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Hackers claim they exposed Booz Allen Hamilton data

AntiSec hackers release data on the Booz Allen Hamilton consulting firm that mirrors an attack on HBGary Federal earlier this year.

By July 11, 2011


Surge in malware marks start of year

First quarter sees Android malware, an increase in Trojans, and a cyberattack on HBGary Federal, according to a report from Panda Security.

By April 5, 2011


Anonymous hacks firm trying to investigate it

HBGary Federal, which had tried to probe the identities behind Anonymous, finds its Web site and Twitter and LinkedIn accounts hacked and compromised by the "hacktivist" group.

By February 7, 2011


DDoS as dance: Anonymous hits the ballet

A new multimedia ballet, "HackPolitik," fuses jarring, angular movements with electroacoustic music and video projection to interpret the activities of hacker collective Anonymous.

By November 7, 2013


Former 'cyberczar' goes corporate

The former acting director of the U.S. National Cyber Security Division has joined the advisory board for a security assessment solutions and services provider.

By October 8, 2008


Why 'data breach' isn't a dirty word anymore

Contrary to popular belief, data breaches don't necessarily sink a company, studies and survivors indicate.

By March 26, 2012


Disillusioned ex-Anonymous first outed Sabu last year

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.

By March 7, 2012


White House warns of dangers posed by WikiLeaks, LulzSec, other 'hacktivists'

New Obama administration strategy says organizations such as WikiLeaks and hacking group LulzSec may conduct "economic espionage against U.S. companies."

By February 20, 2013


How Anonymous channels 'the will of the people' (Q&A)

A member of Anonymous tells CNET why the activist effort targets government and corporate Web sites, even in the face of arrest, and why it has your best interests at heart.

By February 28, 2012


Buzz Out Loud 1409: Team Watson vs. Team Anonymous (podcast)

In the news today, Apple's subscription rules raise hackles among developers, us, and possibly the Justice Department; meanwhile, Verizon iPhone sales appear to disappoint. Is Apple having a bad day? It's probably just solar flares. Also, the Motorola Xoom price is announced: not that bad. Nokia delays its Windows-based phones to sometime after October: very bad. Worse, even. And we're getting pretty worried about Anonymous, the Internet's own unstoppable secret police. Maybe Watson can save us. --Molly

By February 16, 2011