On July 13, 2018, 12 Russian nationals were charged by indictment with conducting cyber operations against the United States in an effort to “interfere with the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.”
In 2016 multiple cyber units of the Russian “GRU” (Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff were able to secure, … Read More >>
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 >>
On May 21, 2014, eBay reported that it had discovered its systems had been breached two weeks earlier and that all of their 145 million users had PII stolen from them. The reason given for the delay in announcing the breach was that eBay initially believed the user data was … Read More >>
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 >>
In March of 2011, RSA the makers of the RSA SecurID tokens that over 40 million government organizations and corporations use for their security in authenticating users, disclosed that they had been the victim of hackers.
It was believed that the hack came from two teams and was sponsored by … Read More >>