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Hackers plot DIY Sputniks for Internet freedom

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hackers at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, which wrapped up over the weekend, are toasting the New Year with a newly announced plan for a hacker-owned satellite communications network. The anti-censorship ...

Indian hacker lords have Symantec antivirus code

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Indian hacker group called The Lords of Dharmaraja has laid claim to Symantec’s antivirus software code. Symantec, confirming the theft in an e-mail posted Friday, said the chunk of pilfered code ...

Hackers send fake terror alerts from NBC's Twitter

(AP) -- A hacker broke into the Twitter account of NBC News and sent out a handful of false tweets about a suspected hijacking and a plane attack at ground zero just days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

Serious Facebook hack lands UK student in prison

(AP) -- A British student who stole sensitive information from Facebook's internal network was sentenced to eight months in prison Friday in what prosecutors described as the most serious case of social media hacking ever ...

Intel predicts the death of mobile computing as we know it

(PhysOrg.com) -- The folks over at Intel have come up with an interesting prediction, one that may make all of you feel a little bit foolish for buying a laptop, and a netbook or a tablet. They are predicting that as time ...

Hackers deface website of lawyers for US Marine

Members of the hacker group Anonymous defaced the website on Friday of the law firm that defended a US Marine who faced charges in connection with the 2005 killing of 24 Iraqi civilians.

Hackers protest BART decision to block cellphones

(AP) -- Hackers broke into a website for San Francisco's mass transit system Sunday and posted contact information for more than 2,000 customers, the latest showdown between anarchists angry at perceived attempts to limit ...

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