The website of Banco de España, the national central bank of Spain, was taken offline at the beginning of the week by a DDoS attack claimed by hacktivist group Anonymous Catalonia.
A member of the Anonymous hacker collective was found guilty this week in a trial for a series of cyber-attacks the man had conducted in 2014, including some aimed at children's hospitals.
Four academics from the Technical University in Dresden, Germany (TU Dresden) have created an app that detects and masks the hidden dot patterns that laser color printers secretly hide on all printed documents.
Three years ago it was revealed that Automatic tank gauges at approximately 5,000 US gas stations were exposed on the Internet, without password protection. Currently, according to a recent scan, 5,635 gas stations with the same vulnerability have been found.
The UK will not extradite Lauri Love to face hacking charges in the US, according to a court ruling announced today.
Court documents obtained by Bleeping Computer reveal that the FBI has charged a Minnesota man for launching hundreds of DDoS attacks on companies all over the world, including his former employers and business partners.
Loopix is a new anonymity network developed by a group of researchers from University College London (UCL) that comes with all the good parts of previous systems and new additions to improve security.
During the past week, there has been a sudden surge in online extortion campaigns, against regular users and security researchers alike.
GoDaddy has informed The Daily Stormer, the top white supremacy site in the US, to find a new web host following a denigrating post against the woman who died over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.
On Friday, US authorities arrested a man on charges of launching DDoS attacks and making death and bomb threats against several targets including Leagle.com, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Metro News Canada, the official website of the Canadian government, and others.
BitMixer, the world's most popular Bitcoin mixing service has announced last weekend it was shutting down operations effective immediately.
Britain's Internet regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has fined the city council of Gloucester with £100,000 ($125,000) after local authorities failed to apply a security update for almost three months.
Anonymous members who wanted to participate in this year's annual #OpIsrael cyber-attacks were the targets of an intelligence gathering operation carried out by an unknown threat actor.
One of the Anonymous hackers who exposed the Steubenville High School rape case in 2012, was sentenced yesterday to two years in prison by a judge in Lexington, Kentucky.
Anonymous hackers have breached Freedom Hosting II, a popular Dark Web hosting provider, and have taken down 10,613 .onion sites.
Thai officials announced on Monday the arrests of nine teenagers who have participated in cyber-attacks against government websites.
UK Interior Minister Amber Rudd signed today the extradition order for Lauri Love, one of the Anonymous hacktivists that have allegedly participated in a series of coordinated cyber-attacks following the suicide of Reddit co-founder and Internet hacktivist Aaron Schwartz.
This week we have leaked keys, analysis of a new family, 1 new ransomware variants, 3 new ransomware infections, and 1 new ransomware decryptor. It was a big week for the Petya and Mischa devs as they opened their Ransomware as a Service to the public and leaked 3,500 decryption keys for the Chimera Ransomware.