The US State Department has adopted some unconventional tactics to combat ISIS, the Islamic group making headlines recently for its onslaught against Iraq’s government forces. Among the unlikely strategies adopted by the US appears to be online trolling.
A portrait of a mystery bow-tied man beneath Picasso's The Blue Room painting has been discovered with infrared imagery. Scientists have long suspected the canvas's surface might be hiding something and now wonder if it is the artist’s own earlier work.
The hacktivist group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for cyber attacks on websites of the Brazilian government and major sponsors of the World Cup. Dubbed #OpWorldCup, the operation is protesting corruption and “actions against the people.”
As is often the case with contemporary heroes, Edward Snowden has become a popular trend among creative types such as graffiti artists, musicians, writers and even filmmakers. Meanwhile, more down-to-earth people are hurrying to cash in on his fame.
Leaked documents pertaining to the case against an American computer hacker currently serving a 10-year prison sentence have exposed discrepancies concerning the government's prosecution and raise further questions about the role of a federal informant.
Edward Snowden's case went viral in terms of public impact in exposing the NSA’s global surveillance reach. He became one of the most wanted persons on the planet in terms of the US injustice system, whistleblower Thomas Drake told RT.
Internet activists and rights groups have launched a massive online campaign against mass government surveillance, urging users and websites to use encryption. The campaign’s inspiration – NSA whistleblower Snowden – has called to join ResetTheNet.
Amid mass demos and violence over extravagant World Cup spending showing little promise of return for an impoverished Brazil, Anonymous hackers plan a mass hack attack on the Cup’s sponsors, a source told Reuters.
After aiding the infiltration of numerous corporate networks and then switching sides to help the FBI thwart the hacktivist group Anonymous, Hector Xavier Monsegur has been sentenced to time served followed by one year of supervised release.
As Glenn Greenwald begins a book tour to commemorate the release of a story detailing his work with former national security contractor Edward Snowden and the secret documents he supplied, a new campaign has caught the author in its crosshairs.
A British computer hacker arrested in 2011 for breaching the website of internet news company Gawker was apprehended with the help of a former acquaintance from outside Albany, New York, according to just leaked, previously unpublished court files.
A man accused of being a member of the amorphous hacktivist movement Anonymous now faces a total of 44 charges after federal investigators announced on Tuesday the filing of second superseding indictment against Fidel Salinas of Donna, Texas.