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.

The Pirate Bay: Anonymous not behind DDoS attack

A DDoS attack that has successfully knocked feared file-sharing giant The Pirate Bay offline for more than a day was not the work of Anonymous, despite rumors to the contrary.

Anonymous targets Virgin Media, TalkTalk

Hacktivist group Anonymous began attacking two UK-based internet service providers this week in retaliation for their blocking popular torrent site, The Pirate Bay.

Survey says: Anonymous is the most feared threat by IT professionals

According to a recent survey, IT professionals in the US and Europe fear organized hacking organizations like Anonymous greatly.

Anonymous attack official F1 website in protest of violent Bahraini government

Amid growing civil unrest, Anonymous "hacktivists" have taken aim at the Bahraini government for continued violence against its people by shutting down the official Formula 1 website.

Sorry, Anonymous: Pastebin to crack down on ‘sensitive material’ leaks

Owner of Anonymous-approved mass-text posting site Pastebin plans to hire staffers to help weed out "sensitive material" from its site.

Rise of the hacktivist: Activists now outsteal the thieves

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?

SourceForge drops Anonymous-OS, developer still insists it’s safe

The controversial Anonymous-OS software is no longer available for download via SourceForge, following recent reports of security concerns.

Anonymous-OS is here, but you probably shouldn’t download it

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…