According to a US report recently claimed that hackers had managed to interfere with two military satellites, but one expert argues the amount of energy required would be too great for ordinary hackers.
The hackers took control of the Landsat-7 and Terra AM-1 satellites for a grand total of 12 minutes and two minutes respectively.
One might hope that the communications satellites suspended in orbit above the earth might be one component of the planet’s technology infrastructure that is safely out of harm’s way.
Anonymous has threatened to take down the websites linked to the upcoming F1 Grand Prix in Canada between June 7 and June 10. This is not just an operation against the race organizers, but also against Canadian authorities, which have been named as "human rights violators.”
"As we did in Bahrain - Anonymous intends to wreck Mr Eccelstone's little party," explained an Anonymous spokesperson. ... Read more »
A massive, highly sophisticated piece of malware has been newly found infecting systems in Iran and elsewhere and is believed to be part of a well-coordinated, ongoing, state-run cyber-espionage op
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Although he has previously stated that he doesn’t help governments address the issues that affect their public-facing websites, the hacker known as Gambit has changed his mind and reported an SQL Injection vulnerability to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL.gov).
"I know I said I don't report to governmental sites. But I figured since I'll be going into the field soon as a pentester for hire I might as well add a few .govs to my resume as well,” he explained. ... Read more »