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.
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.
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