Computer Hacking

(Computer hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur, a/k/a "Sabu," walks out of federal court in Manhattan after his sentencing.   Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Notorious Computer Hacker Freed From Prison After Donning ‘White Hat’

“He was arrested back in the middle of 2011,” says CNET editor-at-large Tim Stevens, “and basically the next day turned and started to help them identify some of the major hackers they wanted to bring down.”

05/27/2014

(US attorney general Eric Holder takes questions from the media during an announcement on indictments against Chinese military hackers.  David Hickton, US attorney for Western Pennsylvania is at left; assistant attorney general for national security John Carlin at right.  Photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Drexel U. Cybersecurity Expert Says Chinese Hackers Used Some Simple Tricks

In the first case of its kind, a US grand jury is charging five Chinese computer hackers with economic espionage and theft of trade secrets.

05/19/2014

(Photo illustration by Mike Dougherty)

Indictments Announced In NJ In Massive Hacking Scheme

Four Russian nationals and a Ukrainian have been charged with running a sophisticated hacking organization that over seven years penetrated computer networks of more than a dozen major American and international corporations.

07/25/2013

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