A public face of the hacktivist collective Anonymous reaches plea deal with federal prosecutors but still faces a charge for threatening a federal agent.
Meanwhile, Jeremy Hammond, who is scheduled to be sentenced this fall, has accused U.S. authorities of using Hector "Sabu" Monsegur to "facilitate the hacking of targets of the government's choosing."
The sentencing for Jeremy Hammond has been delayed until Nov. 15, The Sparrow Project reported.
Hacker collective Anonymous has released a second list of FEMA contact information and asserted its system compromise is real.
Information for FEMA contacts was leaked by hacker collective Anonymous in response to U.S. privacy issues.
Jeremy Hammond said in a statement afterward that "it is a relief to be able to say that I did work with Anonymous to hack Stratfor, among other websites."
Matthew Keys denies he gave "anyone" login information that could enable them to make changes to a Los Angeles Times article.
Hacktivist-turned-snitch Hector Monsegur, aka Sabu, was scheduled to be sentenced Friday in New York, but the hearing was not held for an unknown reason.
Attorneys representing accused Anonymous member and political activist Jeremy Hammond has requested that the judge presiding over his case recuse herself due to a conflict of interest, according to reports.
The move was part of a larger operation by the hacktivist collective to protest prosecutorial overreach in computer crime cases, prompted by the death of Aaron Swartz.
Barrett Brown, who sometimes publicly spoke for the Anonymous collective, pleaded innocent on Wednesday in Dallas federal court to new charges that he concealed evidence, apparently related to a raid on his apartment earlier this year, according to a report.
Anonymous hacktivists have united to stand with Gaza after Israeli forces on Wednesday launched a military operation against the Palestinian enclave.
In honor of Guy Fawkes Day, a group of online vandals took to the web and disfigured a number of highly trafficked sites.
Even though the ransomware perpetrators claim to be hacktivist group Anonymous, researchers believe scammers are likely copycats.
Last month's featured news from Shamoon attacking oil companies to Wyndham Hotels challenging the FTC.
A researcher contacted BlueToad, a Florida app developer, after spotting clues that stolen Apple UDIDs came from the company. The revelation may clear the FBI of any fault.
Canadian energy companies may be at risk from activist hacker groups, according to documents obtained from the country's national security agencies.
Hacktivists have posted the UDIDs of iOS devices online, which, if true, highlights a major concern as to how and why the FBI had access to the information in the first place. But a spokesperson for the bureau denies the attack.
Online attacks this week by the hacktivist group protested treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Russian band Pussy Riot. The targeted websites appear to again be functioning normally.
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Hacktivist collective Anonymous, in a video posted Wednesday on YouTube, called on its supporters to deface Anaheim, Calif. city websites, steal data, dox police officers and bombard officials with emails in response to two fatal shootings by police and their resulting response to protests in the city over the last several days.
The personal information of 1,000 Canadian government officials was stolen as part of a vast data heist last December, it has been revealed.
Anonymous has taken credit for hacking computer systems to yield 2.4 million emails on Syrian politicians, ministries, and government-connected companies.
Firewalls have been an enterprise security mainstay for years. But with a majority of attacks now being launched against the web application layer of the stack, the technology must evolve.
Stratfor plans to settle with its subscribers who filed suit against the global affairs company following a devastating breach committed by Anonymous.
Members of hacker group LulzSec faced authorities in the U.K. for alleged involvement in several high-profile website attacks.
Police in Canada have charged six people with launching distributed denial-of-service attacks against a number of Quebec websites, according to reports.
According to an indictment unsealed Wednesday, Ryan Cleary was part of a hacktivist group that targeted Fox Entertainment Group, Sony Pictures and PBS in data heists and defacements.
Anonymous has posted the personal information of Canadians online as part of a protest over the treatment of student protesters in Montréal.
The infamous hacktivist collective Anonymous released a 1.7-GB archive of sensitive information after infiltrating the U.S. Department of Justice.