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Hackers are frequently assumed to have Asperger's syndrome. Psychologists set out to see if this assumption might be true and studied HOPE and Defcon attendees over 10 years.
For a surprise birthday gift, a Michigan mom creates a Facebook page to show her son -- who has Asperger syndrome -- that he can have friends all over the world.
The 19-year-old, said to be connected to the LulzSec hacking group, remains in custody after bail was granted. His lawyer says Cleary also has agoraphobia, the BBC reports.
Core members of LulzSec have been sentenced for their campaigns -- and according to the defense, some of the victims were "thoroughly deserving" of what happened to them.
Self-confessed hacker Gary McKinnon will not now face legal action in the U.K. following a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service, but the U.S. extradition warrant remains open.
It's the end of a 10-year legal battle, as the Glasgow-born hacker won't face charges in the UK.
British hacker Gary McKinnon will not be extradited to the US, following a decision by Home Secretary Theresa May on human rights grounds.
Ryan Cleary and Jake Davis, aka "Topiary," plead guilty to DDoS attacks; two others plead not guilty. The charges centered on events in a 50-day hacking spree last year.
Zohaib and his friend Ali are at the front of the queue for the new iPad. Find about more about them here.
In the "most extensive and grave" social media hacking case ever in a British court, a hacker has been sentenced to eight months in prison.