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.
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.
A new report on data breaches finds that hacktivists, not traditional cybercriminals, nabbed 58 percent of stolen data in 2011. Is this a sea-change in attacks, and what does it mean for everyday technology users?
An operating system named Anonymous-OS, complete with a suite of dubious security applications installed, has been made available for download, however it has been accused of also containing viruses designed to compromise the system on…