the Steam databased was indeed hacked, with personal information stolen. ...... 11 Nov 2011 - 8 comments
Group charged in large $14 million ad-fraud case
Group charged in large $14 million ad-fraud case
Six Estonian natives have been arrested today and charged with a scheme that brought in $14 million in fraudulent profits. Four million computers ...... 09 Nov 2011 - 5 comments
'Anonymous' backs off their threat against Mexican cartel
'Anonymous' backs off their threat against Mexican cartel
Last month, hacking group 'Anonymous' threatened to attack the Mexican drug cartel "Los Zetas." The Zetas are notoriously violent and considered ...... 05 Nov 2011 - 22 comments
'Anonymous' hacktivists take down child porn sites, reveal members
'Anonymous' hacktivists take down child porn sites, reveal members
Anonymous has taken credit for taking down 40 child pornography sites and leaking the names of 1500 members of one of those sites. Starting ...... 24 Oct 2011 - 36 comments
Multiple Sony servers attacked, again
Multiple Sony servers attacked, again
Sony has noted tonight that they have locked down 93,000 user accounts after a new security breach. Hackers "using very large sets of sign-in ...... 12 Oct 2011 - 4 comments
AntiSec releases tons of police data
AntiSec releases tons of police data
In retribution for police arresting alleged Anonymous and LulzSec members, the hacktivist group AntiSec has released 10GB worth of data including ...... 08 Aug 2011 - 18 comments
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