Red-Faced Blue Toad Says It’s the Source of Leaked Apple UDIDs

A Florida publishing firm says those iOS device IDs that hacker group AntiSec claimed to have stolen from the FBI were actually swiped from its servers.

Apple: We Didn’t Give FBI Any Device IDs

The company says that if the FBI has iPhone and iPad UDIDs — as claimed by a hacker group and denied by the agency — it didn’t get them from Apple.

FBI Says AntiSec Hackers Lied About List of iPhone ID Numbers

Hackers lying? Who would have thunk it?

Hackers Claim FBI Has List of 12 Million iPhone and iPad ID Numbers

If the claim by AntiSec bears out, the next question then becomes, what is the FBI doing with this information?

Not Lulzing Anymore: Five Hackers Charged in U.S., U.K. and Ireland

Five people on two continents are charged as being members of the LulzSec hacking troupe that caused so much mayhem last summer. They are alleged to have been turned in by one of their own.

Anonymous Fails, Once Again, to Make Its Point

Big as they were, the attacks carried out in revenge for the Megaupload arrests accomplished nothing significant.

How Scary Was the Internet in 2011?

How scary was the Internet in 2011? It depends on what you consider scary. News of attacks, some silly, some downright chilling, created uneasiness all year.

Facing Real-World Violence, Anonymous Backs Down From Drug Cartel

A planned campaign by the hacking troupe Anonymous against a Mexican drug cartel is called off. The threat of getting arrested is one thing. The all-too-real threat of getting killed is quite another.

U.K. Arrests Two More Suspected Members of LulzSec

Police in the U.K. make the second pair of arrests in as many days in their ongoing investigation into the activities of the LulzSec and Anonymous hacker gangs.

Operation Shady RAT: The Biggest Hacking Attack Ever

The biggest network intrusion ever has been carried out since 2006 against organizations in 72 countries. You get three guesses who the attacker is thought to be, but you probably only need one. Need a hint? It wasn’t LulzSec.

U.K. Police Say This Is the Face of LulzSec Hacker Known as Topiary

The 18-year-old resident of the Shetland Islands has been granted bail and is scheduled to appear in a U.K. court on Aug. 30.

LulzSec Hackers Protest PayPal, as One of Them Is Arrested in U.K.

LulzSec and Anonymous encourage people to dump their PayPal accounts. Meanwhile, a member is arrested by Scotland Yard.

Anonymous Hacks NATO, Steals Lame Documents

The hacking group Anonymous raised eyebrows today for its “daring hacker raid” on the servers of NATO. What did it take? A bunch of documents that so far seem, well, boring, really.

16 Arrested in Nationwide Hacker Crackdown

The arrests include 14 for a December attack against PayPal, and two connected to a pair of incidents connected to the LulzSec gang. Five others are arrested in the U.K. and The Netherlands.
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FBI Moves on Anonymous in New York and California

FBI agents are arresting people and executing search warrants nationwide as part of its investigation into the hacking group Anonymous.
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Defense Contractor Booz Allen Is Latest Target of Hacker Group Anonymous

The hackers formerly known as LulzSec has a new target in its sights: Defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. The company confirmed an attack yesterday, though so far it’s not clear that it means anything.

Web Security Start-Up CloudFlare Lands $20 Million Funding Round

CloudFlare, the Web security start-up made famous by the infamous LulzSec hackers, is adding 1,000 new customers a day. Clearly, it’s onto something, and the venture capitalists at New Enterprise Associates have taken note.

Sony to Finally Complete Restoration of PlayStation Services After Attacks

Sony is restoring its PlayStation and other online entertainment networks tomorrow in Japan, representing the very last market to be restored after a hacking attack brought it down nearly two and a half months ago.

Laughs Just Keep on Coming — LulzSec’s Final Release Contained Malware

Nestled within its final document release was a big folder full of malware — trojans and worms and all sorts of nasty things. Also, LulzSec isn’t gone. Members just teamed up formally with Anonymous.

Despite All the Attention, LulzSec Hackers Failed

Now that it has disbanded, what to make of the legacy of the infamous hacking group LulzSec? Its primary skill seemed to be for self-promotion more than anything else.

At the Height of Their Infamy, LulzSec Hackers Call It Quits

On its 50th day of activity, the hacking group LulzSec calls it quits, but not before dropping one more collection of hacker booty. Why quit now? Probably because the heat is on.


Hackers Hit Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. said hackers recently breached some of its servers and stole customer information, the latest in a string of successful attacks on videogame companies.

Arizona Confirms LulzSec Docs Are Authentic, Worries About Officer Safety

The documents dumped to BitTorrent by LulzSec contain the names and home addresses of eight Arizona State cops. Officials there are worried that the release endangers the safety of its officers.

LulzSec Goes All Wikileaks on Arizona State Cops

LulzSec dumps a load of documents belonging to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Apparently they don’t like a controversial immigration law there. Also, the group has yet another rival gang that aims to bring them down.

LulzSec Shrugs After Scotland Yard Nabs Hacking Suspect (Updated)

Scotland Yard’s arrest of a 19-year old on computer crime charges has some wondering if the infamous LulzSec hacking troupe — which has attacked entities as varied as Sony, Nintendo and the CIA — is about to be broken. The group itself doesn’t sound worried. Update: Now LulzSec has acknowledged a tie to the person arrested.