A federal appeals court rules that Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer was tried in the wrong state and overturns his conviction under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
A man said to be affiliated with the hacking collective Anonymous gets prison time for breaking into police and municipal Web sites in Utah, New York, Missouri, and California.
ATM hacker Barnaby Jack's death was an accidental drug overdose, said San Francisco's medical examiner's office.
Wurm Online, a massive multiplayer online role-playing game, has been down since a DDoS attack on Tuesday.
The server has since been secured, but it was on the open market for cybercrooks last week, reports Reuters.
The security researcher, who was expected to demonstrate newly-discovered pacemaker vulnerabilities at Black Hat next week, made headlines in 2010 when he hacked an ATM in front of an audience.
Not only did the hacker get a hold of Julian Fellowes' season 4 finale, he also breached the accounts of Leonardo DiCaprio, Tina Brown, George W. Bush, Robert Redford, and dozens more.
Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer argues that accessing a non-password protected portion of AT&T's Web site did not violate the law because the information was freely available on the Internet.
A Russian hacker took control of a BBC server, and tried to sell access to it on a cybercrime forum. And on Christmas Day too!
In just 24 hours, supporters have pooled together $10,000 to reward Khalil Shreateh for discovering a vulnerability in the social network.