Tag Archive: anonymous

Anonymous targeting Sony again

Anonymous, the hacker group behind a rash of massive security breaches, might be turning its attention back to Sony. In the fading days of 2011, the loosely collected group released a YouTube video expressing its… Continue reading

Are Rising Corporate Cyber Attacks a Conspiracy?

The hacker world has been a busy one lately. The blend of high-profile cyber intrusions and denial of service attacks, mixed with vague anonymous threats delivered by mechanized voices and curiously timed offline… Continue reading

FBI arrests 16 in hacker crackdown

‘Anonymous’ may not be quite as anonymous as they believed. The FBI has arrested 16 people as part of a crackdown on the Internet’s best-known hacker group. These come on top of five… Continue reading

Hackers vs. Gamers

Given how fierce the console wars can get – and how loyal some users are to one brand – it’s not surprising there was a little bit of schadenfreude when Sony announced it… Continue reading

Showbiz sweats hacker attacks

No one in the entertainment world wants to be Sony these days. After a security breach resulted in the theft of personal information in more than 100 million user accounts, it didn’t seem… Continue reading

Sony Gives Details on Massive Data Theft to Congress

As Sony continues to determine the severity and scope of a recent cyberattack that saw personal information for over 100 million customer accounts stolen, Congress is demanding answers. After declining a request by the House Subcommittee on Commerce,… Continue reading

Sony offers more details on data theft

Sony is stopping short of making direct accusations, but pointed an accusatory finger at the collective group of hackers who go by ‘Anonymous’. The company, in a letter written to the House Subcommittee… Continue reading

Hackers Take Down Sony’s PlayStation Network

Hackers have managed to cut Sony off at the knees in several of the most competitive aspects of this generation of video games. For the past five days, the PlayStation Network has been offline—making it… Continue reading