There's a fundamental social shift occurring in the hacker culture and in media. Activists are disrupting major corporate and government Web sites, stealing and leaking sensitive data, and changing how we all use the Web. Join me, Elinor Mills, and Jennifer Granick as we discuss.
The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.
Next year, we'll need to be on the lookout for increases in mobile malware, randomware kits, large-scale political hacks and "hacking as a service," according to McAfee Labs.
Despite shared concerns, pioneers in the movement say the methods of a newer generation abridge free speech and hurt the cause.
The Pirate Bay is back up, a someone who claims to be a former member of Anonymous takes responsibility for the DDoS attack.
The global organization is investigating claims posted on Twitter that the hacktivist group breached NATO security and has accessed confidential documents.
Incident with NATO's e-Bookstore occurs after the global organization clashed publicly with online group Anonymous over the rising threat of "hacktivism."
Spammers continue to capitalize on news headlines to try to trick people into clicking on e-mails to spread malware, says McAfee in its latest threats report.
With a slew of security breaches and cyberattacks, the second quarter was "one of the worst on record" for security, says a new report from Panda.
Following a recent report in which NATO cautioned member nations about the threat from Anonymous, the "hacktivist" group is warning the global organization to leave it alone.