Monthly Archives: May 2013

Watchful journalists called ‘hackers’ for discovering security flaws

What happens when a journalist going about his daily job discovers sensitive information sprawled open on the World Wide Web? Ask Isaac Wolf, a reporter for Scripps Howard News Service, who was conducting a standard Google search when he came across thousands of Social Security numbers and other private records in full public display.

LulzSec hacktivists given longest sentence ever for hacking

LulzSec, famed British hacktivist collective, have been dealt the longest jail sentences ever for hacking. The group of young hackers has been behind several advanced cyberattacks on institutions across various sectors.