The UK’s equivalent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), has had its website taken down by hackers once again. SOCA confirmed that this was a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, which is a temporary inconvenience, but does not pose any major security … [Read More]
Alleged Lulzsec leader, Hector Xavier Monsegur, known as Sabu online, has been charged with conspiracy to engage in computer hacking, court papers filed in Manhattan revealed today. It is suggested that the Lulzsec leader co-operated with the government leading to the arrests of other members of Lulzsec, presumably in order … [Read More]
The British Metropolitan Police have charged two more hackers with the same offences as previously caught members of Anonymous and Lulz Security. The two suspects, Christopher Jan Weatherhead, 20 of Northampton, and Ashley Rhodes, 26 of London where charged on Thursday. Police did not mention whether these two were connected … [Read More]
Police in the UK have arrested and charged another member of Anonymous, this time a 17-year-old from Chester. For legal reasons, because this person is technically a minor, he/she cannot be named, and will only be referred to as “B.” Police did not confirm or deny that this is another … [Read More]
Nokia is the latest company to be suffering from hacking attacks as it has found that email addresses and other information AIM, Skype and other messenger usernames had been accessed by hackers. Nokia was quick to mention that sensitive information such as credit cards and password details were safe.
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The LulzSec teen that was arrested a few days ago in the Shetland Islands has officially been charged over computer hacking claims. The 18-year-old, named as Jake Davis, is suspected of being Topiary, LulzSec’s Twitter account manager, and being a part of several hacks.
Davis was charged with conspiracy to … [Read More]
Notorious hacker groups Anonymous and Lulz Security have called for a boycott on Paypal as “PayPal continues to withhold funds from WikiLeaks, a beacon of truth in these dark times.” Anonymous and Lulz Security claim that they are disgusted by injustices such as these and are calling for members of … [Read More]