It is being considered one of Britain’s largest data breaches. Hackers gained entry to Dixons Carphone and accessed 5.9 million credit cards.
Concert ticket website Ticketfly has been hacked. As a result, 26 million accounts have been affected.
Another government database has been breached. This time, hackers gained access to the medical record of half the population of Norway.
There’s been a development in the Sony hacking story. Earlier this month, Sony threatened to send legal notices to those publishing their leaked e-mails. Now, it seems that those threats are being carried out.
Things are getting intense as the Sony hack grows. Employees of the company are now receiving threatening e-mails from the alleged hackers saying that their families will be in danger.
By Drew Wilson The Dutch government is proposing a bill that would allow the government to hack anyone’s computer – including those located outside of the Netherlands. The bill was signed by Ivo Opstelten and published. There has been no shortage of hacking going around in the last few years, but is it right that […]
By Drew Wilson The Copyright Alert System rolled out last week and the system has a lot to be desired in terms of protecting the users security (among other things). Many are unhappy about it and, recently, one group hacked an ISP over it. Time Warner Cable’s support website was defaced last week. The defacement […]
There’s some rather scary news coming from Australia right now. The Australian government is considering sweeping new surveillance powers which includes the surveillance of social networking sites and data retention. While that isn’t exactly novel, buried in the proposal is a provision that would allow police to hack your computer for the purposes of gathering […]
The NDP leadership convention has wrapped up in Canada. While a leader was selected, there was an underlying problem with the voting process itself. Since the CBC apparently did not have the resources to understand what a DDOS attack even was which appears to have been what happened to the NDP voting system, we here […]
What started as a group of people wanting to protest has become an all out war over censorship. After earlier threats were made by Anonymous, it appears as though Anonymous did make good on their threat to target BART.