International cooperation led to Ardit Ferizi’s arrest and conviction in a groundbreaking cybersecurity case.
Calling a leak of sophisticated spy tools unprecedented, the whistleblower says things "could get messy fast."
One of the many uncomfortable realities that we all are increasingly obliged to accept, at least on a practical level, is that the many gadgets that power our personal and professional lives can't ever be fully shielded from prying eyes.
Whoever is actually behind the devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment knows how to play to the public's imagination on the same super-sized scale as their targets in the film industry do for a living.
Former-“Anonymous”-hactivist-turned-FBI-informant Hector Xavier Monsegur, aka "Sabu," has turned to the news media to defend himself against accusations of “snitching” on his colleagues.
After spending over a year in a federal correctional institution, "Weev" Auernheimer's conviction has been vacated by an appeals court. The U.S. government may try him again and critics of his prosecution hope Auernheimer's plight will underscore the need to put an end to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Twitter has stopped a project that would have encrypted direct messages between users, according to anonymous sources speaking to The Verge.
Hack of Russian Defense Firm Called ‘Cyberwar’ (via slashdot) A group of Russian hacktivists has taken a page from the playbook written by...
George W. Bush's paintings do not reveal anything about the Iraq War, despite our wishing that they did; absurdly, the main argument against gay marriage is the state's supposed need to regulate procreation; meanwhile, the entire Senate voted against Social Security cuts and the media said nothing. These discoveries and more after the jump.
The trove includes sensitive correspondence from both former presidents, cellphone numbers, home addresses, family pictures, health information about George H.W. Bush and self-portraits drawn by George W. Bush of the ex-president showering and bathing.