Futbol Club (FC) Barcelona is the latest high-profile entity to have its Twitter account hijacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.
Officials are investigating an 11-minute video posted on YouTube that shows new information attackers may have obtained after hacking websites and internal systems belonging to Las Vegas Sands Corp.
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has hacked Forbes, gaining access to their WordPress admin to steal login credentials, as well as posting fake stories on its website.
Hackers reportedly posted the sensitive information of company employees on defaced sites.
Multiple companies, groups and legislators are examining internet privacy policies this week and coming together to pressure the U.S. government to reexamine its practices, especially with regards to the National Security Agency.
The 22-year-old man was sentenced to 36 months of probation, 60 hours of community service, and is ordered to pay $110,932.71 for his part in the 2011 cyber attack.
On Sunday, Bell Canada announced that the usernames and passwords of 22,421 small business accounts were posted online.
Hackers defaced the website of the popular mobile game Angry Birds on Tuesday in response to allegations that the National Security Agency used the app to gain users' information.
An advanced remote access trojan known as Xtreme RAT has been identified by Seculert Research Lab as the malware used in an attack on Israeli organizations that impacted 15 machines.
The Syrian Electronic Army has taken claim on Twitter for compromising a variety of social media websites belonging to CNN and using the accounts to post messages blasting the popular news network's reporting.
On Saturday, roughly one week after compromising accounts belonging to Skype, the Syrian Electronic Army took claim for compromising the official blog of Microsoft, as well as one of its Twitter accounts.
The Syrian Electronic Army compromised the Twitter account belonging to Skype, which the pro-Assad hacktivist group used on Wednesday to advise people against using Microsoft services, such as Hotmail and Outlook.
The website of the OpenSSL Project was hacked and defaced on Sunday.
The FBI reportedly sent out warning notices on Christmas Eve that the Syrian Electronic Army was phishing for usernames and passwords, which the group denied on Twitter.
The Syrian Electronic Army stamped its avian emblem on the Twitter account belonging to the publication on Friday and also claimed to have tampered with the Person of the Year poll.
Hacktivist collective Anonymous has taken credit for a distributed denial-of-service attack that unintentionally affected a number of Microsoft services last week.
According to an FBI memo obtained by Reuters, hackers exploited vulnerable Adobe software to infiltrate organizations' networks.
After spending the last year and a half in solitary confinement, Jeremy Hammond received the sentencing in a New York federal court on Friday.
Visitors to the news portion of Vice.com on Friday evening may have been surprised by a headline that read, "Syrian Electronic Army Was Here."
Karen Lancaster McCutchin, the mother of Anonymous activist Barrett Brown, received the sentence for hiding laptops from the FBI.
On Monday, links posted on President Obama's Twitter and Facebook accounts may have redirected visitors to YouTube videos hosted by the band of pro-Assad hacktivists known as the Syrian Electronic Army.
A 12-year-old Canadian boy has pleaded guilty to hacking government websites and causing damages of about $60k in an incident that dates back to spring 2012.
Rumors on the internet are that an Anonymous-related DDoS attack is why the National Security Agency website went down around 5:15 p.m., Eastern Time, on Friday.
A hacktivist group, calling itself KDMS Team, took credit for compromising the Rapid7 and Metasploit websites on Friday.
Malicious hackers are often profiled as hostile, jobless, dingy, hoodie-wearing teenagers or 20-somethings, but a group of 13 recently indicted hackers led very unassuming lives.
A hacker group calling itself Kdms Team, claiming to hail from Palestine, took credit on Twitter for several recent attacks against websites.
On Thursday, a grand jury in Virginia indicted the men for their alleged role in the conspiracy.
A nearly two-year FBI investigation into a Texas county website hack resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old man claiming ties to hacker collective Anonymous.
A 22-year-old Ohio man was sentenced to three years in jail after pleading guilty in April to hacking websites, some belonging to police agencies.
AnonGhost has been hard at work penetrating systems and leaking personal information in preparation for a Sept. 11 cyber attack.