hacktivism

The dramatic rise in hacktivism

2016 was the year hacktivists disrupted cyberspace like never before. The December launch of the new movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was well-timed -- epitomizing outsiders banding together to brin

Hacking Collective Anonymous Declares Total War On ISIS Following Paris Terror Attacks

The hacking group Anonymous on Sunday declared “total war” against the Islamic State, the terror organization that claimed responsibility for the attacks on Friday that killed 132 Parisian

Researchers From Arizona State University Take The War Online Back To ISIS

Data analysts and "information cascade" experts are using their skills to frustrate the spread of terrorist ideology from groups like ISIS, who grow increasingly adept at online recruitment.

Hacking For Cause: Today’s Growing Cyber Security Trend

What do the following data-breach headlines from the past year have in common? The Sony Pictures hack: Everything we know so far; Anonymous hackers release emails ordering bear cubs be kil

Ustream Says Russian Citizen Journalist Is The Focus Of Today’s DDoS Attack

Developing story: Ustream has sent out some details on the DDoS attack that is currently attacking its system -- which was reported on earlier by <a href="http://gigaom.com/video/ustream-down-bambuser

The Megabreach Is Back: Hacktivists To Blame For 58 Percent Of Stolen Data In 2011, Says Verizon Study

Move over organized cybercriminals, the new gangs in town don't want our money, but they want to make a point, and they're going to do whatever it takes to make sure we listen. The annual <a href="htt