Visitors to the Malaysia Airlines website were redirected to a spoof page displaying a lizard wearing a tux, monocle and top hat.
Since last week's attacks in France, hacking attempts have been made against roughly 19,000 French websites, the AP reported on Thursday.
The hacktivist collective's new campaign is in response to the recent attack on Charlie Hebdo and aims to target and report terrorist Twitter accounts.
A group calling itself CyberCaliphate has claimed credit for the hack, which included militant messages and links to local and state government documents.
Early reports suggest that the news organization being threatened is CNN.
According to reports, hackers were in the Sony Pictures network for months gathering passwords and the like before launching their attacks.
Barrett Brown appeared in federal court in Dallas Tuesday for sentencing, but will now have to wait until January to hear his fate.
Hackers that felled Sands Las Vegas websites exploited a weak link in the casino's networks to launch a wiper malware attack.
Hector Monsegur remembered his arrest during an interview with Charlie Rose and went on to elaborate on security threats the U.S. faces.
Geoffrey Commander was sentenced to 10 days in jail by a federal judge in Virginia for a DDoS attack on MasterCard.
The hacktivist collective released a video on Monday expressing their disagreements with recent ordinances aimed at the homeless of the city.
Protesting the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who shot Michael Brown, the hacktivists' post links to wizard's personal data on pastebin.
Julian Assange remains holed up in Ecuador's U.K. embassy after a court refused to rescind a warrant for Assange's arrest, which could ultimately result in his extradition to the U.S.
FireEye researchers have observed ties between DDoS attacks against Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters and APT activity based in China.
The research presents techniques for distinguishing legit data leaks from false claims.
FireEye analyzed the hacking group's use of the malware, dubbed the "Dark Edition" of BlackWorm.
An Israeli broadcasting regulator confirmed that the incident occurred.
On Monday, ad network Taboola confirmed that it was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.
Close to 200 Chinese government websites have been defaced by a Philippine branch of the hacktivist collective Anonymous.
Attacks by the Ajax Security Team, and other Iranian groups, have grown in sophistication from website defacement to politically motivated cyber espionage.
The former spokesman for hacktivist collective Anonymous now faces up to eight-and-a-half years in prison.
The men allegedly infiltrated 30 government websites in addition to private sector sites.
Facebook debunked a reported claim by Mauritania Attacker, the alleged leader of hacktivist collective AnonGhost, that the social media website is vulnerable to DNS attacks.
Educational institutions may be the target of Anonymous in its latest 'OpSafeEdu' campaign, according to an alert issued by the Center for Internet Security.
The hacktivist collective Anonymous organized a DDoS attack that made good on its promise to shut down the Albuquerque Police Department's website.
The Syrian Electronic Army has released emails and invoices that it says prove Microsoft charged the FBI's DITU for lawful data requests.
An IntelCrawler report shines some new light on the Syrian Electronic Army, including its attacks, tactics, members and more.
The U.S. Central Command has denied the Syrian Electronic Army's (SEA) claims that it obtained sensitive data after an alleged hack of its computer systems.
A distributed denial-of-service attack carried out against various NATO websites on Sunday was likely a Domain Name Server amplification attack or a Network Time Protocol reflection attack, or a combination of both.
On Friday, the hacktivist group threatened to release the data, including "hundreds of documents" it obtained, in coming days.