Uriminzokkiri.com, the North Korean propaganda site, was hacked, it seems. As of posting, it is impossible to access the site. It's gone dark.
Some people don't like Zynga very much. In the wake of news last week that the FarmVille makers laid off 5% of their worldwide staff (around 150 people), some people really don't like Zynga very much.
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…
Last month, internet collective Anonymous (or a group claiming the Anonymous moniker) launched Operation Japan, which was designed to protest the country's strict copyright law. In the wake of the operation, several Japanese governmental sites were hit. However, there appears to have been a snafu—a blunder, if you…
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.
George "geohot" Hotz found himself with overnight notoriety when, in 2007 at the age of seventeen, he successfully unlocked an iPhone — the first known to do so, bragging about it online.
Anonymous continues to lash out following the seizure of Megaupload and the jailing of its founder, having momentarily deleted both CBS.com and UniversalMusic.com. Xbox Live has been threatened, but is that credible?
Sorry, I see a guy in a modern-day setting wearing a white face mask and jump to conclusions. Still, the conspiracy-laden Earth of The Secret World seems like a great place for Anonymous to hang out, doesn't it?
Next Media Animation's army of computer graphic animators churned out a story today neatly encapsulating the week's escalating hacker wars.
According to their Twitter updates, LulzSec has launched DDoS attacks—either on purpose or as a side effect of a mass hack attempt—that has taken down EVE Online, Escapist magazine, and Minecraft, proving conclusively that they hate everyone equally.
After Spanish cops arrested a trio of suspected Anonymous members, the Turkish police now say it has arrested 32 suspected Anonymous members, including eight minors. No word yet if they were involved in the PSN hacks. [The Guardian]
On Friday, Spanish police arrested three in the PSN hacks. According to the BBC, this Sunday Anonymous knocked the website for Spain's national police offline with a denial of service attack. [BBC]
It's believed that members of Anonymous, a group of hackers and activists, are behind the attacks on the PlayStation Network. While the group's "leaders" have dismissed these claims, the fact they're seen as "leaders" at all may have become a bit of a problem.
Two long-time members of hacker group Anonymous tell the Financial Times that members of the loosely organized entity are likely behind the hacking attack on Sony, despite the group's official denials.
The New York Attorney General subpoenaed Sony over the data breach of its Playstation and Sony Online Entertainment networks, Bloomberg reports.
No arrests have been made connected to the Playstation outage, Kotaku has confirmed, despite a story making the rounds that claims FBI and others have issues warrants and made arrests.
Can you log onto the PlayStation Network via your PS3 console at the moment? We can't, and we're getting reports plenty of other people can't either.
Over the weekend, Anonymous held in-person protests at Sony stores. The idea was for the Guy Fawkes mask-wearing members of the group to go into Sony's shops and pass out fliers. How did it go? Well, the weekend came and went.