Researchers Are Liberating Thousands of Pages of Forgotten Hacking History From the Government

Using FOIA, they’ve already published NASA’s official report about the infamous WANK worm.


Barrett Brown Went to Prison Again for Talking to Me

The Anonymous journalist was arrested for speaking with Motherboard and spent three days in prison before being released Monday afternoon.


British Spies Used a URL Shortener to Honeypot Arab Spring Dissidents

A shadowy GCHQ unit used several Twitter accounts to try to influence protests in Iran and across the region since 2009.


A 15-Year-Old Boy Was Just Arrested in Connection with the TalkTalk Hack

The teen was taken into custody in Northern Ireland.


LulzSec Revival Hacker Claims Responsibility for TalkTalk Hack

“We did it #ForTheLulz,” the hacker said.


The Trial of Matthew Keys, the Journalist Who Allegedly Aided Anonymous, Begins

Matthew Keys allegedly used his old employee login to deface news articles. He now stands trial for charges under the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act.


I Spent a Day Learning How to Hack Alongside Wall Street's Financial Consultants

The best way to keep yourself safe from hackers is to learn how to hack yourself.


A Hacker Built a Dark Net Version of the FBI Tip Line

It's a proof of concept that shows how the agency could use Tor.


​How an FBI Informant Ordered the Hack of British Tabloid 'The Sun'

Never-before-published FBI records and exclusive interviews detail how the informant rallied other hackers to attack various News Corp. interests, including The Sun, at a time that the FBI has said it watch watching Monsegur's every move.


OG Internet Trolls Are Upset Their Hobby's Been Ruined

“Threatening to rape someone on Twitter isn’t trolling,” one self-described troll explains. “That’s just threatening to rape someone. On Twitter.”


After 7 Months in Jail, LulzSec Hacker Hector 'Sabu' Monsegur Walks Free

The lenient sentencing took place in the same courtroom where Jeremy Hammond received his 10-year prison sentence.


Former LulzSec Hacker Sabu Will Finally Get Sentenced, After Years of Delays

Court documents reveal why Hector Xavier Monsegur’s sentencing kept getting delayed.