A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.
Israel is looking to hire university students to post pro-Israel messages on social media networks — without needing to identify themselves as government-linked, officials said Wednesday.
A notorious hacking group claims on Twitter that it hacked Facebook’s website which caused outages and slowdowns for a few hours Thursday night.
Hackers loyal to the Anonymous movement say they’ve broken into the website of a U.S. tear gas company whose ammunition has been used against demonstrators in Egypt and elsewhere.
A popular, anonymous group claimed that the group had successfully taken down the CIA’s website earlier today.