Harry hack A hacker named Gabriel claimed to have breached the networks of the UKs Bloomsbury Publishing, uncovering the ending of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows prior to its release. Experts contended that the claim, posted on hacker websites, was likely a sham, saying that if accurate more evidence would otherwise have been offered.
Attack targetsPayPal, Barclays Bank and eBay were the three firms most targeted by phishers last month, according to statistics compiled by PhishTank users. More than 2,200 validated phishing attempts targeted PayPal users. Suzanne and Mark Stocker (left) were victims of ID theft when one of Suzanne's childhood friends hacked into their PayPal account and spent nearly $15,000.
Lockheed Martin partners with Carnegie Mellon to launch a cyber lab, Charlie Miller named principal research consultant at Accuvant, Chris Davis new director of malware research at ipTrust, and other personnel and corporate news.