A-Doh!-Be hit by ‘sophisticated’ Cyber Attack

Adobe’s systems have been hit by numerous “sophisticated attacks” that have compromised the information of 2.9 million customers, and accessed the source code of Adobe products. The company said¬†on Thursday¬†that it has been the victim of a major cyberattack and said hackers had accessed those millions of customer IDs and encrypted passwords. “We also believe […]

Anonymous Hackers Target Child Porn Websites

The Anonymous campaign began Oct. 14, when members of the hacktivist group found a cache of child-pornography websites while browsing a secret website called the Hidden Wiki, a guidebook to hundreds of underground websites invisible to search engines and regular Internet users. The hackers singled out Lolita City, a file-sharing site used by pedophiles, and […]

LulzSec opens hack request hotline

The hacker group Lulz Security has opened a telephone request line so its fans can suggest potential targets. It claims to have launched denial of service attacks on several websites as a result, although it did not detail which ones. The unspecified hacks formed part of a wave of security breaches that the group called […]

LulzSec hacks EVE Online as rampage continues

Hacker pranksters LulzSec took out sci-fi game EVE Online on Tuesday as part of a run of attacks apparently perpetrated purely for the lulz. A DDoS attack left EVE Online offline for around five hours as part of an operation called Titanic Takeover Tuesday. CCP Games, the firm behind the popular multiplayer game, said that […]

LulzSec targets US Senate

Hacker tricksters LulzSec is baiting US lawmakers with its latest attack on the US Senate. The hacking group posted what security experts Sophos characterised as “basic information on the filesystems, user logins and the Apache web server config files” of the Senate website on Wednesday morning. The group also posted a directory listing in a […]

Lulzsec targets pron.com

Hacktivist pranksters LulzSec have struck again with the release of 26,000 email addresses and passwords from members of internet smut site Pron.com. Relying on the frequent mistake of using the same login combination on multiple sites, LulzSec called on its followers to try and use the credentials to log into Facebook, before letting the friends […]

LulzSec warns NHS over National Health Security

LulzSec, the security collective which claimed credit for hacking Sony, has taken to Twitter to warn the NHS that it stumbled across several admin passwords. The Department of Health claimed the breach was nothing more serious than “a very small number of website administrators”. It said no national systems were hit – given the slow […]

LulzSec hack targets FBI affiliates

Mischief-making hacking group LulzSec hacked into the systems of an FBI-affiliated public-private partnership organisation, defacing its website and leaking its email database in the process. Website defacements included mooching messages such as “LET IT FLOW YOU STUPID FBI BATTLESHIPS” and a video clip. Part of the message suggests that LulzSec launched the attack as some […]