Authorities postpone hearing for Hector Xavier Monsegur, also known as "Sabu," who faces a maximum 124 year jail term for his role in LulzSec hack attacks.
Australian Federal Police arrest man who reportedly called himself the leader of the hacking group, which has been the target of recent prosecution after a brief hacking run in 2011.
Crave's Eric Mack has been binging on season 2 of the Netflix series for two weeks now, long enough to notice some of the hackiness of the hacker subplot. He's talking to you, USB dongle of destiny.
The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.
The U.S. Attorney says six hackers in the United States and abroad, affiliated with LulSec, Anonymous, and Antisec, have been arrested and charged with crimes.
According to court documents revealed yesterday, Hector Xavier Monsegur, who was known as "Sabu" in hacking circles, would stay up all night to help the government catch alleged hackers.
Ryan Ackroyd, Jake Davis, and Mustafa al-Bassam all admit to plotting to hack Sony, 20th Century Fox, Nintendo, and other organizations in 2011.
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.
The Anonymous hacker busted for allegedly stealing data from the U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin, Bank of America, and more admits to nabbing confidential information and breaking the law.
Antivirus company Panda Security is apparently targeted after a researcher celebrates reports that LulzSec's former leader had become an informant.