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Reuters social media editor may face jail time for colluding with Anonymous to deface Tribune site

Reuters' social media editor, Matthew Keys, is facing potential jail time for divulging to Anonmyous the Tribune Company's server's log-in credentials. He's been suspended from his position with Reuters, and could face jail time.

Anonymous attacks Westboro Baptist over threat of Newtown protest

Unleashing a hefty dose of digital vigilantism on the Westboro Baptist Church, Anonymous is attacking over exploitation of the Newtown tragedy.

Teenage hacker sentenced to six years without Internet or computers

Fifteen-year-old, Cosmo the God, pleaded guilty to a series of felonies and is sentenced to supervised web and computer access until he's 21. For a kid who shows a lot of talent for computers and hacking, this could be detrimental to his…
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All the Facebook news you may have missed this week

We've rounded up the Facebook stories from this week that we've missed and you should know about.
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New report looks at hacking trends, warns that security firms are looking in all the wrong places

Imperva's report highlights trends in hacker conversations via forums and organized online communities -- and says the security industry is dangerously overlooking all this.
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Anonymous, Amanda Todd, and the dangers of vigilante justice online

A slew of reports out this week have irresponsibly labeled a Canadian man as the person who blackmailed 15-year-old Amanda Todd, which ultimately led to her suicide last week. Here, we sift fact from speculation in a search for the truth.

Anonymous withdraws support for Wikileaks, promises dossier of unethical activity by site workers

Asking for money isn't just an annoyance when it comes to Wikileaks' latest fundraising efforts - It's also led to a withdrawal of support for the site by Anonymous, the online hackers collective who are now promising the release of a…

Digital publisher BlueToad claims to be unwitting source of leaked Apple UDIDs

BlueToad, a digital publishing company, has said it was the unwitting source of last week's leaked Apple UDID codes.

Apple plots the end of the UDID, denies sharing them with the FBI

Following this week's leak, Apple has denied it shared any UDID codes with the FBI, and also announced the UDID will be banned from iOS 6.

FBI: We didn’t have those UDIDs, no-one has hacked our machines

After it was claimed that a hacked FBI laptop released one million UDIDs online, the FBI is responding by saying that, not only have its machines remained uncompromised, but it never had any Apple UDIDs to steal in the first place.

LulzSec: US charges Brit Ryan Cleary over Sony and Fox hacks

A federal grand jury in the US this week indicted a British man on charges relating to computer attacks carried out in 2011 by hacking collective LulzSec. If found guilty, he could face up to 25 years in jail.

Anonymous threatens Canadian Grand Prix

As student protests continue in Montreal over tuition hikes, it now appears that cyber-activist group Anonymous has thrown in its support, leaving government officials worried over possible disruptions to the Canadian Grand Prix.