Anonymous hacker sentenced to 10 years in prison

Jeremy Hammond (aka “Anarchaos”), the Anonymous hacker that earlier this year pleaded guilty to conspiracy and hacking charges regarding the much publicized breach …

Syrian hackers hijack Obama’s tweets

The Syrian Electronic Army has apparently managed to modify tweets from Barack Obama’s official Twitter account to include links to a pro-Assad video, as well as …

Data visualization of global DDoS attacks

Arbor Networks have collaborated with Google Ideas to create a data visualization that maps global DDoS attacks. Google Ideas – a “think/do’ tank – …

12 trends in privacy and security

First identified as an industry issue a decade ago, data breaches are now part of the consumer vocabulary. Data breaches have evolved from credit card fraud with financial …

London Olympics cyber attack fears

The BBC has released details from 2012 Olympic Games officials about fears that the opening ceremony might have come under cyber-attack. Here are some comments from industry …