A hacker once considered "the Internet's most inept criminal" received on Monday a prison sentence of 20 months in prison for launching DDoS attacks against the city of Madison, Wisconsin —attacks which caused delays and outages to various municipality services, including its 911 emergency call center.
Eventbrite-owned Ticket distribution service Ticketfly has taken its website offline today after a hacker defaced its frontpage and stole a part of its customer database.
TaskRabbit, a web-based service that connects freelance handymen with clients in various local US markets, has emailed customers admitting it suffered a security breach.
In cooperation with Interpol, Group-IB, a Moscow-based cyber-security firm, has tracked down and revealed the real-world identities of five members of the United Islamic Cyber Force (UICF).
Earlier today, a hacker group named 31337 Hackers has leaked personal details and files belonging to a security researcher working for Mandiant, FireEye's breach investigation unit.
The Turkish-Dutch political conflict has spewed into cyberspace during the past few days as Turkish hackers have defaced hundreds of websites and Twitter accounts with political messages and pictures of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
A hacking crew that goes by the name of National Hackers Agency (NHA) has defaced 605 websites in one go after they managed to get access to a server from UK hosting firm DomainMonster.
Attacks on WordPress sites using a vulnerability in the REST API, patched in WordPress version 4.7.2, have intensified over the past two days, as attackers have now defaced over 1.5 million pages, spread across 39,000 unique domains.
WordPress sites that haven't been updated to the most recent version, v4.7.2, released last week, are under attack as four hacking groups are conducting mass defacement campaigns.