Helping your kids with their homework is one thing. Breaking into the school’s computer systems to change your kids’ grades is something else entirely — but that’s what a mom in Pennsylvania is accused of doing.
A disgruntled Burger King employee was quickly shown the door after posting a knees-down photo of himself standing in lettuce meant for sandwiches — and then having his identity outed by a group of crack internet sleuths.
Boredom, coupled with a desire to prove himself in the digital space, were the reasons that a 15-year-old Austrian hacked into the web systems of 259 companies in three months. Fear not, though — officials have apprehended the troublemaker.
The hacker group that in the past two months has breached numerous corporation and government websites has announced that it’s finished. LulzSec, short for Lulz Security, says it only wanted to operate for 50 days to try to revive the AntiSec movement, which is opposed to the computer…
We have known for a while that the United States is vulnerable to hackers, and the threat continues to grow. As the cyber/hacker community grows and becomes even more knowledgeable, it becomes more important to have a cyber defense team that can handle such a threat.