News tagged with hacker attack

Sony CEO apologizes for massive data breach

(AP) -- Sony Corp. Chief Executive Howard Stringer apologized for "inconvenience and concern" caused by the security breach that compromised personal data from more than 100 million online gaming accounts.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Business
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Wikileaks defenders hack computer security firm

A hacker group behind online attacks on companies that withdrew services to WikiLeaks busted through the defenses of a computer security firm working with federal agents to expose their identities.

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Internet
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British arrests over cyber group 'Anonymous'

British police arrested five people Thursday as part of an investigation into cyber attacks by the online group "Anonymous", which last year assailed websites that were hostile to WikiLeaks.

dateJan 27, 2011 in Internet
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Dutch police investigate apparent hacker attack

(AP) -- Police said Friday they are investigating if hackers were responsible for taking down websites of police and prosecutors in the Netherlands after the arrest of a 16-year-old for involvement in a cyberattack on several ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Internet
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WikiLeaks switches to Swiss domain after attacks

(AP) -- WikiLeaks was forced Friday to switch over to a Swiss domain name, wikileaks.ch, after a new round of hacker attacks on its system prompted its American domain name provider to withdraw service.

dateDec 03, 2010 in Internet
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