Security researcher sees rise in hactivism after Radio Free Europe gets knocked out by distributed denial of service attack.
A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.
Symantec researchers report uncovering an earlier version of the computer virus -- one from 2005. The virus was later found to have inflicted damage on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.
Latest data dump purportedly includes 860,000 e-mail addresses and 75,000 unencrypted credit card numbers.
Hacktivists emerge as a big threat in 2011, targeting large organizations and stealing more records than financially motivated criminals, report finds.
A newly released app displaying feeds from the controversial whistleblower site has been removed by Apple from the App Store, according to the developer.
Hackers for Charity founder Johnny Long hopes computer and security skills can break the cycle of poverty and keep Uganda from becoming another Nigeria.