Tag: corporate

Chicago Hacker Tied to Anonymous

Chicago Hacker Tied to Anonymous

| March 8, 2012 | 4 Replies

Chuck Sudo Chicagoist.com   Jeremy Hammond, the Bridgeport resident arrested yesterday in connection with the international investigation into hacktivist collectives Anonymous and LulzSec, is no stranger to being investigated by authorities for his computer skills or to being in prison.   According to the Sun-Times, Hammond’s rap sheet includes “a conviction for burning a 2016 Olympics […]

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SEC Shows VeriSign Hacks Went Unreported

SEC Shows VeriSign Hacks Went Unreported

| March 8, 2012 | Reply

Joseph Menn The Sydney Morning Herald    VeriSign, the company in charge of delivering people safely to more than half the world’s websites, has been hacked repeatedly by outsiders who stole undisclosed information from the leading internet infrastructure company. The previously unreported breaches occurred in 2010 at the Reston, Virginia-based company, which is ultimately responsible […]

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Hackers Show Porn on Best Buy TVs

Hackers Show Porn on Best Buy TVs

| March 8, 2012 | 1 Reply

Chris Cato News Channel 7   GREENVILLE, S.C. – Best Buy’s corporate office is apologizing for the incident that was apparently witnessed by numerous customers, including young children. “It was extremely, extremely pornographic image,” customer Gloria Berg says.  ”I think even the word ‘pornographic’ doesn’t cover it.  I have never watched pornography, so I don’t […]

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Anonymous Hacks Combined Systems

Anonymous Hacks Combined Systems

| March 8, 2012 | Reply

VirtualThreat VirtualThreat.com   In a bold move the hacker activist group called Anonymous has rooted, defaced, and ultimately removed Combined Systems servers from the internet.  This pounding came on the same date as a well-known uprising in Bahrain.  Founded in 1981, Combined Systems, Inc. (CSI), is a U.S.-based firm that supports military forces and law […]

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