Hacking Team – Phineas Fisher Hack

In July 5, 2015, the Twitter account of “Hacking Team”, an Italian based company who sells it’s spyware and malware technology to law enforcement around the world, suddenly tweeted, “Since we have nothing to hide, we’re publishing all our e-mails, files, and source code.” Along with the odd tweet was … Read More >>

Sony Pictures 2011 LulzSec Hack

In late May-early June of 2011, LulzSec, a loose collective of hackers, took credit for stealing massive amounts of data from SonyPictures.com. The collective stole names, passwords, e-mail and home addresses of millions of customers/users.

One potential motive for the hack was said to be retaliation for Sony’s legal action … Read More >>

Ashley Madison Hack

In July of 2015 employees at Avid Life Media (ALM), the owners of Ashley Madison (the hookup site for cheaters) and Established Men (a “sugar daddy” dating site) logged into their computers greeted with a warning message saying that unless the company shut down Ashley Madison and Established Men they … Read More >>