Anonymous Claims PSN Hack Affecting 10 Million Accounts [Update: It's a Hoax]

Anonymous claims it broke into the PlayStation Network and has a 50 gigabyte database of email accounts and their passwords. Ten million accounts "are at risk," says the hacker involved. The passwords appear to be encrypted, and many of the accounts published in this document appear to be from northern Europe. This… »8/15/12 1:53pm8/15/12 1:53pm

Japanese Ministry Unsure If It Was Cyber-Attacked by Anonymous

This week, hacker-activist collective Anonymous allegedly attacked a number of Japanese government sites, such as the Finance Ministry's site and the Supreme Court's site, among others.

New, strict Japanese copyright law that could imprison people for illegally downloading copyrighted content incited the attack. »6/28/12 6:30am6/28/12 6:30am

Hacker's Fight With Sony Is Over, But Not For Anonymous

Sony and George Hotz, the hacker who jailbroke the PS3, reached a settlement that ends Sony's multizillion dollar claim against the 21-year-old rapper provided he never screws with their stuff ever again. End of controversy, right? Well, someone failed to clear this with Anonymous, self-appointed sheriff of Internet… »4/13/11 10:00pm4/13/11 10:00pm