British government is hiring talented Xbox generation teenage gamers to form the backbone of country’s future cyber security service. Higher education is not necessary: apprentices will get advanced resident cyber warfare training.
In retaliation for a Wednesday night raid that ended with frequent Anonymous collaborator Barrett Brown placed in federal custody, the group AntiSec has released credit card data believed to belong to more than a dozen government officers.
GoDaddy.com has officially commented on the outage that affected millions of customers of the largest Internet domain registrar this week, denying accusations that a hacker was responsible for the debacle.
A small digital-publishing firm says that the millions of Apple user IDs hackers published online last week were lifted from the company’s computers, calling into question an earlier claim that the trove was taken from an FBI agent’s laptop.
Leaked Stratfor files point to alleged transgressions on the part of the New York City Police Department’s Intelligence Division. An unnamed FBI source allegedly described them as “damn right [sic] felonious activity.”
Federal authorities have arrested an accused member of the LulzSec hacking group, 20-year-old Raynaldo Rivera of Tempe, Arizona, after indicting him on charges related to a 2011 computer attack waged against Sony.
Are computer hackers, political activists and an underground army of anarchists preparing to overthrow next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa? Police in Florida seem to think so, and are taking every precaution to prepare for violence.
Here’s a predicament: you don’t want the government using high-tech face scanning technology to track every inch of your walk to the post office, but you also don’t want to take a sledgehammer to your neighborhood surveillance camera. What do you do?