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Government and business are under constant cyber attack and must learn to "take the hit," says the director of a new cybersecurity training programme.
The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.
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.
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.
The Pirate Bay is back up, a someone who claims to be a former member of Anonymous takes responsibility for the DDoS attack.
Harsh sentencing guidelines have failed to deter hackers, but prosecutors are likely to make examples of those arrested in the Anonymous-related hacking cases.
Despite shared concerns, pioneers in the movement say the methods of a newer generation abridge free speech and hurt the cause.
Jennifer Emick, who picketed Scientology with the group, says it took her four hours to put a real name to the well-known hacker handle.
Incident with NATO's e-Bookstore occurs after the global organization clashed publicly with online group Anonymous over the rising threat of "hacktivism."
The global organization is investigating claims posted on Twitter that the hacktivist group breached NATO security and has accessed confidential documents.