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Anonymous hacks Monsanto, targets Exxon Mobil, ConocoPhillips

<a href="">Anonymous</a> has posted names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Monsanto employees, and is promising action against Exxon Mobil, ConocoPhillips, Canadian Oil Sands Ltd., Imperial Oil, the Royal Bank of Scotland and others.

Tim Greene | 14 Jul | Read more

Anonymous hacks Booz Allen Hamilton, steals 90,000 military emails

The hacker group <a href="">Anonymous</a> claims it has stolen information from government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton that it says will help it hack into resources of other contractors and <a href="">security</a> consultants.

Tim Greene | 12 Jul | Read more

Anonymous, LulzSec bring bragging rights back to hacking, CTO says

Hactivist groups such as <a href="">Anonymous</a> and <a href="">LulzSec</a> hearken back to earlier days when Web attacks were done for bragging rights, not profits, says the new CTO of incident-response, forensics company Mandiant.

Tim Greene | 24 Jun | Read more

Digital forensics company lands strategic investments

Incident-response forensics company Mandiant has received strategic investments from two separate investment firms with the aim of expanding the company's field staff that responds to <a href="">security</a> breaches as well as investing more in research and development.

Tim Greene | 24 Jun | Read more

Ponemon study: Cyber attacks more frequent, severe

Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent and severe, and the vast majority of businesses have suffered at least one <a href="">data breach</a> in the past year, a Ponemon Institute survey says.

Tim Greene | 22 Jun | Read more

Pentagon building Internet simulator to practice cyberwar

A model of the Internet where the Pentagon can practice <a href="">cyberwar</a> games -- complete with software that mimics human behavior under varying military threat levels -- is due to be up and running by this time next year, according to a published report.

Tim Greene | 18 Jun | Read more