Malaysia arrests 11 suspects for hacking government sites

Malaysian officials announced on Thursday the arrest of 11 suspects believed to be part of a hacktivist group that defaced government websites during late January. The group, calling itself Anonymous Malaysia, defaced 17 websites for local governments and universities, according Read More …

Hezbollah’s cyber unit hacked into telecoms and ISPs

A Hezbollah-affiliated threat actor known as Lebanese Cedar has been linked to intrusions at telco operators and internet service providers in the US, the UK, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, the Palestinian Authority, and the UAE. The year-long hacking Read More …

German authorities seize ‘BlueLeaks’ server that hosted data on US cops

German authorities have seized today a web server that hosted BlueLeaks, a website that provided access to internal documents stolen from US police departments. The server belonged to DDoSecrets (Distributed Denial of Secrets), an activist group that published the files Read More …

Anonymous hacker exposed after dropping USB drive while throwing Molotov cocktail

In a bizarre investigation, Belgium police have identified a member of the Anonymous Belgium hacker collective while investigating an arson case at a local bank. The perpetrator, a 35-year-old man from the Belgian city of Roeselare, was initially arrested after Read More …

Airports and nuclear power stations on terror alert as government officials warn of ‘credible’ cyber threat

Britain’s airports and nuclear power stations have been told to tighten their defences against terrorist attacks in the face of increased threats to electronic security systems. Security services have issued a series of alerts in the past 24 hours, warning Read More …