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Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Teen Who Hacked Ex-CIA Director John Brennan Gets Sentenced to 2 Years of Prison

A judge in London sentenced a British teenager who was part of the hacking group Crackas With Attitude, which targeted prominent US government employees.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.20.18
direct action
direct action

Strike: Here’s Why Tens of Thousands of AT&T Workers Just Walked Off the Job

It’s just the latest major labor action to roil the telecom industry.
Sam Gustin
5.19.17
News
News

Whoops! Man Accused of Being Part of CIA Hacking Group Had Already Been Doxed

Not all self-described hackers are good at hiding their identities.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.9.16
News
News

FBI Arrests Two Alleged Members of Group That Hacked the CIA Director

Two young men from North Carolina have been charged with their alleged connection to the hacking group "Crackas With Attitude."
Joseph Cox and Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.8.16
CWA
CWA

Verizon Says It Has Enough Scabs to Offset 40,000-Worker Walkout, No Problem

Verizon workers launched a massive strike over the telecom giant's "greed."
Sam Gustin
4.13.16
News
News

Police Arrest Second Alleged Member of Teen Group that Hacked CIA Director

Despite promises of more attacks, it seems like the authorities are getting their hands on more and more members of “Crackas With Attitude.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.18.16
Hacking
Hacking

No One's Emails Are Safe, Says CIA Director Who Got Hacked

John Brennan, who used an ancient AOL email account, thinks nobody’s emails are safe.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.15.16
Hacking
Hacking

Teenage Hackers Promise More Government Hacks After Alleged Leader’s Arrest

Hackers involved with the hacking group called “Crackas With Attitude” react to the arrest of their alleged leader.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.12.16
uk
uk

Teen Allegedly Behind CIA, FBI Breaches: 'They're Trying to Ruin My Life.'

UK police arrested a 16-year-old suspected of being behind the hacks on the CIA director and the Department of Justice.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.12.16
News
News

Hacker Publishes Personal Info of 20,000 FBI Agents

As promised, hacker publishes personal information of 20,000 FBI agents, allegedly stolen from a hacked Department of Justice computer.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.8.16
News
News

Hackers ‘Dox’ Miami Police Officers With Data Stolen From Government Database

We now have evidence that hackers loosely affiliated with the “teen” hacking group Crackas With Attitude have more information on law enforcement agents.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.22.16
News
News

'Teens' Who Hacked CIA Director Also Hit White House Official

The teen hackers who embarrassed the CIA Director John Brennan and US Spy Chief James Clapper have hit yet another victim.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.19.16