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Anonymous defaces BART site, leaks user data

Anonymous logo shows up on Bart.gov and CaliforniaAvoid.org, while user info is also leaked.

By August 14, 2011


Apple store in Germany defaced with huge Windows logo

The site of the forthcoming Apple store in Hamburg is suddenly adorned with a rather large Windows Logo. No one has yet claimed responsibility.

By June 5, 2011


Harvard Web site hacked with pro-Syria message

"Sophisticated" attack briefly defaces site with message accusing the U.S. of supporting a policy of killing in Syria.

By September 26, 2011


Google users in Iran targeted in SSL spoof

Certificate authority DigiNotar says its system was breached and that a fraudulent certificate for Google.com found its way to the Web.

By August 30, 2011


Congressional sites defaced after Obama speech

Third-party vendor manages 49 House of Representative Web sites that were hacked following president's address, and 18 that were defaced last year, report says.

By January 28, 2010


Hackers taunt Sony with more data leaks, hacks

The latest hacks bring the total against Sony to 16, the group LulzSec says as it exposes data from several internal Sony networks.

By June 6, 2011


Hundreds of Lithuanian Web sites defaced

Loosely affiliated supporters mount an online protest over new laws in Lithuania banning the display of Soviet symbols.

By July 3, 2008


So, is it safe to tweet now?

In the "Iranian Cyber Army" incident, Twitter has once again proven embarrassingly vulnerable. The good news? It doesn't look like user accounts were compromised--not that Twitter stores a whole lot of personal information.

By December 18, 2009


Security expert: Don't blame Microsoft for mass site defacements

Now that the bad guys have found a generic way to attack SQL-based Web sites, look for more attacks in the near future, says CTO of WhiteHat Security.

By April 28, 2008


Report: Russian mob aided cyberattacks on Georgia

Civilians recruited by Russian language social-networking sites and using Russian Mafia-associated botnets perpetrated many of the cyberattacks on Georgian government Web sites during the five-day Russian-Georgian war in 2008.

By August 18, 2009