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After several corporations and universities were targeted in cyberattacks, the US government arrests Timothy French for allegedly posting thousands of people's usernames and passwords online.
As the computer programmer faces sentencing for the massive Stratfor hack, which revealed 200GB of government agency and private corporation data, thousands of supporters applaud his motives.
New Obama administration strategy says organizations such as WikiLeaks and hacking group LulzSec may conduct "economic espionage against U.S. companies."
According to testimony in US federal court, more than a few hackers tried to blackmail the illegal marketplace before it was shut down in 2013 -- and at least two were paid off.
Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.
Anonymous hackers have claimed responsibility for shutting the online store earlier.
Dictionary.com says Ebola outbreaks, privacy concerns and horrific acts of violence influenced its decision to make "Exposure" the Word of the Year.
A new survey looks at what makes hackers tick -- and for most, it's not money or glory.
Government and business are under constant cyber attack and must learn to "take the hit," says the director of a new cybersecurity training programme.
Prior to his sentencing Tuesday, prosecutors say that the hacker-turned-informant has already done his time.