Posts tagged hacked
Anonymous hit US security think-tank

Hacktivist group Anonymous claim they have stolen thousands of emails, passwords and credit car details from Stratfor: a US-based data security firm.

Information at the Austin-based company was unecrypted, meaning obtaining the information was a simple operation.  Rather troubling since Stratfor's clients include the likes of the US defence department, Apple inc., various law enforcement agencies and media organisations.  The firm has since suspended all operations on their servers.

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PSN breached - Larger implications for cloud computing?
It seems just like yesterday when PS3 users were bemoaning the fact that their favoured online gaming delivery service was down, limp and lifeless from malicious cyber attacks. Fast-forward a few months and Sony has again been hit by a breach in its network, though this time the impact was much less pronounced than its spring counterpart.
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