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Hacker 'Sabu' worked tirelessly as FBI informant

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.

By Mar. 9, 2012


Hacker Sabu unmasked yet again

Person identified as hacker by rival hacker says he's not involved in "that hacking stuff."

By Jul. 13, 2011


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 Mar. 7, 2012


Sentencing of LulzSec double agent postponed

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.

By Feb. 22, 2013


Really Francis? Here's where 'House of Cards' could use IT help

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.

By Feb. 28, 2014


Reuters editor indicted on Anonymous conspiracy charge

Years after the Los Angeles Times Web site was supposedly defaced by Anonymous, the U.S. government goes after a former employee who allegedly gave hackers the company's login and password.

By Mar. 14, 2013


SystemWorks 2.0 due out in April;

SystemWorks 2.0 due out in April;

By Mar. 27, 2002


Political hackers

Far from slowing down, people in several hacking groups waged protests by going after the Web sites of government bodies around the world.

By Dec. 11, 2012


Australian police arrest alleged leader of LulzSec hacking group

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.

By Apr. 23, 2013


Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond gets 10 years in prison

The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.

By Nov. 15, 2013