The Pirate Bay co-founder, Gottfrid Svartholm, has found himself surrounded by fresh charges of hacking into several companies including a bank alongside three other suspects.
With the increase in cyber attacks [read state sponsored cyber attacks] that take the form of cyberwarfare and not only damage IT infrastructure and nuclear power plants a number of issues – legal, ethical, moral have cropped up. To address these and a lot more issues, NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) has published a guide – the Tallinn Manual that aims to address the legal aspects of cyberwarfare.
Ex-LulzSec leader, Hector Xavier Monsegur aka Sabu, has been handed over another sentencing delay possibly because of his continued cooperation with the US government that let to arrest of several Lulzsec members.
Kevin Mitnick, who was one of the most wanted computer hacker in the US at one time, is now heading a security consultancy firm – Mitnick Security Consulting, and is entrusted with the task of securing Sunday's presidential elections in Ecuador.
Microsoft upped its security ante with Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) in Windows 7 and Windows 8 but, it seems that this mechanism to preventing hackers from jumping to a known memory location can be bypassed as a hacker has released a brilliant yet simple trick to circumvent the protection.
A hacker going by the name KingCope has released a whole of exploits affecting the now Oracle-owned MySQL and SSH Servers on December 2.
Hacker forums, often known as hangout places for hackers, are the new breeding grounds and an integral part of the network where aspiring hackers are recruited and promoted to professional hackers it has been revealed.
Hacked systems inside the networks of Fortune 500 companies are being offered on rent by hackers with and without administrative privileges it has been revealed.
Google has announced the results of the Pwnium 2 held at Hack in the Box 2012 in Kuala Lumpur and as we had reported earlier, the winner is indeed Pinkie Pie.