A new site wants to use the power of anonymity to battle organized crime in southern Italy.
Cyber attacks, such as the recent one on the New York Times, are more about gaining attention than causing damage, according to Akamai.
The website of a Syrian telecommunications provider redirected to AT&T's website and then T-Mobile's on Wednesday, an apparent prank by a hacker who has been probing the country's Internet infrastructure for several days.
Twitter, The New York Times and other prominent websites were struck by a powerful cyberattack that continued affecting other websites into Tuesday evening, directing visitors to a site purportedly controlled by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).
WikiLeaks, best known for its release of secret documents pertaining to U.S. activities in current wars, Monday opened an online database of Henry Kissinger-era cables.
North Korea may be making some serious nuclear threats, but it's looking silly after a series of hacks by Anonymous lampoon its leader on official sites and feeds.
U.S companies and government agencies can learn from the large-scale disruptions that have hit several banks and media outlets in South Korea in the last 24 hours, security analysts said.
Bank of America blamed a data breach on another company that revealed internal emails related to monitoring of hacktivist groups including Anonymous.