hacktivists

When Spies Come Home

Stalkerware Company FlexiSpy Calls Catastrophic Hack ‘Just Some False News'

In the aftermath of a damaging hack, the company is keeping it quiet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.17
When Spies Come Home

'I'm Going to Burn Them to the Ground': Hackers Explain Why They Hit the Stalkerware Market

The two hacktivists who stole tens of thousands of customer and company records from two consumer spyware companies speak up, explaining why and how they did it.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.17
video

Inside Anonymous’ ‘Civil War’ Over Its Fight With ISIS

How badly is Anonymous divided over its online war on ISIS?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.4.16
video

How Anonymous and Other Hacktivists Fight ISIS Online

Anonymous and several offshoot hacktivists groups have been waging war on ISIS in cyberspace, but have they made any difference?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.1.16
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

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
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

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

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

'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
News

'Teen' Hacker Claims Another Victim In Campaign Against Government

The teen hacker who pranked the US spy chief is now bragging about hacking social media accounts of a former intelligence executive.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.15.16
News

Teen Who Hacked CIA Email Is Back to Prank US Spy Chief

The teen hacker has now hit the Director Of National Intelligence James Clapper.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.12.16
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